NVIDIA Shield Tablet Overview Updated April 12, 2019

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17 'NVIDIA Shield Tablet' stories

July 2014 - April 2019

After weeks of leaks, rumors and speculation, the NVIDIA Shield Tablet and Wireless Controller have officially been announced this morning. NVIDIA posted a series of videos on their YouTube channel promoting the new device with the slogan “high-performance gaming everywhere”.

In terms of aesthetics, the device looks like we imagined. It features dual 5MP cameras, dual front-facing stereo speakers, and an 8-inch, 1920×1200 display. The specs under the hood are equally impressive. The device boasts an NVIDIA Tegra K1 GPU, an ARM Cortex A15 CPU clocked at 2.2GHz, and 2GB of RAM.

NVIDIA Shield Tablet Stories April 12, 2019

LineageOS adds Android Pie support for nine more devices, re-introduces Nvidia Shield Tablet support

As far as custom ROMs go, LineageOS is far and away one of the most popular and well-supported thanks to the active community and slimline experience. Support for Android Pie isn’t all-encompassing for every device, so the addition of nine new handsets and the Nvidia Shield Tablet will be welcome inclusions.

NVIDIA Shield Tablet Stories October 13, 2017

Nvidia’s Shield Tablets won’t be getting an update to Android Oreo

For a while, one of the best options for an Android tablet was what Nvidia offered in its Shield Tablet and Shield Tablet K1. Since not much has happened with Android tablets, they’re still pretty solid options, but the company has just announced something pretty unfortunate — they won’t be getting Oreo.

NVIDIA Shield Tablet Stories March 7, 2017

Marvel Heroes 2016 is now available free on GeForce Now for Nvidia Shield TV

Nvidia’s GeForce Now platform is a great way to play high-quality games on affordable, less powerful hardware like the Nvidia Shield TV. Recently, Nvidia raised the stakes with the addition of new Pascal-powered GPUs running the show, allowing for better performance, and even multiplayer games.

Today, Nvidia is announcing the first massive multiplayer game for GeForce Now: Marvel Heroes 2016.

NVIDIA Shield Tablet Stories February 9, 2017


For the most part, Nvidia has been pretty good about keeping its Android devices up to date. Just a couple of weeks after debuting the fantastic new Nvidia Shield TV, it updated the former model with that new software. Today, that trend continues with a major update to its collection of tablets, with Android Nougat rolling out over the coming days.

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NVIDIA Shield Tablet Stories January 19, 2017


It has been months since we have heard anything official from Nvidia when it comes to their two gaming tablets. Now, Nvidia has confirmed on Google+ that Nougat should be arriving for the Shield Tablet and Tablet K1 in the coming weeks…

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NVIDIA Shield Tablet Stories June 15, 2016


Android has long had issues with audio latency that resulted in a lack of audio editing apps. To remedy this, Marshmallow introduced a professional audio requirement last year. Now, NVIDIA’s Shield Tablet K1 meets those requirements thanks to a software update currently rolling out.

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