iPad size comparison: DS, PSP, Kindle and more

The moment Steve Jobs wrapped up his propaganda-esque pitch for Apple’s “what is this for?” iPad, we immediately wondered just how big it would be compared to the other handheld devices gamers typically use. Using something called a “ruler,” along with “pencil and paper,” we measured and mocked up the iPad standing next to leading machines – and then promptly used Photoshop to present them. Paper sucks, man.

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Above: The iPad vs Nintendo, Sony and Amazon (click for HUGE (opens in new tab))

Above: The iPad pseudo-stacked on the same devices. The DSiLL is massive!

Above: Screens-only comparison – iPad obviously the largest

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Brett Elston

A fomer Executive Editor at GamesRadar, Brett also contributed content to many other Future gaming publications including Nintendo Power, PC Gamer and Official Xbox Magazine. Brett has worked at Capcom in several senior roles, is an experienced podcaster, and now works as a Senior Manager of Content Communications at PlayStation SIE.