NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet with Tegra K1 – Full Specifications, Price

Nvidia has officially launched a powerful gaming tab called the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet. The table is already up for Pre-Order for US$ 299 and will go on sale in US and Canada starting July 29, 2014, while the Europe is expected to get the stocks from August 14, 2014.

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Features

Aimed at the gamers, the NVIDIA SHIELD Features one of the most powerful Chipset that assures lag free smooth gaming experience. The Tablet houses a 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A15 NVIDIA Tegra K1 Mobile Processor coupled with 192 Core Kepler GPU. The Tegra K1 SOC is more than capable of delivering PC Class technologies like OpenGL 4.4, DirectX 12 and Tessellation. The Tablet has an 8-Inch Full HD Multi-touch display with 1920 x 1200 Pixels Resolution.

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NVIDIA SHIELD Specs also include 2GB of RAM and an optional Micro SIM Slot that supports 4G-LTE networks. The tablet has two storage options of 16GB (Wi-Fi only) and 32GB (Wi-Fi + 4G-LTE) both with expandable storage option via MicroSD card slot. The tablet runs on Android 4.4 Kit Kat OS and gets all the software updates directly from NVIDIA. The Battery capacity is 19.75 Watt Hours.

The Tablet also has a 5 Mega Pixel Front camera with HDR along with a 5 Mega Pixel Snapper on the back with Auto Focus and HDR Capabilities. Connectivity options include 3G / 4G-LTE (optional),  Wi-Fi 802.11n 2×2 Mimo (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth V4.0 LE, GPS / GLONASS, MicroUSB V2.0, Mini HDMI Port, Dual Bass reflex port, Front Speakers, 3.5mm audio Jack, Built-in Microphone etc. The device also comes with DirectStylus 2 with 3D Paint.

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The SHIELD Tablet also supports NVIDIA Grid cloud gaming that allows users to stream PC games to the device. The Shadow play feature allows one to record special gaming moments or achievements along with streaming facility via GameStream. I has Console Mode, Gamepad Mapper and the device is compatible with SHIELD Wireless controller.

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Specifications

Name Nvidia Shield Tablet
Type Tablet
Price $299
Body Dimensions 221 x 126 x 9.2 mm
Weight 390 Grams
SIM Wi-Fi only / Wi-Fi + 4G-LTE, Optional, Micro SIM
Network GSM
WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz*
4G-LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz*
Data Speed
Display Size 8-inch
Technology Capacitive Touch Screen
Resolution 1920 x 1200 Pixels Resolution
Pixel Density
Multi-touch Yes
Chipset CPU 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A15 NVIDIA Tegra K1 Processor
GPU 192 Core Kepler
Storage Internal 16GB (Wi-Fi only) / 32GB (Wi-Fi / 4G-LTE)
Expandable Expandable via MicroSD Card slot
Camera Front 5 Mega Pixels, HDR
Rear 5 Mega Pixels
Camera Features Auto Focus, HDR, 4K Ultra-HD Ready
Operating System Android 4.4 KitKat
Battery Capacity 19.75 Watt Hours
Talk Time
Connectivity WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11n 2×2 Mimo (2.4GHz / 5GHz)
Bluetooth Yes, V4.0 LE
USB MicroUSB V2.0
Ports Mini HDMI, Dual Bass Reflex
IR Blaster
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5 mm
Sensors 3-axis: Gyro, Compass, Accelerometer
Formats Audio WAV, AAC, AMR, MP3, MIDI, eAAC+
Video 3GP, MP4, AVI, H.264, H.263
Others Built-in Microphone, Direct Stylus 2 with 3D Paint

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