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Nintendo confirms new DS – DSi

Posted on October 2, 2008 by (@NE_Brian) in DS, News

Update: Nintendo has confirmed that there is only one touch screen. Looks like it was a translation error.

As was partially expected, Nintendo finally revealed a new DS at its annual fall conference today. Nintendo is calling the product DSi and have noted that it will act as a third platform. The GBA slot will be removed and the unit is 12% and 2.6 millimeters smaller. The screens will be increased to 3.25 inches, SD card support has been added, photos can be manipulated via the touch screen, and the playback speed of sound can be adjusted. Two touch screens have been confirmed.

Price: 18900 yen

Release date: November 1 in Japan

Launch colors: White, grey-black

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