The Analogue Pocket Game Boy Handheld Starts Shipping In May 2021

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Analogue Pocket Game Boy

Analogue, makers of fine high-end retro consoles like the Analogue NT (NES) and Mega SG (Sega Genesis), revealed another high-def portable Game Boy console packed with its own HDMI dock, it will be released in 2020. Due to COVID-19’s impact on the supply chain, the Analogue Pocket is now shipping in May of 2021, with preorders going to be available next week.

The Analogue Pocket is coming out finally. Buyers interested in the hardware-emulated Nintendo handheld, with its beautiful 3.5 inch 1600×1440 pixel display, built-in Nanoloop music production software, and ability to run Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance games natively will be able to preorder the game on the official website starting August 3. The Analogue Pocket itself is $200. The dock, which will support the HDMI out and up to four external controllers, is $100.

The dock is small and elegant.
The dock is small and elegant.
Photo: Analogue

The people at Analogue have used the time between the Analogue Pocket’s reveal and the upcoming preorder period to tweak the design somewhat and put some accessories together. The gadget start and select buttons have been displaced from the lower right-hand side to the bottom center. There’s a transparent hard case available, which guards the Analogue Pocket while allowing people to see how gorgeous it is. There are also a series of cartridge adapters that allow Atari Lynx, Neo Geo Pocket Color, and Sega Game Gear games to be played on it.

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Photo: Analogue

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