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No, it's not.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=define%3Aversatility

Don't confuse usefulness with versatility. The end. Goodnight.
Ah yes, the classic lmgtfy, bravo for using the typical /b/ response.

Once again, you fail to see any of the points I have made. Where did I ever argue one was more versatile than the other? Nowhere. In fact I said you CAN'T compare the versatility because in everything other than price point, versatility DOES equal usefulness. Something you apparently don't comprehend. YOU are the only one arguing that it's more versatile which is only digging the fanboy hole deeper.

If someone is looking to buy a new phone, and only wants it to be a phone, then guess what, all the 'versatility' of the iPhone doesn't matter at all does it? Therefore, guess what, its SUBJECTIVE.

You still are just so blinded. Never did I say one was more versatile, nor did I say your opinion was wrong, nor did I say mine was right (until now in the terms of it being subjective). You still just try so damn hard to prove you're right on something that can't be objectively argued in anything other than MSRP.
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Total Crap.
Angry Birds and the few other igames worth buying are nothing compared to the DS, let alone the 3DS. Idont know a single person who would choose playing games on an idevice over a nintendo handheld.
The iphone may be amazing (debatable), but it is in no way, shape or form better than any nintendo handheld.
IMHO my gameboy pocket with Kirbys Dreamland is better than anything the iphone or apple has to offer.

Also, Hardware has NEVER been a strongpoint for nintendo...well...the NES and SNES were good.
People think, for some unknown reason, that Nintendo actually CARES about gfx and leading edge hardware. When have they EVER been about that? Nintendo does what all the other consoles don't do, and take it as you want but they try to be innovative, in both game design and peripheals. I mean look at the NES alone, power glove, the game mat, etc etc etc. With the SNES it was the first console to go "online" but never made it out of japan, the super scope which was awesome. The nintendo Wii which doesn't need to be explained. the nintendo 64 was made with a huge basis on multiplayer games.
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Exclusives are the only reason Nintendo still has business.
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Touch's are less expensive, however. Probably still more than DS's though.
Yeah, a lot more. A DS lite is $130, a DSi $150, and $250 to pre order a 3DS.
Versus $229 for the cheapest ipod touch (8gb) which imo just isn't enough. So really, the first useful ipod touch is the 32gb, which runs $300.
    
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Total Crap.


Also, Hardware has NEVER been a strongpoint for nintendo...well...the NES and SNES were good.
Not really. The turbografx16,sega, and neogeo were far better machines but nintendo had better games so that wins every time. Same way with every console cycle, the games make it a win or lose.. hardware just has to function adequately to push the game. People pick 3-4 games on a system usually and play them till they burn up with use. The folks that drop big bux on games and have a huge library are guys that use cheats to beat the game to fast and don't respect games anyway. That is not what makes most people buy the hardware... it's the mass of people that are rabid for another supermario, halo, etc. that drives the economy of consoles.
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