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Nintendo DSi vs Nintendo Switch Lite

5.39 in
2.95 in
Nintendo DSi Portable Game Console
Nintendo DSi
8.19 in
3.59 in
Nintendo Switch Lite Portable Game Console
Nintendo Switch Lite
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
21
21 editorial reviews
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User rating
17
4.2 out of 5
17 user ratings
5 stars
35 %
4 stars
47 %
3 stars
17 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
27
4.2 out of 5
27 user ratings
5 stars
40 %
4 stars
48 %
3 stars
3 %
2 stars
3 %
1 stars
3 %

Full Comparison

Technical

Nintendo DSiNintendo DSi
Nintendo Switch LiteNintendo Switch Lite
CPU cores1
N/A
CPU clock speed133.0 MHz768.0 MHz
CPU typeARM
N/A
Ram memory16MB
N/A

Display

Nintendo DSiNintendo DSi
Nintendo Switch LiteNintendo Switch Lite
Screen size3.0 in5.5 in
Screen resolution256 x 192 px1280 x 720 px
Number of colours262144 colours
N/A
Touch displayyesyes
Second displayyesno
Second screen size3.25 in
N/A
Second display resolution256 x 192 px
N/A
Display type
N/A
LCD
Aspect ratio
N/A
16:9
Touchscreen type
N/A
Capacitive

Camera

Nintendo DSiNintendo DSi
Nintendo Switch LiteNintendo Switch Lite
Built-in camerayesno
Main camera resolution0.3 Mpx
N/A
Second camerayes
N/A

Dimensions

Nintendo DSiNintendo DSi
Nintendo Switch LiteNintendo Switch Lite
Height2.95 in3.59 in
Width5.39 in8.19 in
Depth0.74 in0.55 in
Weight7.69 oz9.7 oz

Design

Nintendo DSiNintendo DSi
Nintendo Switch LiteNintendo Switch Lite
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Blue,Metallic
  • Pink
  • Red
  • White
  • Grey
  • Turquoise
  • Yellow
Built-in touchpadno
N/A
Gaming control technologyAnalogue / DigitalAnalogue / Digital
Gaming control function keys
  • D-pad
  • Home
  • Power
  • Select
  • Start
  • D-pad
  • Home
Analog thumbsticksyesyes
LED indicatorsY
N/A
Shoulder buttons
N/A
yes
Volume control
N/A
Buttons

Storage

Nintendo DSiNintendo DSi
Nintendo Switch LiteNintendo Switch Lite
Internal storage256 MB32 GB
Memory card readeryesyes
Type of mediaMemory card
N/A
Compatible memory cards
Secure Digital
  • microSD
  • microSDHC
  • microSDXC
  • SDIO
Maximum memory card size32.0 GB2000.0 GB
Built-in hard driveyes
N/A
Built-in optical drivenono

Audio

Nintendo DSiNintendo DSi
Nintendo Switch LiteNintendo Switch Lite
Supported audio filesAAC
N/A
Built-in speakersyes
N/A
Number of built-in speakers22

Features

Nintendo DSiNintendo DSi
Nintendo Switch LiteNintendo Switch Lite
Multiplayer supportyes
N/A
Backward compatibilityno
N/A
Built-in microphoneyes
N/A
Video game includednono
Games includedPokémon Nero Versione
N/A
Stylus penyes
N/A
Parental controlyes
N/A
Motion sensor
N/A
yes
Gyroscope
N/A
yes
Accelerometer
N/A
yes

Connectivity

Nintendo DSiNintendo DSi
Nintendo Switch LiteNintendo Switch Lite
WiFiyesyes
Wireless networking standard
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11ac
USByesyes
USB version2.0
N/A
GPRSno
N/A
Bluetoothnoyes
DC-in jackyes
N/A
Microphone inyes
N/A
Headphone output11
3G (UMTS)no
N/A
Built-in navigation systemno
N/A
USB connector type
N/A
USB Type-C
Bluetooth version
N/A
4.1
Headphone connectivity
N/A
3.5 mm

Power

Nintendo DSiNintendo DSi
Nintendo Switch LiteNintendo Switch Lite
Battery life (running)14.0 h
N/A
Battery life (max)14.0 h
N/A
Battery type
Lithium-Ion
Lithium-Ion
Number of batteries required1
N/A
Charging time2.5 h3.0 h
Battery capacity
N/A
3750.0 mAh

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