DSi Opinions

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Sep 20, 2009

DSi Opinions by rockstar99 at 3:41 PM (2,203 Views / 0 Likes) 25 replies

  1. rockstar99
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    Member rockstar99 Hi

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    What Do You Think Of The DSi Post Like This:
    Pros:Larger Screens
    DSiWare
    System Updates
    Cons:Camera Sucks
    Only 10 Seconds Recordings
    Flashcart Blocks
    No GBA
    DSiWare Isnt So Great
    Worth the Upgrade:Yes
     


  2. Wii_Manic

    Member Wii_Manic GBAtemp Regular

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    Pros:Has bigger Screens
    Louder
    Firmware
    DsiWare (both posible software exploits)
    Better WiFi Connectivitiy Settings
    Cons:
    Camera Isnt the best
    Older games cant use increased Wifi Settings
    Firmware(in both- CFW but No Flashcarts)
    Worth the Upgrade:Yes, When Better DSi Only Things Come Out!
     
  3. rockstar99
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    it would be the perfect handheld if they left the gba slot or even more allowed gbc games fit in
     
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    It would be perfect handheld if DSi mode is unlocked..

    lets face it we've already got around the GBA game compatibility with the iPlayer.
     
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    Couldnt Agree More, Now i have to lug round A GBA SP to play my classics!
     
  6. DSGamer64

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    Get a GBA Micro and one of the carts for it, they are cheap as hell. The DSi is worth it in pretty much every aspect, the only known flaw with it is that the shoulder buttons can stop working on some of the launch ones, however Nintendo has fixed this issue as I had mine replaced when I sent it in due to a shoulder button not working. They just sent me a brand new one with all the data on it, different serial number and casing as well.
     
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    DSi isn't worth the £150 in my opinion, and I have a DSPhat

    Cons: No GBA slot
    New flashcart needed
    Extra features are gimmicky
    DS games can't use WPA encryption (seriously, there must have been a way to make it compatible trick the card into thinking it was normal DS hardware)
    DSi mode not easily hackable (will consider once this has been done CFW is on the rise and I can just use homebrew with a simple hack)

    Pros:
    Bigger Screens (but same res)
    Faster Clock+More RAM (unavailable to homebrewers atm)
     
  8. DeltaBurnt

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    Just because there is no CFW or homebrew channel yet doesn't mean that they haven't obtained dsi mode.

    They do have a DSi mode hack it's just really early in the stages. I love my DSi, it's alot better than my DS. The controls are more responsive, you can change the brightness at any time which comes in handy, I actually use the camera, there's some really good dsi ware out there too.
     
  9. Jamstruth

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    I apologise, I should say "Not fully hacked" or "No easy DSi Mode Hack"
    I like my old DSPhat, it's 3 years old and not failed me yet, I cope really easily with the mediocre backlight and prefer the buttons being closer and more clicky (faster to press than the DSL buttons, I hate that thing's DPad)
     
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    The DSi has the clicky buttons too.
     
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    It appears we require some test of control reponsiveness I propose a race on Mario Kart DS...

    Yeah, whatever. I just don't feel its worth the £150 it would cost me. Would rather spend the money on a Dingoo or Rock Band.
     
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    Pros:
    Better screens
    Better wifi
    Better sound
    Some ok DSiWare

    Cons:
    Price
    Flashcarts not great (yet!)
    No GBA
    Not enough worthwhile DSiWare
    Camera sucks

    Worth the upgrade- yes, when they sort the flashcarts, get more good DSiware, and if they can fix GBA completely (although that seems to be coming on well).

    Also the main thing I would need is a price drop/more money. At the moment i'm happy with my DS lite.
     
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    Pros:
    Potential DSiWare
    Potential DSiGames
    Music playback/filterer
    Picture editor. I just love those expression changers.
    Wii-like interface and music

    Cons:
    Not worth the upgrade CURRENTLY (But I sold all of my useless old games to make up for the money)
    0.03 Megapixels was hi-tech like 30 years ago.
    Firmware stuff.
     
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    I'm not gunna post in the suggested format, I just wanted to mentino that, maybe its just me, but I think that the bigger screens are enough to make it worth the upgrade. They seems substantially bigger when compared.
     
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    Without the shitty cameras, this would be a DSLite with a better web browser and DSiWare.

    Worth it? I don't know. I don't have money for it yet. Hopefully by Christmas it'll be worth it.
     
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    yeah... i upgraded my lite to dsi bec. of the larger screens so i can enjoy KH 358/2 even more wen it comes out.. the speaker is a lot of improvement than the ds lite, the dual cam is ok it isn't that bad, sd card is plus when the dsi is completely hacked, and there's a lot of good dsiware games coming soon...the con is only the short battery life of the dsi.. it is really worth the upgrade!!! [​IMG]
     
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    The DSi has some features that make it invaluable for some real world applications.

    I am a student and time is in short supply. I can convert the lectures, audio books, and podcasts that I follow and place them on an SD card into the slot provided. The included audio manipulation tools allow me to play back the audio 10 - 15% faster while modifying the tonal qualities so that you do not get the "Mickey Mouse on helium" effect

    The free DSi Ware web browser allows me to send/receive email free through Google using a local WiFi hotspot.

    The DSi is evolving from a simple gaming device into a personal digital assistant (PDA) with gaming capabilities.

    For me, it was definately worth the price to upgrade.
     
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    it can record? o.O how?
     
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    It can record voice or sounds like for 10 sec in the dsi music or w.e its called dsi sound?
     
  20. kennypu

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    oh ok, bout to say. I thought it meant the camera. lolol
     

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