We probably won’t know for sure until the system hits store shelves, but a mysterious Japanese spec sheet posted on NeoGAF indicates that the Nintendo DSi does officially support SDHC, unlike the Wii.
“Shigeru Miyamoto insisted strongly on including support for [SD] cards. Nintendo’s internal software developers may not have necessarily been in favor of including the SD support, as on top of the added size that the SD card slot brings, the line between what you could do with it and what you couldn’t do without it is a bit unclear.
Miyamoto, however, said that he wanted it included, adding that he’d show a way to use it.”
“An anonymous developer has said that its game has been refused certification because it ‘freezes up’ on the new DSi platform …
If true, the claim could suggest further incompatibilities between old DS models and the new camera-equipped version, potentially affecting not only already-released games but adding new QA challenges.