Talk:Nintendo DS Lite

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Does anyone know if the DS Lite has been discontinued? Nintendo no longer lists it on their website and the DSi has been reduced in price to what the Lite was selling for. Windward1 (talk) 00:48, 27 May 2012 (UTC)

Last time I looked there was nothing concrete. Most recent report says it's still being produced. Яehevkor 09:34, 27 May 2012 (UTC)

Empty 'Reception' section[edit]

Why is there a totally blank 'Reception' section. If no-body has anything worth putting here, why not just delete it until they do? It's just representing empty space as it is now, and certainly it's a bit redundant to highlight it with a generic 'This section needs expansion' note. MrZoolook (talk) 04:38, 18 June 2012 (UTC)

"while taking styling cues from"[edit]

I'd like to discuss the recent undoing of my edit. Cause, well, I don't agree with it. In the edit, I changed "while taking styling cues from the Game Boy Advance SP" to "while taking styling cues from the Game Boy Micro". A plain visual comparison shows that the DS draws heavily from the Game Boy Advance SP's aethetics, having the same dpad, button style, hinge type, plastic type, and even the same color of blue. The DS Lite on the other hand, draws from the Game Boy Micro. It has the same type of Dpad with white lines through it, white text on the buttons, sharp clean lines, on and on. I'll post some thumbnails below to make it easier for everyone to see the comparison. Ordered by release date left to right.

Game Boy Advance SP
DS Classic
Game Boy Micro
DS Lite

The stated reason is "Perhaps, but it's not about opinion, it's about what the sources say", but no references are given for this point in the description, and reading the nearest references discuss nothing about the visual qualities of the DS Lite. I believe the description element was based on opinion, so the correct response is either remove this bit as conjecture, or go with the plain-sense result: that the DS Lite borrows elements from the Game Boy Micro. - MaJoRoesch (talk) 02:48, 24 June 2013 (UTC)

I suppose I agree with you, but due to the lack of sources, all of this qualifies as WP:OR so there should be some discussion about what to really say and source... DarkToonLink (talk) 04:17, 24 June 2013 (UTC)
Yup. I should've been clearer, because I actually agree with you, MaJoRoesch. We need to find sources, however. The nearest source doesn't say either way, but it does talk about the DS and the Game Boy being parallel. Saying that one draws from another is a little bit strange to me, though, because they all came out in series. SP, DS, Micro, DS Light -it's almost self-apparent that they are going to be stylistically derived from their predecessors, and I think we need a source explicitly mentioning it before including it in the article. As DarkToonLink says, without sources, it's just original research. Grayfell (talk) 07:22, 24 June 2013 (UTC)
Oh, alright, I misunderstood. Glad we're all on the same page. Well, I looked all over. I found some interviews on the game boy micro and the ds lite, but none of them mention the aethetics (other than being smaller or whatever), and none of them tie themselves to eachother. So, unless someone else can find something, I say we just remove the line. Agree? - MaJoRoesch (talk) 09:51, 24 June 2013 (UTC)
Done and done. Grayfell (talk) 21:44, 25 June 2013 (UTC)