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Nvidia Shield A15 2.2GHz 16GB 8" Tablet

$259.90
$199.99 $59.91 cheaper than 49 days ago
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A15 2.2GHz Android 16GB Jul 2014
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Delivering a balance of power, portability, and performance, the 16GB SHIELD 8" Tablet from NVIDIA features an NVIDIA Tegra K1 mobile processor that taps into the same NVIDIA Kepler architecture... More
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9 Reasons For

Nvidia Tablets Have Good Reviews

On average tablets from Nvidia are rated 84 out of 100, which is in the top 20% of all tablet manufacturers that we have analysed.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of tablet computers of this age and spec is 1.4GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 2.7GHz. At 2.2 gigahertz, the Nvidia Shield has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a similar age to the Shield.

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Capacitive Touch Screen Technology

This tablet features a Capacitive touch screen technology, which is the most commonly featured touch screen technology on comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution

The Nvidia Shield has one of the highest front camera resolutions (5 megapixels) amongst tablets of this age. Across all the tablets of this spec and age the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 5MP.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on similar spec tablets that have been around for more than two years.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Nvidia Shield is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet, which is the most common display resolution. The best display resolution of all tablets of a similar spec and age to the Shield is 3840 x 2560 pixels and the worst is 480 x 272 pixels.

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Very Thin

With a thickness of only 8 millimeters, the Nvidia Shield has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the Shield. The average thickness of comparable spec tablets that were released more than two years ago is 88mm, and the thicknesses range from 6.4mm to 300mm.

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Very Narrow

Across all the comparable spec tablets that came out more than two years ago the widths range from 100mm to 380mm, and the average width is 210mm. The Nvidia Shield is one of the narrower similar spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago (only 127 millimeters) amongst tablet computers of this age.

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2 Reasons Against

Not 3G Compatible

The Nvidia Shield is not 3G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that have been available for more than two years are also not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

Like most of the other tablet computers of this type and age, the Nvidia Shield is not 4G compatible.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nvidia Shield

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Nvidia released the Shield.

Average Rear Camera Resolution

The Nvidia Shield has a relatively average rear camera resolution (5 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Shield.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Nvidia Shield has a relatively typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the Shield.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 8 inches, the Nvidia Shield has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Shield.

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Expert Reviews

(244)
14 January 2016

When a newly acquired gadget goes wrong, the first thing any inquisitive user will do is scour the Web for disgruntled fellow-sufferers. And of course will always find them. The next step might be... Read more…

Huge performance potential
Excellent build quality
Now includes remote
GeForce Now is future of consoles Nearsilent in operation
Ample connectivity options
Expensive for a streamer, Android TV missing bigname apps
Nvidia Shield Android TV Review
Limited selection of software and apps
GeForce Now subscription lacks new titles
Remote costs extra
26 December 2015

NVIDIA is known for graphics, but that's not all they've been doing. Over the last few years they've made significant inroads into gaming through the hardware side of things. The NVIDIA SHIELD is... Read more…

23 December 2015

The Nvidia Shield TV is the best-specified media player to date. For a £149 outlay you receive hardware that really is in another league to any other box I can think of. The Tegra X1 processor is...

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14 December 2015

Nvidia's SHIELD TV, based on Android TV, is one of the latest devices to make your TV smarter and is a gaming cord cutter's dream I've been on the verge of complete cord cutting for a while, often... Read more…

7 December 2015

As an Android TV device, there isn't anything better than the Shield TV. While that's a bit of a backhanded compliment, due to Android TV's own limitations, Nvidia's saving grace is its focus on...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 14 December 2015 by Hugo Gracia
Hugo Gracia would recommend the NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 (Verified Purchase)

This is basically the same tablet as last year's Nvidia shield tablet minus the stylus and the wall charger. I can do without those things and save[$]any time. Highlights: Smooth performance with... Read more…

Reviewed 13 December 2015 by Claire De Lunacy
Claire De Lunacy would recommend the NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 (Verified Purchase)

I was in the market for a tablet to replace my everyday tablet?a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1?and had been considering a variety of options, including the previous iteration of the Nvidia Shield... Read more…

Fast
Gorgeous Display
Great For Gamers
Minimal Bloatware
Powerful
No Accessories Included
So-so battery life
Difficult To Use
No manual
Reviewed 13 December 2015 by Don
Don would recommend the NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 (Verified Purchase)

This is, by far, the best tablet I have owned (previous tablets were the Nexus 7 and the Samsung Note 4). The Shield is much more responsive than the others. Most important, it is easy to transfer... Read more…

Reviewed 8 December 2015 by James
James would recommend the NVIDIA Shield Android TV 4K

I recently got this nVidia Shield console to replace the other media players I've collected. I'm pleased to say it plays SlingTV, Netflix, MKV, MP4, Hi10P videos, and there's a workaround to get... Read more…

2160 60hz
Ease of Use
HDR
Intuitive
Lots of apps
Some apps not supported
(Verified Purchase)

I do love my tablet so much but what i noticed that at times when it drops on floor the case of the back body comes out of place... i thought i am sure it happens only once but it happens... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers nvidia p1761, nvidia p1761w, nvidia 1920x1200
Barcodes 00850438005593
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