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Size (Closed):
Height 3.33 inches, width 3.23 inches, depth 0.96 inches
32-bit RISC CPU with embedded memory
2.9-inch reflective TFT color LCD
Light Source:
Front lights have been integrated with the existing reflective LCD
Display Size:
1.61 inches by 2.41 inches (identical to the Game Boy Advance)
Resolution: 240x160 pixels (identical to the Game Boy Advance)
Color: Simultaneously displays more than 32,000 colors (identical to the Game Boy Advance)
Weight: Approximately 5 ounces
Power Supply: Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Battery Life:
10 hours continuous play with three hour recharging period; 18 hours continuous play with light function disabled
Hardware Color:
Platinum and cobalt (metallic)

Release Date:
March 23, 2003
Suggested Retail Price:



1 Light button It is the ON/OFF switch of a front light. The operation under play is also possible.
2 Power lamp If a power supply is switched on, a "green" lamp will light up, and if the residual quantity of a battery decreases, it will change to "red."
3 Charge lamp During charge, an "orange" lamp lights up, and after finishing charge, a lamp goes out.
4 Power supply switch  
5 Volume volume It is a slide volume switch.
6 Battery box The exclusive battery pack is built in.
7 L-R button It is the portion which operates with games.
8 Strap hook It is in two strap hook at left side and right side.
9 Link port Peripheral equipment, such as a communication cable, is connected.
10 New multi-access port Exclusive AC adapter or a headphone conversion plug is connected. AC adapter and a headphone conversion plug cannot be used simultaneously.
11 The slot for peripheral
equipment fixation
It is a slot for fixing peripheral equipment.

GBA SP will uses the same set of chips as GBAdvance so it will be fully compatible with all older GB, SuperGB, GB Pocket, Game Boy Color and Gameboy Advance Games released so far.

GBA SP Release dates:

JAP on February 14
USA on March 23
EUR on March 28

As for US specifics, the Game Boy Advance SP is scheduled to ship in North America on March 23. While three colors have been announced for the GBA SP's launch in Japan and Europe, only two colors, platinum and cobalt, will be available in the US.

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