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Nvidia Shield Tegra K1 2.2GHz 32GB 8" 4G 3G Tablet

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Tegra K1 2.2GHz Android 32GB Jul 2014
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Delivering a balance of power, portability, and performance, the 32GB 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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Tablets produced by Nvidia have an average rating of 84%, which is in the top 18% of all tablet manufacturers that we have assessed.

Very Large Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the Shield is 9.5GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Nvidia Shield has a very large maximum internal memory compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

When compared to other Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that have been available for more than two years that we have checked, the Nvidia Shield's front camera resolution (numeric) of 5 megapixels is one of the highest. Tablet computers of this spec and age have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 1.6MP and 5MP.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Nvidia Shield has more number of built-in speakerss than most of the tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years. Most of the similar spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Shield only have one number of built-in speakers, however this tablet computer has two number of built-in speakerss.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to it.

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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 three times the display resolution of the most frequently found display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. Across all tablet computers of this type and age the best display resolution is 3840 x 2560 pixels and the worst is 480 x 272 pixels.

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 5 megapixels, the Nvidia Shield has a fairly low rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the Shield. The lowest rear camera resolution (numeric) of tablets of this age and spec is 5MP, the highest is 8MP, and the average rear camera resolution (numeric) is 7.7MP.

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Very Thick

When compared to other Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Shield, the depth of the Nvidia Shield of 9.2 millimeters is one of the thickest. Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago have depths of between 7.9mm and 9.2mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nvidia Shield

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Nvidia Shield has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 32 gigabytes, the Nvidia Shield has a pretty standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Shield.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 8 inches, the Nvidia Shield has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as 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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