The Sega Mega Drive was a commonly cloned console during the 1990s, especially in smaller markets. There are potentially hundreds of different models, though few have been documented on the internet. This page covers some of the consoles that we know exist, but don't know much else about.
Mega Drive in a Playstation-like case. Compatible with Mega CD. This model was released in 1996 by BBG, now known as BBK Electronics (步步高) - the parent company of smartphone brands Oppo, OnePlus, and Vivo. Because the Sony Playstation design patent, it was sold only in China and was not exported to Russia or Brazil.
Found in Taiwan, model number SB-003. This one has a slightly different shell and is more akin to the European model.
Dodgy looking Mega Drive clone from China, complete with crazy light gun.
Also from China, two clones by a company known as "Gap International Limited". One looks like a Mega Drive 2 in white, the other is completely new. Model numbers GA-16B1 and GA-16B2 respectively.
Sega Mega Drive clone with custom body shape
Sold by R-Style. There are two variants.
|Unlicensed Sega Mega Drive Hardware|
|1990s||AT-168 | AX-660 | AX-990 | Game Dunk | Game Drive 2 | KW-501 | Megavision | Modern Mate | New 16 Bit | New Star 2 | S & M | Songa I | Songa II | Super 16 Bit | TW-168|
|2000s||e-time Game Play | Extreme Land Mega Drive 2 | FC3 Plus | Game Joy | Gen-X Dual Station | GN Twin | Magistr Drive | Maniac Drive | Mega 3 | Mega Brasil 3 | Mega Drive 4 | Mega Drive Extreme | Mega Drive One | Mega Drive Portable | Mega Drive V | Mega Drive X | Noritul FX-16 | Pocket MD | RetroGen | RetroN 3 | Simba's 168 | Simba's 268 | Super Drive | Zoga|
|2010s||Hamy SD | Hamy HG-806 | Mega Drive Young series | RetroN 5 | Fei Hao HD Retro Game ||