Nintendo DS vs Nintendo New 2DS XL

5.87 in
1.14 in
Nintendo DS portable game console
vs
6.38 in
0.85 in
Nintendo New 2DS XL portable game console

Full Comparison

General

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CPU Clock Speed
67 MHz
268 MHz
Screen size
3.00 in
4.88 in
Screen resolution
256, 192
400, 234
Built-in camera
noNo
yesYes
Backward compatibility
yesYes
yesYes
Multiplayer support
yesYes
yesYes

Technical

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Ram memory
4MB
256MB
Touch display
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo New 2DS XLNintendo New 2DS XL
Width
5.87 in
6.38 in
Depth
3.35 in
3.40 in
Height
1.14 in
0.85 in
Colour of product
Black, Green, Grey, Pink, Red, Silver, White
Black, Blue, Orange, Red, White, Yellow

Storage

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo New 2DS XLNintendo New 2DS XL
Memory card reader
noNo
yesYes
Type of media
Memory card
Memory card
Built-in hard drive
noNo
yesYes

Audio

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Supported audio files
MP3
AAC, M4A, MP3
Built-in speakers
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)

Connectivity

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo New 2DS XLNintendo New 2DS XL
WiFi
yesYes
yesYes
USB
noNo
noNo
GPRS
noNo
noNo
Wireless networking standard
802.11b
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Bluetooth
noNo
noNo
Headphone output
1
1
3G (UMTS)
noNo
noNo
Built-in navigation system
noNo
noNo

Power

Nintendo DSNintendo DSNintendo New 2DS XLNintendo New 2DS XL
Battery life (running)
10 h
6.5 h
Number of batteries required
1
1

Often compared to DS

Often compared to New 2DS XL