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The SupaBoy handheld Super NES goes up for sale

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 03 Dec 2011 14:55 User comments (9)

The SupaBoy handheld Super NES goes up for sale Hyperkin, the console accessory maker has made their much-anticipated SupaBoy handheld Super NES available for purchase on Amazon.
As the company describes it: "The SupaBoy will play original SNES cartridges on a built-in 3.5" LCD screen and is designed to look like an original SNES controller including a D-pad, face buttons, as well as right and left shoulder buttons. The SupaBoy also includes two front loading ports that are compatible with full-size SNES controllers and video/audio out, allowing up to two players to play the SupaBoy on a regular TV screen."

The feature list:

Two seven-pin ports in front for wired controllers
SNES controller design
Screen size (diagonal): 3.5 inches
2.5 Hours battery life
Measures: 8.5 x 4 x 1.5 inches
Weight: 11.5 ounces
Stereo sound
AV Out
Headphone jack
Adjustable volume control


The device is selling for $80 on Amazon, right now.

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9 user comments

13.12.2011 16:19

I know what I want for Xmas

23.12.2011 17:24

2.5 hours of battery life? Damn, forget this! I can watch a move longer than this! Where's the power cord on this thing? Better stock up on the batteries if it doesn't have one!!


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33.12.2011 20:38

Originally posted by blueboy09:
2.5 hours of battery life? Damn, forget this! I can watch a move longer than this! Where's the power cord on this thing? Better stock up on the batteries if it doesn't have one!!
think the average life span for batteries on a nintendo gameboy was about 2.5hours but we use to use rechargables.

custom built gaming pc from early 2010,ps2 with 15 games all original,ps3 500gbs with 5 games all original,yamaha amp and 5.1channel surround sound speakers,46inch sony lcd smart tv.

44.12.2011 20:53

Originally posted by xboxdvl2:
Originally posted by blueboy09:
2.5 hours of battery life? Damn, forget this! I can watch a move longer than this! Where's the power cord on this thing? Better stock up on the batteries if it doesn't have one!!
think the average life span for batteries on a nintendo gameboy was about 2.5hours but we use to use rechargables.
No the original gameboy goes 20-30 hours easy on 4 AA alkaline batteries. I still have one which my 5 year old sometimes plays with.

54.12.2011 21:38

Remember all, where's the game cartridges at? If they were able to re-license and re-release game cartridges it would be a great buy. Forget that. I have 31 carts but that wont make me go out and buy this. There are other methods to reproduce game play on other portable devices.

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64.12.2011 21:54

Any one with a modded PSP can play SNES already


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GameCube-SDload,SD Card Adapter,BBA Adapter,2 Color Case,GnuboyGX,MPlayer- Installed

74.12.2011 23:16

As both of the people before me should know, your methods are illegal, at least in the U.S. This is a great investment for someone who has tons of carts from the 90s.


85.12.2011 14:39

Bah. I'll just play SNES games on my Evo 3D...

95.12.2011 20:38

Originally posted by DVDBack23:
As both of the people before me should know, your methods are illegal, at least in the U.S. This is a great investment for someone who has tons of carts from the 90s.
i thought if you owned the original carts its legal to have an emulated version.

on another note i sold my snes and games in 2002 to buy beer for my m8s 18th birthday party.

custom built gaming pc from early 2010,ps2 with 15 games all original,ps3 500gbs with 5 games all original,yamaha amp and 5.1channel surround sound speakers,46inch sony lcd smart tv.

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