IPS Modified Shell for Game Boy Advance SP

$15.99 USD
Color:Cotton Candy (Glow-in-the-Dark)
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A replacement shell to replace your worn out or beat up Game Boy Advance SP. This shell is pre modified for IPS LCD backlights.


  • Made of high quality ABS plastic
  • Shells are IPS modified
  • See product images as the color of the included buttons vary by shell. 


  • 1x GBA SP shell
  • 1x A button
  • 1x B button
  • 1x start button
  • 1x select button
  • 1x light button
  • 1x R bumper
  • 1x L bumper
  • 1x power switch
  • 1x set of screw covers and shell screws
  • 1x set of silicone membranes
  • 1x set of hinge covers
  • 1x battery cover
  • 1x Front logo sticker
  • 1x Console sticker



  • All Clear and See-Through Variants come with Glow-in-the-Dark Screw Hole Covers and Silicone Button Pads.
  • These are after market shells and may not have best fitting with OEM buttons or other components. 
  • 'Cream White' variant has a pearlescent finish.
  • If pairing shell with the Game Boy Advance SP IPS Backlight LCD Kit V2 and V2 with TV Out - HISPEEDIDO, a small amount of trimming is required on top half of shell. Please see this guide for further information. You can reach out to support if you are unsure if you will need to trim your shell for your IPS kit.
Shipping Information

Our on-line store is open 24/7 and we ship Monday through Friday, excluding some holidays. Most products ship within 1 business day from our warehouse in Pennsylvania USA. Orders will be shipped in the order they are received. Please select a shipping speed according to your needs.

About Us

Hand Held Legend is committed to keeping retro gaming alive and better than ever. Upgrade your childhood consoles with modern tech. We strive for excellence in all that we do and aim to serve our customers well.

Customer Reviews

Based on 339 reviews
Michael Shipman
Well made and good feel

Everything looks great, fitment is perfect with all buttons and screen. I have custom cut oem shells in the past and they are always a pain and never feel great. This was an easy drop in solution. Very happy with the purchase.

Don’t Buy!

I would look elsewhere for a shell or at least find different screws. Over half the screws included with this were stripped before I could **** them in all the way. So now my screen and board are stuck in a loosely closed shell and I’ve had no luck unscrewing them, so once I find a new shell, replacing it is going to be a nightmare. If you decide to buy this, go ahead and order new screws as well.

Thanks for your feedback! Please reach out to us at support@handheldlegend.com so we may look into this further with you!

Eoghan Gallagher
Brittle plastic

After assembling the plastic around the hinges began to crack, and it likely won't be long until it is broken completely.

Thanks for your review! Usually this happens when the hinges were not inserted properly or were forced in too hard. Installing hinges can be a bit tricky. We have an article on our Wiki to help assist in a smooth install of the hinges: https://wiki.handheldlegend.com/gba-sp-or-hinges

If you have any questions about this, feel free to reach out to us at support@handheldlegend.com.

William Summers
after seeing the reviews, I was amazed with it after receiving it

After reading and seeing many reviews about the shell not closing properly, I was hesitant on getting this for one I am building, but for what I am building, it was my best option. I got it and reshelled the Gameboy SP and honestly liked how it turned out. and the shell closes properly as well. I found the only thing that stops it are the **** covers on the top left and right, and if they are in properly, at least for the shell I received, then it closes nicely! the only reason it is not 5 stars is the plastic feels a little on the cheap side, but not in an uncomfortable manner. All in all, I think these shells aren't as bad as some of the reviews are saying.


Had to be modified for the IPS screen and even then it wasn’t fitting well. Ended up cracking my screen trying to get this to work. Terrible.

Thanks for your review! Please reach out to support so we may look into this further with you.

Josue Moralez

Perfect for my build

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