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Nintendo's Game Boy Micro still sizes up nicely

Digging a Game Boy Micro out of a drawer, it still compares favorably to the size of gadgets today.

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Game Boy Micro: it still sizes up nicely

The Game Boy Micro Famicom-themed 20th anniversary edition along with Game & Watch Gallery 4, Super Mario Bros. 3, and a Japanese import-only Bit Generations game, the precursor to the Art Style series.
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Game Boy Micro: it still sizes up nicely

The Micro's backside shows how great a percentage of the machine simply consists of a cartridge slot.
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Game Boy Micro: it still sizes up nicely

The silver (with black faceplate) Game Boy Micro that belongs to editor John Falcone, along with some of its alternative removable faceplates.
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Game Boy Micro: it still sizes up nicely

Nintendo's recent handheld history on a table: the Nintendo DSi, Game Boy Advance SP, and Game Boy Micro.
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Game Boy Micro: it still sizes up nicely

The Micro stacked up next to the PSP-2000.
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Game Boy Micro: it still sizes up nicely

The Game Boy Micro next to the iPhone 3GS (with an InCase slider on). The Micro's still smaller.
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Game Boy Micro: it still sizes up nicely

Gadget stack: in order from top to bottom, the Game Boy Micro, Game Boy Advance SP, PSP-2000, iPhone 3GS, and Nintendo DSi.

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