Nintendo DS Lite

81
Global
Score
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Model

Key Specs

Game format
Cartridge
Direction control
D-pad
Motion controls
no
Camera
no
Online features
Multiplayer, Voice chat, Browser

General

Game format
Cartridge (512 MB)
Backward compatible
yes (1 generations)

Display

Secondary display
yes

Controls / accessories

Direction control
Array
Motion controls
no
Camera
no
Other peripherals
Array

Sound

Speakers
Stereo
Audio jack
3.5mm

Media playback

Photo viewer
no
Audio playback
no
Video playback
no

Networking / online service

WiFi
yes (802.11b) (WEP)
Online features
Array

Storage

Internal storage
yes (4 MB)
Memory card support
no

Hardware

CPU speed
67 MHz
System RAM
4 MB
USB
None

Power

Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-ion)