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This device turns your Android phone into a Game Boy

Play classic Mario, Zelda and Kirby right from your smart phone.


Jaime Carrillo

Dot Recs

Posted on Aug 10, 2017   Updated on May 22, 2021, 9:01 pm CDT

Get ready to give in to your retro gaming nostalgia. This Android Game Boy device lets you play real cartridges on your phone.

Simply slide in a compatible phone into your Hyperkin Smart Boy, and slide in a cartridge in the back. It works just like a real Game Boy. It even lets you take advantage of a few Game Boy Advance apps on Google Play.

The classic tactile buttons work and feel just like when you first played Super Mario Land 2. Plus, classic games upscale to your phone’s resolution, making them more vibrant than before. Best of all: no batteries to speak of.

The Hyperkin Smartboy is available on Amazon for $39.70

Pre-order here


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*First Published: Aug 10, 2017, 10:36 am CDT