Game Boy:Hardware information

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Technical Specs

CPU
8-bit Z80 work-alike at 4.194304MHz
RAM
8kB internal
ROM
256kBit, 512kBit, 1MBit, 2MBit and 4MBit and 8MBit cartridges are known (32kB, 64kB, 128kB, 256kB and 512kB 1024kB).
VRAM
8kB internal
Sound
4 channel stereo sound, can be mapped to left, right or both speakers
Display
Reflective LCD 160 x 144 pixels
Colour Pallette
4 shades of gray
Sprites
40 sprites of either 8 x 8 or 8 x 16 pixels [switchable]
Communication
Up to 4 Gameboys can be linked together via serial ports
Power
6 Volts, 0.7 Watts (4 AA Batteries - 35 hours (GameBoy)/2 AAA batteries - 10 hours (GameBoy Pocket))