LeapFrog Leapster

Nickname: Leapster Learning Game System
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Successor: Leapster2
Release Date: 30/9/2003
Discontinued Date: 31/12/2013
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Leapster is an educational touchscreen handheld console released by LeapFrog Enterprices for children between 4-10 years old in October of 2003. The learning topics are alphabet, phonics, basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division), art and animal facts. The touchscreen can be used with a stylus pen.

Another variant of Leapster released in 2004 is Leapster L-MAX. Leapster L-MAX gives the extra ability to the users to watch and hear the games on their television through an AV TV output. The console size reduced also and pen became a wire instead of a thread. Both Leapster and Leapster L-MAX discontinued in 2014. Another variant, Leapster TV, essentially a screenless version of Leapster released in 2005 and discontinued in 2007.

The Leapster series are the most successful educational consoles with the best selling numbers in America and the biggest game library for an educational console.