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  PSP (PlayStation Portable) Nintendo DS
  PSP Nintendo DS
Screen Size 4.3 inch Dual 3 inch
Screen Resolution 480 x 272 pixels 260 x 192 pixels (both screens)
Touchscreen No Bottom screen only
Maximum Colors 16.77 million 260,000
sound output Stereo Speakers Stereo Speakers
Battery Life Game play: 6 hours
Video: 5 hours
6 hours
CPU Adjustable, up to 333 MHz ARM9 at 67 MHz ARM7 coprocessor at 33 MHz
RAM 32 MB 4 MB
Data ports Memory Stick Pro Duo slot – used for storage space
USB 2.0 (mini-B) port
Inferred port
None – uses wireless for connectivity
Wireless 802.11b with internet connectivity 802.11b. Currently used to connect up to 16 players
Game format UMD disc drive plays PSP games (up to 1.8 GB) and PSP movies DS and GameBoy Advance cartridges (1GB max)
Extra Features:
  • Internet browser included to surf the Net.
  • Plays MPEG–4 video off of memory stick
  • Plays MP3 audio off of memory stick
  • Displays JPEG, GIF, TIFF, and BMP photos
  • Works with Windows and Mac
  • Includes stylus used for touchscreen
  • Text messaging through PictoChat
  • 802.11b lets you play other DS players globally
  • Built–in microphone
  • Future VOIP capabilities promised
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    Game Boy

      Original
    Game Boy
    Game Boy Color Game Boy Advanced
     
    Screen Size 2.6 inches 2.6 inches 2.9 inches
    Screen Resolution 160 x 144 pixels 160 x 144 pixels 240 x 160 pixels
    Maximum Colors 4 32,768 32,768
    Sound output Mono sound from speaker

    Stereo from headphones
    Mono sound from speaker

    Stereo from headphones
    Mono sound from speaker

    Stereo from headphones
    Battery Life 30 hours 10 hours 15 hours
    CPU 8-bit Sharp Z80 at 4.19 MHz 8-bit Sharp Z80 at 8.0 MHz 32-bit ARM at 16.8 MHz
    RAM 8 KB 32 KB 96 KB
    Data ports Serial port (up to 4 Game Boys connected) Serial port
    IR port
    Link port
    Game format Cartridge (1 MB max) Cartridge (8 MB max) Cartridge (1 GB max)
    Extra Features
  • Game Boy camera & printer accessory
  • Game Boy Player accessory used to connect to GameCube
  • Backwards compatible to original Game Boy
  • Backwards compatible to original Game Boy
  • Additional wireless adaptor to play against up to 5 other Game Boy Advance
  • Connects with GameCube
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