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Game Boy Advance SP

Handheld game console by Nintendo / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Game Boy Advance SP[lower-alpha 1] (GBA SP) is a sixth-generation handheld game console developed, released, and marketed by Nintendo that served as an upgraded version of the original Game Boy Advance. It was released in Japan on February 14, 2003.[8] The "SP" in the name stands for "Special".[9] It is the penultimate console in the Game Boy Advance family before the Game Boy Micro, which was released in September 2005. The Game Boy Advance line was followed by the Nintendo DS family, starting with the release of the original Nintendo DS in November 2004.

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Game Boy Advance SP
A Cobalt Blue front-lit version of the Game Boy Advance SP
Product familyGame Boy[1]
TypeHandheld game console
Release date
Introductory priceUSD$99.99
DiscontinuedDecember 9, 2009
Units shipped43.57 million
(as of December 31, 2015)[5]
MediaGame Boy Game Pak
Game Boy Color Game Pak
Game Boy Advance Game Pak
CPU32-bit 16.78 MHz ARM7TDMI
8 or 4 MHz Z80 coprocessor
DisplayTFT LCD, 240×160 pixels, 40.8×61.2 mm[6]
Game Boy
Game Boy Color
PredecessorGame Boy Color[7]
SuccessorNintendo DS