Summary: CNET's review, in particular, is helpful because it provides an overall rating and a clear list of pros and cons. The site also offers a series of head-to-head video reviews against competing gaming options. Owner reviews provide a more up-to-date look at how well the Nintendo DSi satisfies, and you can find a ton of those at Amazon.com.
Pros: Dual 3.25-inch displays, Online game downloads, Two cameras, Facebook integration
Cons: Internal storage of only 256 MB, Not compatible with Game Boy Advance titles, Graphics are average, Shorter battery life than predecessors
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Excerpt: Nintendo brings a long line of great video gaming systems to the table, and it has a great history in the video-game market. The Nintendo DSi portable game console follows suit. This hand-held gaming unit comes with many features that are sure to make your next gaming experience fun and exciting. Nintendo has added an extra camera to this handheld game system, as well as an SD memory card slot that gives you the ability to store music on your portable gaming device.
Pros: This handheld game console has a touchscreen display.
Cons: The Nintendo DSi has no webcam on the console.
Summary: If you don't already own a Nintendo DS or DS Lite, buying a Nintendo DSi will guarantee you more hours of wasteful bliss than a lorry made of maltesers. But some shonky cameras and a few millimetres shaved off aren't reason enough for an upgrade. The online shop could change that, but not yet.
Excerpt: As the second overhaul of the Nintendo DS design, the DSi is less about cosmetic changes and more about functionality. The DS Lite was smaller, brighter, and more attractive than the original clunky DS hardware, but the DSi focuses more on its built-in camera and internet features than anything else. Before you turn the system on, the most obvious additions are the two cameras.
Excerpt: When Nintendo came out with their DS handheld gaming system, the dual-screen (DS), touch screen and microphone were revolutionary. Now Nintendo has introduced a new entry in the DS line – the Nintendo DSi. The “i” or “eye” represents the addition of two cameras. The Nintendo DS Lite is still available at $129.00. The new DSi is currently selling for $169. We decided check out the advantages of the new Nintendo the DSi to see if it is worth the extra cost.
Summary: Nintendo is ready to start printing some money again, as the release for the super successful DS follow-up, the DSi, hit American soil earlier this month (April). The Nintendo DSi is a sure bet to build on the unprecedented success of the DS Lite, which was introduced back in 2006. Nearly 60 million units later, Nintendo is going to release what it claims is an alternative -- not a replacement -- to the DS, but that's more public-relations-speak than fact.