Nintendo 3DS vs Sony PlayStation Portable 3000

5.31 in
0.79 in
Nintendo 3DS portable game console
vs

Full Comparison

General

Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DSSony PlayStation Portable 3000Sony PlayStation Portable 3000
CPU Clock Speed
266 MHz
333 MHz
GPU Clock Speed
400 MHz
166 MHz
Screen size
3.88 in
4.30 in
Screen resolution
800, 240
480, 272
Built-in camera
yesYes
noNo
Backward compatibility
yesYes
yesYes
Multiplayer support
yesYes
yesYes

Technical

Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DSSony PlayStation Portable 3000Sony PlayStation Portable 3000
Processor cores
2
1
Processor type
2 Core 1 GHz Dual-Core ARM11 MPCore
1 Core MIPS R4000-based
GPU type
Digital Media Professionals PICA200
VRAM
Ram memory
256MB
64MB
Touch display
yesYes
noNo

Dimensions

Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DSSony PlayStation Portable 3000Sony PlayStation Portable 3000
Width
5.31 in
6.69 in
Depth
2.91 in
2.80 in
Height
0.79 in
0.75 in
Weight
0.50 lb
0.42 lb
Colour of product
Black, Blue, Orange, Pink, Red, Silver, White
Black, Green, Pink, Red, Silver, White

Storage

Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DSSony PlayStation Portable 3000Sony PlayStation Portable 3000
Internal storage
2 GB
Less than 1GB
Memory card reader
yesYes
yesYes
Type of media
Memory card
UMD
Compatible memory cards
microSD, Secure Digital (SD), Secure Digital HC (SDHC)
Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick Duo (MS Duo), Memory Stick Pro (MS Pro), Memory Stick Pro Duo (MS Pro Duo)
Built-in hard drive
noNo
noNo

Audio

Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DSSony PlayStation Portable 3000Sony PlayStation Portable 3000
Supported audio files
AAC, M4A, MP3
MP3, WAV (PCM), WMA
Built-in speakers
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)

Image

Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DSSony PlayStation Portable 3000Sony PlayStation Portable 3000
Supported image files
GIF, JPEG/JPG
BMP, GIF, JPEG/JPG, PNG

Connectivity

Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DSSony PlayStation Portable 3000Sony PlayStation Portable 3000
WiFi
yesYes
yesYes
USB
noNo
yesYes
GPRS
noNo
noNo
Wireless networking standard
802.11b, 802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth
noNo
noNo
Headphone output
1
1
3G (UMTS)
noNo
noNo
Built-in navigation system
noNo
noNo

Network

Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DSSony PlayStation Portable 3000Sony PlayStation Portable 3000
App Store
Nintendo eShop
PlayStation Store

Power

Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DSSony PlayStation Portable 3000Sony PlayStation Portable 3000
Battery life (running)
5 h
6 h
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Number of batteries required
1
1

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