The convergence of all the harder breaks into our lives. According to the online magazine Nikkei business daily, the company Nintendo is preparing to replenish its popular series of handheld console Nintendo DS new model that will combine the functions of a music player and camera. Nintendo itself this information has not yet been confirmed.
According to the source, the handheld entertainment center will be on sale in the market of Japan by the end of this year at an estimated cost of approximately $ 190, which is $ 30 more expensive than the current model. As noted, novelty will have advanced functions of wireless communications. What exactly has in mind is not yet clear, but we can assume that this is the availability of modules Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Recall, the first attachment Nintendo DS now on sale in 2004, and since 2006, Nintendo began producing a new generation of portable consoles DS Lite. At the end of June this year, Nintendo has sold a total of more than 77, 5 million handheld console. Particularly popular they were at home - in Japan for the duration of their existence, was sold about 23 million units. But for the moment the slow-down in popularity. If the April to June last year, the Japanese bought 2, 1 million portable consoles Nintendo, over the same period this year, the figure was only 580 thousand With the issuance of a new model analysts link the hope to strengthen the position of Nintendo in this sector.