Nintendo DS vs Nintendo DSi XL

5.87 in
1.14 in
Nintendo DS portable game console
vs
6.34 in
3.58 in
Nintendo DSi XL portable game console

Full Comparison

General

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo DSi XLNintendo DSi XL
CPU Clock Speed
67 MHz
133 MHz
Screen size
3.00 in
4.20 in
Screen resolution
256, 192
256, 192
Built-in camera
noNo
yesYes
Backward compatibility
yesYes
noNo
Multiplayer support
yesYes
yesYes

Technical

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo DSi XLNintendo DSi XL
Processor cores
1
1
Processor type
1 Core One ARM9 and one ARM7
1 Core 2 ARM architecture processors
Ram memory
4MB
16MB
Touch display
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo DSi XLNintendo DSi XL
Width
5.87 in
6.34 in
Depth
3.35 in
0.83 in
Height
1.14 in
3.58 in
Colour of product
Black, Green, Grey, Pink, Red, Silver, White
Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Pink, Red, White, Yellow

Storage

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo DSi XLNintendo DSi XL
Internal storage
Less than 1GB
Less than 1GB
Memory card reader
noNo
yesYes
Type of media
Memory card
Memory card
Built-in hard drive
noNo
yesYes

Audio

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo DSi XLNintendo DSi XL
Supported audio files
MP3
AAC, M4A
Built-in speakers
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)

Connectivity

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo DSi XLNintendo DSi XL
WiFi
yesYes
yesYes
Number of USB Inputs
0
0
USB
noNo
noNo
GPRS
noNo
noNo
Wireless networking standard
802.11b
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g
Bluetooth
noNo
noNo
Headphone output
1
1
3G (UMTS)
noNo
noNo
Built-in navigation system
noNo
noNo

Network

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo DSi XLNintendo DSi XL
Online service
Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection
Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, Nintendo DSi Shop, Nint

Power

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo DSi XLNintendo DSi XL
Battery life (running)
10 h
17 h
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Number of batteries required
1
1

Often compared to DS

Often compared to DSi XL