Amazon has put up a listing for the Game Boy/Game Boy Color SmartBoy Mobile Device, revealing several details. If you are interested, you can preorder the latest hardware from Hyperkin with this link from the shopping website. You can also check out an image of the device below this paragraph (additional photos can be viewed on the aforementioned retail listing):
The SmartBoy is attached to a compatible Android smart phones (between 5.2 to 6 inches in size with a USB Type-C port). It will be able to play Game Boy and Game Boy Color cartridges from both the STSC and PAL regions. You can check out Amazon’s product description and features list of the Hyperkin Game Boy/Game Boy Color SmartBoy Mobile Device below:
Turn your phone into a handheld gaming console! The SmartBoy Mobile Device for Game Boy and Game Boy Color attaches to Android smartphones and is compatible with Game Boy and Game Boy Color cartridges*. Start playing in seconds! Easy to install, just attach the SmartBoy to your device, pop in your favorite game, and make your friends jealous. You’re welcome.
- Plays GB and GBC cartridges, compatible with NTSC/ PAL cartridges
- Classic-style tactile button set, upscales to phone’s resolution, does not require batteries
- Designed for Samsung’s S8 line and up (other Android device compatibility may vary)
- Phone Size: 5.2 – 6 inches, USB Type-C port
- The SmartBoy is compatible with other apps and games, including GBA apps from Google Play.
- Configuration for such apps may vary.
Hyperkin Game Boy/Game Boy Color SmartBoy Mobile Device will be released on the 21st of August in the North American region.