The Game Boy Camera, released as Pocket Camera (ポケットカメラ) in Japan, is an official Nintendo accessory for the handheld Game Boy gaming console and was released in 1998. It is also compatible with all of the Game Boy platforms (with the exception of Game Boy Micro). The camera can take 256x224 (down scaled to half resolution on the unit with anti-aliasing), black & white digital images using the 4-color palette of the Game Boy system. The focal length is ~ 50 mm. It interfaced with the Game Boy Printer, which utilized thermal paper to print any saved images, making a hardcopy.
Nintendo had plans to release a successor to the Game Boy Camera for the Game Boy Advance named "GameEye"which would take color photos and feature connectivity with the Nintendo GameCube, but it was never released.