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System Specifications

This page is dedicated to the system specifications of the Nintendo DS. Please note that some of the fields will only be updated on a monthly basis (e.g. the units sold field).

Release Date: November 2004
Manufacturer: Nintendo
Online Services: Nintendo Wi-Fi (free)
Backwards Compatibility: Gameboy Advance games (for original DS), DS games (for DSi)
Internal Storage Capacity: 256 kB (DS), 256MB (DSi)
Media: DS – DS cartridge, Gameboy Advance cartridge / DSi – DS cartridge, DSi cartridge,  SD card, SDHC card (up to 32GB)
Memory: 4MB (DS), 16MB (DSi)
CPU speed: 100MHz (DS), 166MHz (DSi)
GPU speed: Unknown
Maximum resolution: 256 × 192p (both DS and DSi)
Units Sold: 125 million (DS), 25 million (DSi), 150 million (combined)
Total Number of Games: 1150
Failure rate: Unknown
Price: DS – $150 (launch), no longer sold (now) / DSi – $170 (launch), $150 (now)


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