32points

Nintendo DSi XL

63points

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo DSi XL
Nintendo Switch
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30 facts in comparison

Nintendo DSi XL vs Nintendo Switch

Nintendo DSi XL
Nintendo Switch

Why is Nintendo DSi XL better than Nintendo Switch?

  • 77.76mm narrower
    ?

    161mmvs238.76mm
  • 10.6mm shorter
    ?

    91mmvs101.6mm
  • Supports connectivity between home and portable devices
    ?
  • Has a secondary screen
    ?
  • 84g lighter
    ?

    314gvs398g
  • Has a front camera
    ?

Why is Nintendo Switch better than Nintendo DSi XL?

  • 618 more available games
    ?

    2441vs1823
  • 60.15x faster CPU speed
    ?

    4 x 2GHzvs1 x 0.133GHz
  • Is region free
    ?
  • 7mm thinner
    ?

    14mmvs21mm
  • 4.1x more battery power
    ?

    4310mAhvs1050mAh
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?
  • Has an HDMI output
    ?
  • Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
    ?

Price comparison

Nintendo DSi XL

Buy used:

$48.79

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo DSi XL AmazonNintendo DSi XL Midnight Blue (Renewed)
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$289.99

Nintendo Switch

Buy used:

$358.95

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch - Animal Crossing: New H...Nintendo Switch - Animal Crossing: New Horizons Edition - Switch
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$299.00
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch 32GB Console Video Games...Nintendo Switch 32GB Console Video Games w/ 32GB Memory Card | Neon Red/Neon Blue Joy-Con | 1080p Resolution | 802.11ac WiFi | HDMI | Surround Sound | IR Motion Camera
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$379.99
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch w/ Red & Blue Joy-Con + ...Nintendo Switch w/ Red & Blue Joy-Con + Animal Crossing (New Horizons) Game Bundle
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$417.94
Nintendo Switch AmazonNewest Nintendo Switch with Green and Bl...Newest Nintendo Switch with Green and Blue Joy-Con - Animal Crossing: New Horizons Edition - 6.2" Touchscreen LCD Display - Green and Blue - iPuzzle 7-in-1 Carrying Case
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$429.00
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch Console - Animal Crossin...Nintendo Switch Console - Animal Crossing: New Horizons Edition + NexiGo 128GB MicroSD Card Holiday Bundle
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$439.00
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch (Neon Blue/Red) Bundle w...Nintendo Switch (Neon Blue/Red) Bundle with Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit (Mario Set) + 6Ave Cleaning Cloth
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$599.97
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch (Neon Blue/Red) Bundle w...Nintendo Switch (Neon Blue/Red) Bundle with Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit (Luigi Set) + 6Ave Cleaning Cloth
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$649.99
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch (Grey)
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$429.99
Nintendo Switch aliexpressCONSOLA NINTENDO SWITCH NEON
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$417.09

Performance

1.CPU speed

1 x 0.133GHz

4 x 2GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.

General info

1.Is region free
Nintendo DSi XL
Nintendo Switch
Region free devices allow you to play games from different continents. This enables you to collect a larger game library, and you could play games before they are released in your region.
2.thickness

21mm

14mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.width

161mm

238.76mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.battery power

1050mAh

4310mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
5.height

91mm

101.6mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.weight

314g

398g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nintendo DSi XL
Nintendo Switch
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo DSi XL
Nintendo Switch
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo DSi XL
Nintendo Switch
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Nintendo DSi XL
Nintendo Switch
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.has an HDMI output
Nintendo DSi XL
Nintendo Switch
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
6.Supports connectivity between home and portable devices
Nintendo DSi XL
Nintendo Switch
A portable device (e.g., handheld console, smartphone) can be connected to a home console and used as a gamepad.

Features

1.number of games

1823

2441

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
2.pixel density

103ppi

236ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

4.2"

6.2"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.resolution

256 x 192px

1280 x 720px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
5.has a touch screen
Nintendo DSi XL
Nintendo Switch
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo DSi XL
Nintendo Switch
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.

Controllers

1.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
Nintendo DSi XL
Nintendo Switch
A motion controller is a type of game controller that utilizes sensors (such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, and other types of sensors) to track motion and provide input.
2.Has a wireless controller
Nintendo DSi XL
Nintendo Switch
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
3.number of buttons

9

18

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

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