Nintendo DS Lite vs Sony PlayStation Vita

5.24 in
2.91 in
Nintendo DS Lite Portable Game Console
vs
7.17 in
0.73 in
Sony PlayStation Vita Portable Game Console

Full Comparison

Technical

Nintendo DS LiteNintendo DS LiteSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
CPU cores
1
4
CPU clock speed
67 MHz
2000 MHz
CPU type
ARM
ARM Cortex-A9
Ram memory
4MB
512MB

Display

Nintendo DS LiteNintendo DS LiteSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Screen size
3.25 in
5.00 in
Screen resolution
256, 192
960, 544
Number of colours
262144 colours
16.78 million colours
Touch display
yesyes
yesyes
Second display
yesyes
nono

Camera

Nintendo DS LiteNintendo DS LiteSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Built-in camera
yesyes
yesyes
Main camera resolution
0.3 Mpx
0.3 Mpx
Second camera
yesyes
yesyes

Dimensions

Nintendo DS LiteNintendo DS LiteSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Height
2.91 in
0.73 in
Width
5.24 in
7.17 in
Depth
0.85 in
3.29 in
Weight
0.48 lb
0.62 lb

Design

Nintendo DS LiteNintendo DS LiteSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Colour of product
Black, Blue, Green, Pink, Red, Silver, Turquoise, White, Yellow
Black, Silver, White
Built-in touchpad
nono
nono
Gaming control technology
Analogue / Digital
Analogue / Digital
Gaming control function keys
D-pad, Home, Power, Select, Start
D-pad, Home, Power, Select, Start, Turbo
Analog thumbsticks
yesyes
yesyes

Storage

Nintendo DS LiteNintendo DS LiteSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Internal storage
4 MB
512 MB
Memory card reader
yesyes
yesyes
Type of media
Memory card
Memory card
Built-in hard drive
nono
nono
Built-in optical drive
nono
nono

Audio

Nintendo DS LiteNintendo DS LiteSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Supported audio files
AAC
IMY, MIDI, MKA, MP1, RA-Lossless
Built-in speakers
yesyes
yesyes
Number of built-in speakers
2
2

Features

Nintendo DS LiteNintendo DS LiteSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Accessories included
Game
Game
Multiplayer support
yesyes
yesyes
Backward compatibility
yesyes
yesyes
Built-in microphone
yesyes
yesyes
Video game included
nono
yesyes

Connectivity

Nintendo DS LiteNintendo DS LiteSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
WiFi
yesyes
yesyes
Wireless networking standard
802.11b, 802.11g
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
USB
yesyes
yesyes
Number of USB Inputs
1
1
USB version
2.0
2.0
GPRS
nono
nono
Bluetooth
nono
yesyes
DC-in jack
yesyes
yesyes
Microphone in
yesyes
yesyes
Headphone output
1
1
3G (UMTS)
nono
nono
Built-in navigation system
nono
yesyes

Network

Nintendo DS LiteNintendo DS LiteSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Online service
PictoChat, Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection
PlayStation Network

Power

Nintendo DS LiteNintendo DS LiteSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Battery life (running)
19 h
9 h
Battery life (max)
14 h
9 h
Battery type
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of batteries required
1
1