Consoles (portable) comparing Consoles (portable)

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Engadget score

72
83
76
81
79

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Avg. critic rating

7.6
8.1
7.8
8.1
7.9

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Avg. user rating

7.6
8.4
8.2
8.4
7.5

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Price

General

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Game format

Downloadable, Cartridge
Downloadable, Cartridge
Downloadable, Cartridge
Cartridge
Optical disc, Downloadable

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Disc capacity

1.8 GB

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Cartridge capacity

2048 MB
512 MB

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Backward compatible

1 generations
No
1 generations
1 generations
No

Display

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Screen size

3.53 inches
5 inches
4.88 inches
3.12 inches
4.3 inches

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Screen resolution

800 x 240
960 x 544
800 x 240
256 x 192
480 x 272

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Screen type

LCD (Color, Backlit)
OLED (Color)
LCD (Active, Color, Backlit)
LCD (Active, Color, Backlit)
LCD (Active, Color, Backlit)

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Touchscreen

No
Capacitive [finger]
No
No
No

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Secondary display

Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No

Controls / accessories

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Direction control

D-pad, Thumb stick (1)
D-pad, Thumb stick (2)
D-pad, Thumb stick (1)
D-pad
D-pad, Thumb stick (1)

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Motion controls

Accelerometer, Camera / optical
Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Camera / optical
No

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Camera

Internal (0.3 megapixels)
Internal
Internal (0.3 megapixels)
No
External (1.3 megapixels)

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Other peripherals

Headset / mic, Other
Headset / mic
Headset / mic, Other
Headset / mic, Other
Headset / mic, Remote, Video-out, Other

Sound

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Speakers

Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo

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Audio jack

3.5mm
3.5mm
3.5mm
3.5mm
3.5mm

Media playback

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Photo viewer

Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes

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Image format support

JPEG
BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF

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Audio playback

Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes

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Audio codec support

AAC, MP3
AAC, MP3
AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA

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Video playback

Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes

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Video codec support

AVI, h.264 / AVC, Motion JPEG, MPEG-4, WMV

Networking / online service

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WiFi

802.11 b, g
802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g
802.11 b
802.11 b

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WiFi encryption

WEP, WPA, WPA2
WEP, WPA, WPA2
WEP
WEP

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Online features

Multiplayer, Store, Browser
Multiplayer, Store, Browser
Multiplayer, Voice chat, Browser
Multiplayer, Voice chat, Store, Browser

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Downloadable content

Games, Game updates
Games
Games, Game updates
Games, Game updates, TV shows, Movies

Storage

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Internal storage

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

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Storage capacity

4 MB

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Memory card support

Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes

Hardware

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CPU speed

266 MHz
67 MHz
333 MHz

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GPU speed

133 MHz
166 MHz

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Video RAM

4 MB
128 MB
2 MB

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System RAM

64 MB
512 MB
4 MB
64 MB

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Internal ROM

1536 MB

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USB

None
None
None
2.0 (1 ports)

Power

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Battery size

Rechargeable
Rechargeable
Rechargeable
Rechargeable

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Battery type

Li-ion (Removable, 1300 mAh capacity)
Li-ion
Li-ion (Removable, 450 mAh capacity)
Li-ion (1200 mAh capacity)

Size and Weight

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Height

0.8 inches
0.73 inches
0.866 inches
2.9 inches
71.4 inches

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Width

5.3 inches
7.17 inches
6.14 inches
5.2 inches
169.4 inches

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Depth

2.9 inches
3.29 inches
3.66 inches
0.9 inches
18.6 inches

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Weight

8 ounces
9.17 ounces
12 ounces
7.69 ounces
6.67 ounces

Pricing and Availability

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Availability

Available
Available
Available
Available
Discontinued

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Discontinued (US)

October 15, 2008

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Released (US)

March 27, 2011
February 22, 2012
August 19, 2012
June 11, 2006
September 6, 2007

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Announced (US)

March 23, 2010
January 27, 2012
June 21, 2012
January 26, 2006
July 11, 2007

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Rumored (US)

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Original price

$249.99 USD
$249.99 USD
$199.99 USD
$129.99 USD
$249.99 USD

Colors

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Colors

Black
White
Blue
Red
Pink
Purple
Black
White
Silver
Blue
Red
Black
White
Silver
Blue
Red
Orange
Yellow
Black
White
Silver
Blue
Red
Green
Pink
Black
White
Silver

General Info

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Mfr. warranty

1 year
1 year
1 year

Environmental

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