* CPU: Custom ASIC containing an ARCTangent 5.1 CPU, running at 96MHz.
* Memory: Original Leapster: 2MB onboard RAM, 256 bytes non-volatile. Leapster2: 16MB RAM, 128kbytes non-volatile storage
* Media type: Cartridges of 4-16MB with between 2 and 512kb non-volatile storage.
* Graphics: 4Mb ATI chip.
* Audio: Proprietary hardware audio acceleration.
* Screen: 160x160 CSTN with touchscreen.
* USB 1.1 (client only) and full-sized SD slot (Leapster2 only).