Nintendo DSi LL / XL - a new portable console with a 4.2-inch displays

Thursday, October 29, 2009

The company Nintendo, in fact, will soon be releasing a new portable game console, as intended by hearsay. It will be called the DSi LL and will be released in Japan on November 21. The device will be performed in the same clamshell form factor with two displays, as the previous model - Nintendo DSi. Only displays will be significantly larger - 4.2 inches instead of 3.25. Lower, as before, will touch. Naturally, the new larger and heavier than the predecessor: 161x91, 4x21, 2 mm and 314 grams. In addition, the Nintendo DSi LL increased battery life: 13-17 hours of the minimum brightness of the display and 4-5 hours - at maximum brightness. Ports, microphone and speakers, as well as cameras at Nintendo DSi LL will remain unchanged.

The cost of a new handheld console in Japan amount to 20 000 yen ($ 221), it will be available in red, dark brown and white colors. It also became known that the Nintendo DSi LL goes on sale in Britain in the first quarter of next year under a different name - DSi XL. One can suppose that in other European countries, as well as in the U.S. new will at the same time and under the same name.