Nintendo DS vs Nintendo Game Boy Advance

5.87 in
1.14 in
Nintendo DS portable game console
vs

Full Comparison

General

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo Game Boy AdvanceNintendo Game Boy Advance
CPU Clock Speed
67 MHz
16 MHz
Screen size
3.00 in
2.90 in
Screen resolution
256, 192
240, 160
Built-in camera
noNo
noNo
Backward compatibility
yesYes
yesYes
Multiplayer support
yesYes
yesYes

Technical

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo Game Boy AdvanceNintendo Game Boy Advance
Processor cores
1
1
Processor type
1 Core One ARM9 and one ARM7
1 Core 32-bit ARM7TDMI (16.78 MHz)
Touch display
yesYes
noNo

Dimensions

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo Game Boy AdvanceNintendo Game Boy Advance
Width
5.87 in
5.69 in
Depth
3.35 in
0.96 in
Height
1.14 in
3.23 in
Colour of product
Black, Green, Grey, Pink, Red, Silver, White
Black, Blue, Orange, Pink, Silver, White

Storage

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo Game Boy AdvanceNintendo Game Boy Advance
Internal storage
Less than 1GB
Less than 1GB
Memory card reader
noNo
noNo
Type of media
Memory card
Cassette
Built-in hard drive
noNo
noNo

Audio

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo Game Boy AdvanceNintendo Game Boy Advance
Built-in speakers
2-channel (Stereo)
1-channel (Mono)

Connectivity

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo Game Boy AdvanceNintendo Game Boy Advance
WiFi
yesYes
noNo
USB
noNo
noNo
GPRS
noNo
noNo
Bluetooth
noNo
noNo
Headphone output
1
1
3G (UMTS)
noNo
noNo
Built-in navigation system
noNo
noNo

Power

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo Game Boy AdvanceNintendo Game Boy Advance
Battery type
Li-Ion
R6 (AA)
Number of batteries required
1
2

Often compared to DS

Often compared to Game Boy Advance