The Sega Genesis Mini, A Size Comparison

Screenshot: Famitsu
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We know the Sega Genesis Mini is small, but I don’t believe we have seen it side-by-side with the original console. That is, until now.

During today’s Famitsu livestream, the actual hardware was shown off to give a better idea of the machine’s size.

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Screenshot: Famitsu

Like other mini consoles, it’s small!

Screenshot: Famitsu
Screenshot: Famitsu

This is obviously the Mega Drive version, and the controller is slightly different.

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The controller on the right is the new controller, while the one of the left is the original.
Screenshot: Famitsu

But as Sega’s Hiroyuki Miyazaki explained during the stream, variations exist among original controllers due to differences between batches. 

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