Is this GBA SP knock off any good?

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    Its a cheap knock off
    It has 120 built in games 36 GBA (Including a Pokemon, Mario Kart, the whole Crash Bandicoot series, and a slue of everything across the board.) and 84 fairly good NES games although no Mario Bros, But all contras are there and a couple of interesting titles like Bubble Babes & Friday the 13th.
    Battery life is kind of Sucky 1-2 hours.
    Behaves like it an emulator rather then true GBA hardware, acts sometime slow and sluglish on GBA not really notisable on the SNES titles.
    Volume slider has 3 setting loud, louder and off took forever to get it to a nice point. Shell feels like a cheap version which I was expecting.
     
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    demn formatting and huge letters >:C
    i can read better small font than a huge font... the big font makes my eyes move from left to right more quickly, and i dont need a 6 pack on eyes muscules...

    anywho, it says gb colour, no advance.. or no reference to advance.. however it says it has pokemon emerald.. but can be a hacked pokemon game..

    and for 25+ bucks your better grab a real gameboy... or get the k1 gba sp if you want a knock off one...
    i wouldn't trust in that knock off.. it seems really dubious...
     
  5. FireEmblemGuy

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    I'm guessing it's one of the cheap clones with shoddy hardware; no GB/C support (unless through an emulator), slowdowns in heavier games, wrong screen size and pixel ratio, etc.

    I'm also guessing the memory isn't writable, if you can even access it, so since you can't add your own ROMs there's really no reason not just to find a cheap used SP instead. Seems like I found some cheap refurbished ones on Taobao once, but even if there prices were still reasonable you'd have to pay fees and international shipping for an import service.
     
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    Thanks for the replies, sorry about the font. I don't think I'm going to be getting this one.
     
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