The TinyCircuits Thumby is a tiny playable keychain and the world's smallest console, and like seriously tiny at 1.2” x 0.7” x 0.3” (29.5mm x 18mm x 8.5mm), a size of your thumb. Yet, in this small space the TinyCircuits company managed to fit an impressive gaming system. It comes with a Raspberry Pi RP2040 Processor, 2MB of storage, micro USB for programming & multiplayer using Thumby Link cable, 72x40 Monochrome OLED, Piezo speaker, and a 40mAh Rechargeable LiPo Battery which gives you about 2 hours of gameplay, all in a sturdy plastic case. It comes pre-loaded with 5 retro games, which are free and open-source so you can hack them however you want. Users will be able to create and share their own games using the MicroPython programming language. Thumby will by available in four colors, light gray, light blue, and magenta and first deliveries are estimated to be in February 2022.
Dev & Gear Rating 9.5/10
Discovered by Bojan Vidanovic