Atari Lynx

Atari Lynx

The Atari Lynx is a 16-bit handheld game console that was developed and distributed by Atari Corporation. It was released in September 1989 in North America at a retail price of $149.95. The handheld was also released in Europe (1990) and Japan...

Name Atari Lynx
Release Date September 1, 1989
Developer Atari Corporation, Epyx, Inc.
Manufacturer Atari Corporation
Max Controllers 1
Cpu WDC 65SC02 (Mikey) @ 4 MHz
Memory 64 KB
Graphics 16-bit custom CMOS chip Atari Suzy @ 16 MHz
Sound 4-channels, 8-bit DAC per channel
Display 160x102
Media ROM cartridge
Notes The Atari Lynx is a 16-bit handheld game console that was developed and distributed by Atari Corporation. It was released in September 1989 in North America at a retail price of $149.95. The handheld was also released in Europe (1990) and Japan (1990). The Lynx was the world's first handheld electronic game with a color LCD screen. The console was discontinued in early 1996, possibly at the time of the company's sale on April 8, 1996.
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