In 2001, Nintendo delivered the next generation of portable entertainment into the hands of eager gamers. The Game Boy Advance gives you console-quality gaming in your pocket - and its bright, colourful and finger-intuitive design is still a classic.
It's not just the Game Boy Advance screen that's alive with vibrant colours. The handheld was released in range of cool casing colours.
A built-in speaker means you don't need headphones to hear your Game Boy Advance games - but plug in some cans and you'll treat your ears to the full power of Game Boy Advance's PCM Stereo Sound System. Multi-layered background music, stunning effects and speech in crisp stereo sound - audio dynamite.
Despite the superior screen and power boost, Game Boy Advance's dimensions make it the perfect pocket-sized pal. You can bring the blistering brawn of a 32-bit system with you wherever you go.
A simple pair of AA batteries will keep your Game Boy Advance alive for fifteen hours straight - which means it keeps going for 50% longer than the already impressive 10 hours clocked up by Game Boy Color. Please note: like your GBC, GBA can only be played with alkaline batteries.
Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance aren't just world-beating systems in their own right - by hooking them together with the Game Boy Advance Cable, you'll open the door to a breathtaking world of new videogame experiences. Depending on the game, you'll be able to swap data, unlock new game levels, or use the Game Boy Advance as an input device.
|CPU||32-Bit ARM with embedded memory|
|Memory||32 Kbyte + 96 Kbyte VRAM (in CPU), 256 Kbyte WRAM (external of CPU)|
|Screen||2.9" TFT reflective screen, 240x160 resolution, 40.8mm x 61.2mm screen size, 32,768 possible colours, 511 simultaneous colours in character mode, 32,768 simultaneous colours in bitmap mode|
|Size||Width 144.5mm / Depth 24.5mm / Height 82mm|
|Power||2 AA batteries|
|Battery Life||15 hours|