It's huuuuge: Nintendo DSi LL (red) versus Nintendo DSi (white)
didn't take long. Just two days after Japan's Nikkei
that Nintendo was planning a new variant of the DSi sporting larger 4" screens (which it called "speculation"
), the Big N has gone and announced it -- for Japan, at least. Called the Nintendo DSi LL, the hefty handheld will be released in Japan on November 21 for a price of ¥20,000 ($221).
The device has so far been shown only in a burnt red finish and features a full pen-sized stylus. The whole kit's big
-- just look at the above comparison image from Nintendo's site
-- and really does appear well-suited for an older audience. We'll have more on the DSi LL soon.
[Thanks, Dr. NOGAMES!]