Turn Your iPhone And iPad Into The Ultimate Pokedex For Only $26

By Vamien McKalin | Dec 11, 2012 10:49 AM EST

Share This Story

  • Print
  • Email

Credit: The Pokemon Company

Follow us

Pokémon fans everywhere, who are owners of an iPhone or iPad, have reasons to be excited today as they have the option to turn their beloved iDevice into a real Pokedex. The iOS application was first available in Japan, now North Americans and everyone else can join in on the fun.

Collecting Pokémons is never an easy task; in this case, it's not free. The official Pokedex application starts off at $1.99 for the Unova Pokedex (National Pokedex No. 494-647), right there the user has a maximum of 153 Pokémons to stare at in lush animated 3D. Each Pokemon is searchable by name, number, type and ability, so finding your favorite cute monster in the list shouldn't be much of a problem.

After installing the application, fans can purchase the Kanto Pokedex (National Pokedex No. 001-151). For players who have been playing since the beginning, they will know this Pokedex is the very first one before all else. The Kanto Pokedex should include the likes of Pikachu and other popular first generation Pokémons. The price of the Kanto Pokedex cost $5.99; however, for what is available here, a $0.99 price tag might be more enticing.

Other content for purchase includes the Johto Pokedex (National Pokedex No. 152-251), Hoenn Pokedex (National Pokedex No. 252-386), and Sinnoh Pokedex (National Pokedex No. 387-493) all for the same $5.99 per Pokedex.

Add everything up, and Pokémon trainers are looking at spending $26 in all. For the best trainers, this shouldn't be a problem, for just a few battles could earn them cash. Then again, the cash earned in the Pokémon world cannot be used here, so mom and dad will have to chip in.

Download The Official Pokédex App 

Get the Most Popular Mobile&Apps Stories in a Weekly Newsletter

Join Our Conversation

Cloud storage and integration is the Future Nextbit’s Robin: Now on the Kickstarter campaign and why you Should Support it
Amazon’s Prime Video Downloads Now Available on iOS and Android
Malware Found on Jailbroken iPhones and iPads
Google’s iOS App for Android Wear
Tablet / Laptop / PC
Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 Dell unveils Venue 7 and Venue 8 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean tablets
Retina iPad Mini facing delays, may not launch until early next year
Refurbished 128GB iPad with Retina Display now available on the Apple Online Store
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition: Pricing and availability now official
Amazon Logo Amazon reportedly to launch ‘Firetube’ set-top box before 2013 holidays
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear India launch: Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy Gear Android smartwatch now up for pre-order in Canada
Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 reportedly in the works already, may debut at CES or MWC 2014
OS / Software
HTC Logo HTC reportedly considering Android/Windows Phone dual-booting smartphone as Microsoft pushes for deeper Windows mobile integration
iOS 7 Chrome Incognito mode leaks private searches due to bug
Sprint HTC One Android 4.3 Jelly Bean already rolling out, AT&T, T-Mobile & Verizon to follow
Microsoft Windows 8.1 now available for pre-order
Internet / Social Media
Google Downtime Google blacks out for two minutes, causes 40 percent drop in world’s Internet traffic
Xbox Music web player is live and ready for Xbox Music Pass subscribers
Facebook Android app collected phone numbers even if users never logged in
Firefox 22 brings support for web video calls, 3D gaming, and Unreal Engine 3
What's App
Amazon is really hot right now. Amazon’s Prime Video Downloads Now Available on iOS and Android
Google’s iOS App for Android Wear
Apple Update: iOS 8.4.1
Xiaomi Dominates Chinese Market Share

Most Popular

Copyright © 2015 Mobile & Apps All rights reserved. mobilenapps