NINTENDO DS™ LITE HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS
Launch Date and MSRP:
- June 11, 2006, in the United States (as low as $129.99 MSRP)
- June 11, 2006, in the rest of the Americas (local prices vary)
- March 2, 2006, in Japan (Â¥16,800)
- Other Regions TBA
Size (when closed): 133 millimeters (5.2 inches) wide, 73.9 millimeters (2.9 inches) long, 21.5 millimeters (0.85 inches) tall.
Weight: Approximately 216 grams.
Top Screen: A backlit, 3-inch, transmissive TFT color LCD with 256 x 192 pixel resolution and .24 mm dot pitch, capable of displaying 260,000 colors.
Touch Screen: Same specs as top screen, but with a transparent analog touch screen.
Brightness Adjustment: Users can adjust the brightness of screens at four different levels. Electricity consumption will vary, depending on the brightness level (the brighter the setting, the less continuous play-time capability).
Brightness Approximated Continuous Play
- 1st level 15-19 hours
- 2nd level 10-15 hours
- 3rd level 7-11 hours
- 4th level 5-8 hours
Wireless Communication: IEEE 802.11 and Nintendo’s proprietary format; wireless range is 30 to 100 feet, depending on circumstances; multiple users can play multiplayer games using just one DS game card. Ability to connect to Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection, Nintendo’s wireless gaming network.
Controls: Touch screen, embedded microphone for voice recognition, A/B/X/Y face buttons, plus control pad, L/R shoulder buttons, Start and Select buttons. The stylus is 1 centimeter longer and 2 millimeters thicker than the stylus of the original Nintendo DS.
Microphone: Located at the center of the unit, which allows it to pick up spoken commands regardless of how the DS is positioned.
LED Lights: Visible even when the DS unit is closed. Users can easily tell if they have put the machine into sleep mode.
Input/Output: Ports for both Nintendo DS game cards and Game Boy® Advance game paks, terminals for stereo headphones and microphone. A removable cover for the Game Boy Advance game pak slot provides added protection from dust and other foreign materials.
Other features: Embedded PictoChat™ software that allows up to 16 users within local range of one another to chat at once; embedded real-time clock; date, time and alarm; touch-screen calibration.
CPUs: One ARM9 and one ARM7.
Sound: Stereo speakers providing virtual surround sound, depending on the software.
Battery: Lithium ion battery delivering five to 19 hours of play on a four-hour charge, depending on use; power-saving sleep mode; AC adapter.
Languages: English, Japanese, Spanish, French, German, Italian.
Colors: Polar White