Nintendo DS vs Nintendo Game Boy

5.87 in
1.14 in
Nintendo DS portable game console
vs
3.54 in
5.83 in
Nintendo Game Boy portable game console

Full Comparison

General

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CPU Clock Speed
67 MHz
4.19 MHz
Screen size
3.00 in
2.60 in
Screen resolution
256, 192
160, 150
Built-in camera
noNo
noNo
Backward compatibility
yesYes
noNo
Multiplayer support
yesYes
yesYes

Technical

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Processor cores
1
1
Processor type
1 Core One ARM9 and one ARM7
1 Core Sharp LR35902 core at 4.19 MHz
Touch display
yesYes
noNo

Dimensions

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Width
5.87 in
3.54 in
Depth
3.35 in
1.26 in
Height
1.14 in
5.83 in
Colour of product
Black, Green, Grey, Pink, Red, Silver, White
White

Storage

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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

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Built-in speakers
2-channel (Stereo)
1-channel (Mono)

Connectivity

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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

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Battery life (running)
10 h
40 h
Battery type
Li-Ion
R6 (AA)
Number of batteries required
1
4