On June 8th 2004 the Game Boy Advanced was released in the People Republic of China. The GBA was manufactured by Nintendo and was the 32-bit successor to the Game Boy color. The GBA was also the first Nintendo handheld to use widescreen on all of its games.
The GBA sold over 81 million consoles worldwide. It’s most popular game was Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire and thanks to its backwards compatibility with the Game Boy and Game Boy Color there more than enough games for fans of any genre.
Here are the technical specifications for the GBA:
Length: 14.45 cm (5.69 in)
Width: 2.45 cm (0.96 in)
Height: 8.2 cm (3.2 in)
Mass: 140 g (4.9 oz)
Screen: 2.9 inches reflective thin-film transistor (TFT) color LCD
Power: 2,4 AA batteries
Battery life: 15 hours on average while playing Game Boy Advance games (also dependent on the Game Pak being played and the volume setting)
CPU: 16.8 MHz 32-bit ARM7TDMI with embedded memory
Memory: 32 kilobyte + 96 kilobyte VRAM (internal to the CPU), 256 kilobyte WRAM (outside the CPU).
Resolution: 240 × 160 pixels
Color support: 15-bit RGB (16-bit color space using 5 bits depth per channel), capable of displaying 512 simultaneous colors in “character mode” and 32,768 (215) simultaneous colors in “bitmap mode”