Consoles (portable) comparing Consoles (portable)

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Engadget score

76
83
86
81
83

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Avg. critic rating

7.8
8.1
8.2
8.1
7.8

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Avg. user rating

8.2
8.4
8.7
8.4
8.5

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Price

General

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Game format

Downloadable, Cartridge
Downloadable, Cartridge
Downloadable, Cartridge
Cartridge
Downloadable, Built-in game(s)

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Disc capacity

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Cartridge capacity

512 MB

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Backward compatible

1 generations
No
1 generations
No

Display

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Screen size

4.88 inches
5 inches
3.12 inches
5 inches

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Screen resolution

800 x 240
960 x 544
256 x 192
1280 x 720

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Screen type

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

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Touchscreen

No
Capacitive [finger]
Capacitive [finger]
No
Capacitive [finger]

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Secondary display

Yes
No
Yes
No

Controls / accessories

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Direction control

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

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Motion controls

Accelerometer, Camera / optical
Accelerometer
Accelerometer
No

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Camera

Internal (0.3 megapixels)
Internal
No
No

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Other peripherals

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

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

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Audio playback

Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes

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Audio codec support

AAC, MP3
AAC, MP3, WAV

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Video playback

Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes

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Video codec support

MPEG-4

Networking / online service

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WiFi

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

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WiFi encryption

WEP, WPA, WPA2
WEP

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Online features

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

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Downloadable content

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

Storage

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Internal storage

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

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Storage capacity

1 GB
4 MB
16 GB

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Memory card support

Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes

Hardware

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CPU speed

67 MHz

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GPU speed

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Video RAM

128 MB
128 MB

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System RAM

512 MB
512 MB
4 MB

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Internal ROM

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USB

None
None
2.0 (1 ports)

Power

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Battery size

Rechargeable
Rechargeable
Rechargeable

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Battery type

Li-ion
Li-ion (Removable, 450 mAh capacity)
Li-polymer

Size and Weight

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Height

0.866 inches
0.73 inches
2.9 inches

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Width

6.14 inches
7.17 inches
5.2 inches

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Depth

3.66 inches
3.29 inches
0.9 inches

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Weight

12 ounces
9.17 ounces
7.69 ounces

Pricing and Availability

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Availability

Available
Available
Available
Available
Available

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Discontinued (US)

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Released (US)

August 19, 2012
February 22, 2012
May 6, 2014
June 11, 2006
July 31, 2013

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Announced (US)

June 21, 2012
January 27, 2012
September 9, 2013
January 26, 2006
January 7, 2013

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Rumored (US)

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Original price

$199.99 USD
$249.99 USD
$129.99 USD
$299 USD

Colors

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Colors

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

General Info

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Mfr. warranty

1 year

Environmental

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