Best GB/GBC/Gameboy Advance clone with Backlight ?

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  1. drenco
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    Id love to know the community's thoughts on what is regarded as the best/clone device to play GB/GBC/Gameboy Advance games on with a backlight as obviously the AGS 101 is expensive, any help appreciated, thx.
     
  2. NerdJeebus

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    GB Boy Colour would be the best for gbc and gb games. For gba games it would be k1 gba sp. These are just the ones of the top of my head, I'm sure there are more out there.
     
  3. Durelle

    Durelle GBAtemp Regular

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    i have a modded Gameboy Advance with a backlight, something like this, gba shell, different screen, and i got a bigger battery. sad part is it just sits there, or my cousins play it when they come over.
    something like this. if your willing to do a big of work

    You can even order a prebuilt custom GBA from here https://www.retromodding.com/collections/gameboy-advance
     
  4. Alex4U

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    GB BOY Colour is the best GBC clone,
    have backlight screen, but with some issues, like:
    Some colors will no appear like green
    if i know.
    When battery is going to die, the gb boy colour only resets, led doesn't says to you whem the battery is going to die
    The goos stuff you can use the screen to original gameboy color, original gameboy color, screen
    protector ,case, and battery tape too
    K1 GBA SP is the same GBA SP, no modifications, just is more cheap :P
    GBA SP
     
  5. Evilengine

    Evilengine GBAtemp Regular

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    Most clones are bad and of cheap quality and have too many flaws. Go for emulation, when an AGS 101 is too expensive for you. Nintendo DS Lite is a very good system(not the biggest screen). Lameboy is a good emulator for it.
     
  6. hii915

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    Revo k101+ hands down. Better then any gba
     
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    Certainly not. It has the wrong screen form factor (4:3 instead of 3:2). Sorry, but I can just use my phone/DSLite if I want black bars.

    It is the best GBA clone however.
     
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  9. Drud1995

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    Buy a banged up AGS 101 on eBay for cheap, along with a replacement shell. This gets you a near mint condition system with very responsive controls not often obtained by clone systems.
     
  10. XC-3730C

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    I personally play gpSP emulator on my Vita (via Adrenaline). I have a Vita PCH-1000 (aka fat) with OLED screen, and GBA looks gorgeous.

    Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
     
  11. jastolze

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    I wonder why the GB Boy Color doesn't have a rechargeable unit. Does anyone know if they make a GBC system that has one, without a modification or bulky battey pack?
     
  12. Localhorst86

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    The GB boy Colour comes in two variants. The GBC shaped one uses regular batteries. There is, however, also a version shaped like a GBA SP. That one has a rechargeable battery in it.
     
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