IPS Modified Shell for Game Boy Advance SP

SKU: GBA1563
$15.99 USD
Color:Blue Raspberry
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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
  • Includes plastic screen lens, however, this is not needed if you are planning to install an IPS LCD kit.
  • 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 replacement sticker (001 Version)
  • 1x set of screw covers and shell screws
  • 1x set of silicone membranes
  • 1x set of hinge covers
  • 1x battery cover
  • 1x small silver "Nintendo" sticker
  • 1x Original Sized Plastic Lens (non-IPS)



  • These are after market shells and may not have best fitting with OEM buttons or other components. 
  • If pairing shell with the Game Boy Advance SP IPS Backlight LCD Kit V2 - 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 283 reviews
Great but flawed

I purchased the famicom colorway and while the look and feel of the shell are amazing there are some issues I have noticed. Aftermarket screws are terrible and a pain to get in while OEM screws seem to be too long for the bottom half of the shell, at least in my case, leaving a noticeable imprint in the plastic. The shell is very loud, it creaks when opening, closing, or just holding the gameboy. My purchase also did not come with hinge covers which is an oversight and I will not dwell on it. Overall I am impressed with the shell but may not purchase another.

Had a miss but overall a winner

I first ordered the NES shell, but I had button issues with it. I opened a support ticket and they determined that the shell was likely warped. They sent me a replacement and I chose to get a transparent blue with clear buttons. The second shell I received, everything fit perfectly and didn't have issues with the buttons like the first. I highly recommend this shell if your original shell has seen better days.

Adam Toy
Nice shell

I like it looks really nice and fit the ips screen no problem

Ali Palla
Gorgeous Shell Ready to Use

Got the glacier color, it looks gorgeous and was easy to use for the install. No modifications necessary

Daniel Chen
I didn't get it...

It's stuck in Philly...

good for money.

did my first GBA mod with IPS screen and new shell. I used original buttons and membranes so it still feels the same. At the end of the day no aftermarket shell is going to feel like the original thing, but I have no complaints

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