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John GBA is GBA emulator for android 4.1+.
This app does not work without your own game files.
Please try John GBA lite before purchasing.
John GBA can take over John GBA Lite data.

This app will not be actively updated in the future.
John GBAC of the successor app have been released.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.johnemulators.johngbac

Features
- Original GBA engine
- Cheats (Raw/GameShark/CodeBreaker)
- High quality rendering
- Search game files in SDCard & Internal Storage
- Virtual On-screen keypad
- Zipped file support
- Save States (with previews)
- Customizable keys
- Turbo buttons
- Screenshot
- Fast forward / Slow down (x0.25 - x16)
- Bluetooth / MOGA controller support
- Dropbox support (requires John DataSync)
- No ADs
- No internet connection

Hardware requirements
-CPU: 1.0GHz Dual-core
-RAM: 1GB

Google Play Store Category:

Primary: Games

Secondary: Arcade

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Total Ratings

12K
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9.4K
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1.4K
3
550
2
190
1
690

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched May 02, 2014 (over 6 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Jan 13
2020
(Current)
Version 3.90

v3.90
-added x86_64 support
-fixed bugs for Android 9

Jan 23
2019
Version 3.82

v3.82
-fixed bugs

Nov 05
2018
Version 3.80

v3.80
-changed icons
-added "Auto (Landscape)" orientation

Oct 23
2018
Version 3.75

v3.75
-optimized for Android 8.0
-fixed bugs

Oct 19
2018
Version 3.73

v3.73
-fixed bugs

Jul 09
2018
Version 3.71

v3.71
-fixed Dropbox feature problem

Jun 19
2018
Version 3.70

v3.70
-fixed bugs

Dec 20
2017
Version 3.66

v3.66
-improved performance for ARM(big.LITTLE)

Nov 23
2017
Version 3.64

v3.64
-improved compatibility (GBA core)
-fixed bugs

Oct 05
2017
Version 3.62

v3.62
-fixed bugs for Android 8.0

Jul 05
2017
Version 3.56

v3.56
-added "Reverse landscape" orientation
-fixed bugs

Jun 27
2017
Version 3.55

v3.55
-fixed Menu bug on certain devices

Jun 21
2017
Version 3.54

v3.54
-added "Undo loading state" feature
-improved UI

May 26
2017
Version 3.53

v3.53
-optimized for Galaxy S8(+)
-resurrected "Auto load state" settings
-changed default landscape layout
-fixed layout editor bugs

Apr 14
2017
Version 3.52

-fixed MOGA Controller issue

Mar 31
2017
Version 3.51

v3.51
-fixed bugs

Mar 08
2017
Version 3.31

v3.30
-optimized for Android 7.0
-fixed bugs
v3.31
-fixed bugs

Mar 03
2017
Version 3.30

v3.30
-optimized for Android 7.0
-fixed bugs

Jan 19
2017
Version 3.26

v3.26
-added sort feature in game list
Name
Location
File size
Last played date

Jan 12
2017
Version 3.25

v3.25
-improved performance (15% faster than v3.23)
-added new view feature in game list
List
Grid (Small)
Grid (Large)
-improved audio low latency mode (OpenSL)

Dec 24
2016
Version 3.23

v3.22
-changed audio sampling rate to 48kHz
-added audio low latency mode (OpenSL)
v3.23
-fixed fatal audio bug

Dec 23
2016
Version 3.22

v3.22
-changed audio sampling rate to 48kHz
-added audio low latency mode (OpenSL)

Dec 17
2016
Version 3.21

v3.21
-fixed minor bugs

Dec 07
2016
Version 3.20

v3.20
-fixed OpenGL rendering bugs

Nov 10
2016
Version 3.17

v3.17
-built with latest SDK and NDK
-improved stability

Nov 04
2016
Version 3.16

v3.16
-fixed notification icon bug
-changed Exit dialog

Oct 28
2016
Version 3.15

v3.15
-changed images (Save/Load/Fastforward)
-added "Exit without saving" in exit dialog
-changed to display last played information in game list
-fixed minor bugs

Oct 07
2016
Version 3.14

v3.14
-fixed minor bugs

Aug 25
2016
Version 3.13

v3.13
-fixed minor bugs

Jul 08
2016
Version 3.12

v3.12
-added "Clock & Battery meter" feature

Jun 03
2016
Version 3.11

Dec 09
2015
Version 3.08

Nov 26
2015
Version 3.07

Nov 12
2015
Version 3.06

John GBA is GBA emulator for android 2.3+.
This app does not work without your own game files.
Please try John GBA lite before purchasing.
John GBA can take over John GBA Lite data.

Features
- Original GBA engine
- Cheats (Raw/GameShark/CodeBreaker)
- High quality rendering
- Search game files in SDCard & Internal Storage
- Virtual On-screen keypad
- Zipped file support
- Save States (with previews)
- Customizable keys
- Turbo buttons
- Screenshot
- Fast forward / Slow down (x0.25 - x16)
- Wiimote/Gametel/MOGA/Bluetooth controller support
- Dropbox support (requires John DataSync)
- No ADs
- No internet connection


Hardware requirements
-CPU: 1.0GHz Dual-core
-RAM: 1GB

Oct 21
2015
Version 3.05

John GBA is GBA emulator for android 2.3+.
This app does not work without your own game files.
Please try John GBA lite before purchasing.
John GBA can take over John GBA Lite data.

Features
- Original GBA engine
- Cheats (Raw/GameShark/CodeBreaker)
- High quality rendering
- Search game files in SDCard & Internal Storage
- Virtual On-screen keypad
- Zipped file support
- Save States (with previews)
- Customizable keys
- Turbo buttons
- Screenshot
- Fast forward / Slow down (x0.25 - x16)
- Wiimote/Gametel/MOGA/Bluetooth controller support
- Dropbox support (requires John DataSync)
- No ADs
- No internet connection


Hardware requirements
-CPU: 1.0GHz Dual-core
-RAM: 1GB

Oct 16
2015
Version 3.04

John GBA is GBA emulator for android 2.3+.
This app does not work without your own game files.
Please try John GBA lite before purchasing.
John GBA can take over John GBA Lite data.

Features
- Original GBA engine
- Cheats (Raw/GameShark/CodeBreaker)
- High quality rendering
- Search game files in SDCard & Internal Storage
- Virtual On-screen keypad
- Zipped file support
- Save States (with previews)
- Customizable keys
- Turbo buttons
- Screenshot
- Fast forward / Slow down (x0.25 - x16)
- Wiimote/Gametel/MOGA/Bluetooth controller support
- Dropbox support (requires John DataSync)
- No ADs
- No internet connection


Hardware requirements
-CPU: 1.0GHz Dual-core
-RAM: 1GB

Jun 17
2015
Version 3.03

John GBA is GBA emulator for android 2.3+.
This app does not work without your own game files.
Please try John GBA lite before purchasing.
John GBA can take over John GBA Lite data.

Features
- Original GBA engine
- Cheats (Raw/GameShark/CodeBreaker)
- High quality rendering
- Search game files in SDCard & Internal Storage
- Virtual On-screen keypad
- Zipped file support
- Save States (with previews)
- Customizable keys
- Turbo buttons
- Screenshot
- Fast forward / Slow down (x0.25 - x16)
- Wiimote/Gametel/MOGA/Bluetooth controller support
- Dropbox support (requires John DataSync)
- No ADs
- No internet connection


Hardware requirements
-CPU: 1.0GHz Dual-core
-RAM: 1GB

Jun 11
2015
Version 3.02

John GBA is GBA emulator for android 2.3+.
This app does not work without your own game files.
Please try John GBA lite before purchasing.
John GBA can take over John GBA Lite data.

Features
- Original GBA engine
- Cheats (Raw/GameShark/CodeBreaker)
- High quality rendering
- Search game files in SDCard & Internal Storage
- Virtual On-screen keypad
- Zipped file support
- Save States (with previews)
- Customizable keys
- Turbo buttons
- Screenshot
- Fast forward / Slow down (x0.25 - x16)
- Wiimote/Gametel/MOGA/Bluetooth controller support
- Dropbox support (requires John DataSync)
- No ADs
- No internet connection


Hardware requirements
-CPU: 1.0GHz Dual-core
-RAM: 1GB

Jun 06
2015
Version 3.01

John GBA is GBA emulator for android 2.3+.
This app does not work without your own game files.
Please try John GBA lite before purchasing.
John GBA can take over John GBA Lite data.

Features
- Original GBA engine
- Cheats (Raw/GameShark/CodeBreaker)
- High quality rendering
- Search game files in SDCard & Internal Storage
- Virtual On-screen keypad
- Zipped file support
- Save States (with previews)
- Customizable keys
- Turbo buttons
- Screenshot
- Fast forward / Slow down (x0.25 - x16)
- Wiimote/Gametel/MOGA/Bluetooth controller support
- Dropbox support (requires John DataSync)
- No ADs
- No internet connection


Hardware requirements
-CPU: 1.0GHz Dual-core
-RAM: 1GB

Feb 05
2015
Version 2.67

John GBA is GBA emulator for android 2.2+.
This app does not work without your own game files.
Please try John GBA lite before purchasing.
John GBA can take over John GBA Lite data.

Features
- Original GBA engine
- Cheats (Raw/GameShark/CodeBreaker)
- High quality rendering
- Search game files in SDCard & Internal Storage
- Virtual On-screen keypad
- Zipped file support
- Save States (with previews)
- Customizable keys
- Turbo buttons
- Screenshot
- Fast forward (x1 - x16)
- Wiimote/Gametel/MOGA/Bluetooth controller support
- Dropbox support (requires John DataSync)
- No ADs
- No internet connection


Hardware requirements
-CPU: 1.0GHz Dual-core
-RAM: 1GB

Jan 09
2015
Version 2.65

John GBA is GBA emulator for android 2.2+.
This app does not work without your own game files.
Please try John GBA lite before purchasing.
John GBA can take over John GBA Lite data.

Features
- Original GBA engine
- Cheats (Raw/GameShark/CodeBreaker)
- High quality rendering
- Search game files in SDCard & Internal Storage
- Virtual On-screen keypad
- Zipped file support
- Save States (with previews)
- Customizable keys
- Turbo buttons
- Screenshot
- Fast forward (x1 - x16)
- Wiimote/Gametel/MOGA/Bluetooth controller support
- Dropbox support (requires John DataSync)
- No ADs
- No internet connection


Hardware requirements
-CPU: 1.0GHz Dual-core
-RAM: 1GB

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