Game Boy AdvanceHandheld game console
Manufacturer: Nintendo Co. Ltd.
Made in: Japan
Generation: Sixth generation
Units sold: 37.94 million
CPU: 16.78 MHz ARM7TDMI 8 or 4 MHz Z80 coprocessor
Media: ROM cartridge
Display: 240×160 (HQVGA) pixel resolution
Power: 2 AA batteries
Graphics: Custom 2D core 32-bit graphics
Tags: nintendo, advance
The Game Boy Advance (Japanese: ゲームボーイアドバンス Hepburn: Gēmu Bōi Adobansu?), often shortened to GBA, is a 32-bit handheld video game console developed, manufactured and marketed by Nintendo. It is the successor to the Game Boy Color. It was released in Japan on March 21, 2001; in North America on June 11, 2001; in Australia and Europe on June 22, 2001; and in the People's Republic of China on June 8, 2004 (excluding Hong Kong).