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Comparison[edit]

Name Nintendo DS / DS Lite / DSi PlayStation Portable / Slim and Lite / PSP-3000 series Pandora iPhone / iPod Touch
Console N DS.png DSLite white trans.png Psp1.png Psp slim & lite.png Pandora-latest-080508.jpg
Release dates
  • NA November 21, 2004
  • JP December 2, 2004
  • AUS February 24, 2005
  • EU March 11, 2005
  • JP December 12, 2004
  • NA March 24, 2005
  • PAL September 1, 2005
  • NA June 29, 2007
Launch prices DS:
Japan: ¥15,000
North America: US$149.99
Europe: €149.99 /£99.99

DS Lite:

Japan: ¥16,800
North America: US$129.99 / CDN$149.99
Europe: €149.99 / £99.99

DSi:

Japan: ¥18,900[1]
PSP Value Pack:
Japan: ¥24,800 (¥26,040 tax incl.)[2]
North America: US$249.99 / CDN$299.99[3]
Europe: €249 / £179.99[3]

PSP Core Pack:

Japan: ¥19,800 (¥20,790 tax incl.)[4]
North America: US$199.99 / CDN$229.99[5]
Europe: €199.99 / £180.00[6]

PSP Slim Core Pack:

Japan: ¥19,800[7]
North America: US$169.99 / CDN$199.99[8]
Europe: €169 / £129.99[9][10]

PSP-3000

North America: US$169.99 (core package), US$199.99 (bundle package)
Pandora Standard package:
North America: US$330
Europe: €250 / £200
Media Nintendo DS Game Card, Game Boy Advance cartridge (except for Nintendo DSi) Universal Media Disc (UMD), Memory Stick Duo Secure Digital/Secure Digital High Capacity Flash memory 4, 8, 16 GB
Best-selling game Nintendogs, 20.03 million, all versions combined (as of September 30, 2008)[11]
New Super Mario Bros., 15.89 million (as of September 30, 2008)[11]
Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G, 2.55 million (as of September 30, 2008)[12]
Included accessories and extras
  • Launch model DS: Stylus, wrist strap, Metroid Prime Hunters demo (not in Japan)
  • DS Lite: Stylus, wrist strap (Japan only)
  • Value Pack: PSP Case, Hand Strap, 32 MB Memory Stick Pro Duo, Headphones w/Remote control
  • Standard Package: Stylus
Accessories
(retail)
  • S-Video cable
  • Carrying case
  • All USB devices
CPU 67 MHz ARM9 and 33 MHz ARM7 MIPS R4000-based; clocked from 1 to 333 MHz 600 MHz ARM Cortex A8; capable of overclocking up to 900MHz 620 MHz ARM 1176; underclocked to 412 MHz
Memory 4 MB SRAM 32 MB EDRAM, 64 MB for PSP Slim (8 MB reserved for kernel) 256MB DDR-333 SDRAM, 512MB NAND 128 MB DRAM
Interface
  • D-pad
  • Six face buttons
  • Two shoulder buttons
  • Touch screen
  • Microphone
  • 0.3 Megapixel camera & VGA camera(DSi only)
  • D-pad
  • Six face buttons
  • Two shoulder buttons
  • "Home" button
  • Analog nub
  • D-pad
  • Two analogue nubs
  • Seven face buttons
  • Two shoulder buttons
  • Touch screen
  • Microphone
  • 46 button qwerty keyboard
Dimensions 148.7 × 84.7 × 28.9 mm (5.85 × 3.33 × 1.13 inches) (DS)
133 × 73.9 × 21.5 mm (5.24 × 2.9 × 0.85 inches) (DS Lite)
170 × 74 × 23 mm (6.7 × 2.9 × 0.9 inches) (PSP)
169.4 mm x 71.4 mm x 18.6 mm (PSP Slim & Lite)
140 × 83 × 27 mm (5.51 × 3.27 × 1.06 inches)
Weight
275 g (9.7 oz) (DS)
218 g (DS Lite)
280 g (0.62 lbs) (PSP)
189 g (PSP Slim & Lite)
TBA
Online service Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, Nintendo DS Browser,DSi Shop(Nintendo DSi exclusive),Nintendo DS Download Play PlayStation Network, RSS reader, web browser, Skype (for PSP-2000 series only) Any developed Internet applications compatible with pandora. iTunes App Store
Backward compatibility Plays almost all Game Boy Advance cartridges (except for Nintendo DSi). Plays PlayStation games through PS3 via remote play or downloaded from PlayStation Store or custom firmware Plays virtually any open source game, and games through the use of emulators, theoretically making the system backward compatible with older and proprietary systems.
System software Proprietary OS, Pictochat XrossMediaBar (XMB) Ångström, Ubuntu, port of GMenu2x Mac OS X
Consumer programmability See Nintendo DS homebrew See PlayStation Portable homebrew Other than a few binary blobs, completely Open Source. Xcode: iPhone SDK
Resolutions 256 × 192 (both screens) 480 × 272 800 × 480 320 x 480
Network Wi-Fi (802.11) Wi-Fi (802.11b), IrDA (only for 1xxx series), USB Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) integrated, USB, Bluetooth Wi-Fi (802.11b/g), Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, USB, 3G or EDGE
Audio Stereo speakers, headphone jack Stereo speakers, headphone jack Stereo speakers, headphone jack, Line In / Microphone also available through headphone jack and "EXT" port pins Speaker, headphone jack, Line In / Microphone also available through headphone jack
I/O 1 NDS Card slot
1 GBA slot (excluding Nintendo DSi)
UMD drive
1 USB device port
1 Memory Stick Duo slot
1 IrDA (pre 2000 models only)
2 Secure Digital/Secure Digital High Capacity slots
1 USB 2.0 Host port
1 USB Device / USB On-The-Go port
Serial available through 2 UARTs (DUART) on "EXT" port pins
Dock connector with USB
Storage Game Card,SD/SDHC card (DSi only) Memory Stick PRO Duo USB external drives, Memory Cards Flash memory
Battery life DS, backlight on: 14 hours
DS Lite, minimum brightness setting: 19 hours
MP3 playback: 10 hours
Game: approximately 3–6 hours
Video playback: 3–7 hours depending on screen brightness setting
Wi-Fi internet browsing: approximately 3–4 hours
MP3 playback: estimated 100 Hours
Game: approximately 7–10 hours
Video playback: approximately 7–10 hours
Units sold Worldwide: 84.33 million (as of September 30, 2008)[13]

Japan: 6,449,206 (DS), 17,080,747 (DS Lite) (as of October 1, 2008)[14]
United Kingdom: 7.1 million (as of September 2008)[15]
United States: 17.65 million (as of January 1, 2008)[16][17][18]

Worldwide: 41 million (as of August 20, 2008)[19]

Japan: 10,181,888 (as of October 1, 2008)[14]
United Kingdom: 2.9 million (as of September 2008)[15]
United States: 10.47 million (as of January 1, 2008)[16][17][18]

Note: First year of release is the first year of the system's worldwide availability.

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