Hyperkin turns iPhone 6 Into a Game Boy

April 2, 2015: What started as a April Fool joke on Monday on reddit turns out to be a real concept, Hyperkin announced with it's official press release about it's upcoming innovative product named 'Smart Boy', which turns iPhone 6 into a a functioning Game Boy.
As reported by businessinsider, the Smart Boy will allow people to insert their iPhone 6 into the device, giving them access to physicial controls such as an 8-way D pad and four buttons designed to mimic the A, B, select, and start buttons found on the original Game Boy.

What considers to be the standout feature is Smart Boy can also works with original Game Boy and Game Boy game catridges, which will slot into the back of the device.

Chris Gallizi, Hyperkin's product developer said: "We wanted to create retro device that can be easily adapted into any modern gamer's arsenal of devices."

The device will have it's own battery and use iPhone screen as monitor to display the game with the help of it's dedicated iOS app. Android users has to wait a bit more as the developers work on android platform is still in progress.

There is no official date of release yet, we will update as it comes. Stay tune.

Source: BusinessInsider.com

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