Nintendo New 3DS vs Sony PlayStation Vita

Full Comparison

General

Nintendo New 3DSNintendo New 3DSSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
CPU Clock Speed
532 MHz
2000 MHz
GPU Clock Speed
266 MHz
1000 MHz
Screen size
3.88 in
5.00 in
Screen resolution
320, 240
960, 540
Built-in camera
yesYes
yesYes
Backward compatibility
yesYes
yesYes
Multiplayer support
yesYes
yesYes

Technical

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Processor cores
4
4
Processor type
4 Core 268 MHz ARM11 MPCore
4 Core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore
GPU type
PICA200
SGX543MP4+
Ram memory
256MB
512MB
Touch display
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Nintendo New 3DSNintendo New 3DSSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
Weight
0.56 lb
0.57 lb
Colour of product
Black, Pink, White
Black, Silver, White

Storage

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Internal storage
4GB
Less than 1GB
Memory card reader
yesYes
yesYes
Type of media
Memory card
Memory card
Compatible memory cards
microSD, microSDHC
Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick Duo (MS Duo)
Built-in hard drive
noNo
noNo

Audio

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Supported audio files
AAC, MP3
AAC, Matroska (MKA), MP3, WAV (PCM)
Built-in speakers
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)

Image

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Supported image files
JPEG/JPG
BMP, GIF, JPEG/JPG, PNG

Features

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Accessories included
Game
Game

Connectivity

Nintendo New 3DSNintendo New 3DSSony PlayStation VitaSony PlayStation Vita
WiFi
yesYes
yesYes
USB
yesYes
yesYes
GPRS
noNo
noNo
Wireless networking standard
802.11b, 802.11g
802.11b, 802.11g
Bluetooth
noNo
yesYes
Headphone output
1
1
3G (UMTS)
noNo
noNo
Built-in navigation system
noNo
yesYes

Network

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Online service
Nintendo Network
PlayStation Network
Social features
Facebook, Leaderboards, Twitter
Audio Chat, Facebook, Skype, Leaderboards, Twitter, Messaging

Power

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Battery life (running)
6 h
9 h
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Number of batteries required
1
1

Often compared to New 3DS

Often compared to PlayStation Vita