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DSi to launch in Europe on April 3

New handheld to retail for £149 as it launches just ahead of US release

Nintendo is to release the latest in it series of handheld consoles, the DSi, in Europe on April 3.

The company has said that is does not officially set recommended retail prices for its products, but stores in the UK are already listing the DSi with a price of GBP 149.

The DSi will ship in two colours – black and white – and arrives two days later than its official launch in North America.

The DSi is thinner and slightly longer than the last DS model, and features brighter, bigger screens. It also has a slot for an SD card, motion detecting cameras and built-in flash memory.

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