it can be but the ds lite is a much more popular ds so in my opinion i would by the ds lite Well, the Nintendo ds is equivalent to a lite, the lite is more popular but now the Nintendo ds is rare so currently it is more expensive!
Yes, you can use ds lite games in the original Nintendo ds. They are not making new specialized games for the Nintendo ds lite. they are still making games that fit both the original DS and the Nintendo DS Lite.
well, the Nintendo ds stylus is in the back of the system, while the ds lite is on side and is easier to acess! The ds is bigger and heavier, while the ds lite is lighter. Also the ds has a darker screen,while the ds lite has a lighter screen. As far as games they're both the same