Technical data

  Game Boy (Classic) Game Boy Pocket Game Boy Color
Central Processing Unit (CPU) 8 Bit, Clock frequency: 4.19 MHz, RAM: 8 Kbytes 8 Bit, Clock frequency: 4.19 MHz, RAM: 8 Kbytes 8 Bit, Clock frequency: 8 MHz, RAM: 32 Kbytes
Dimensions 148 x 90 x 32 mm 127.6 x 77.6 x 25.3 mm 133.5 x 78 x 27.4 mm
Weight 220 g 125 g 138 g
Power consumption 70 - 80 mA hr. 4 AA batteries (1.5 V) 80 - 90 mA hr. 2 AAA batteries (1.5 V) 70 - 80 mA hr. 2 AA batteries (1.5 V)
Playing time Up to 30 hours Up to 10 hours Up to 10 hours
Screen type Liquid crystal screen (LCD) Liquid crystal screen (LCD) Next-generation liquid screen (TFT)
Screen size 4,7 x 4,3 cm 4,8 x 4,4 cm 4,4 x 4 cm
Screen resolution 160 x 144 Pixels 160 x 144 Pixels 160 x 144 Pixels 32,000 different colors displayable, of which 56 simultaneously
Game Paks Exchangeable Exchangeable Exchangeable
Contrast controller Yes Yes No (automatic colour brilliance increase in bright light)
Loudspeaker controller Yes Yes Yes
Headphone connection Yes, stereo sound via headphones Yes, stereo sound via headphones Yes, stereo sound via headphones
Colours Grey, transparent, black, white, red, green, yellow, blue Blue, yellow, green, red, black, transparent, pink, silver Blackberry red, neon green, yellow, turquoise, purple, clear purple, Pokémon Special Edition
Cable connection Yes (large) Yes (small) Yes (small)
Special features LED battery charge display LED battery charge display LED battery charge display Infrared interface Carrying loop device