Get Hands-On With Nvidia Shield Android TV, Streaming Console Right Now Available For Pre-order

With Nvidia Shield streaming console, which was announced alongside Android TV in March. Today, the family entertainer transforms your experience from just watching television to playing TV. Serious about gaming on Android, Nvidia Shield is now giving you the chance to do so directly. Meet Nvidia Shield which is said to be the “World’s first 4K Android TV Console,” which can be grabbed by preordering it and get the latest Android titles, and even those with rich gameplay actions and intense multiplayer arcade. Here’s how to get Nvidia Shield Android TV and streaming console can be checked after this jump.

It’s the first 4K Android TV Console, as Nvidia claims that and evidently delivers high-quality video, music, apps and games directly to the home. Nvidia Sheld Android Tv also got Cast, which can be used to share content from your Android-powered gadgets and with sperate-SHIELD Remote, users gets a microphone from Google Voice search, and it is operated by pairing to Bluetooth.

It’s the likes of Google and Nvidia partnered together to release a perfect game console for Android, TV-based console can play games on its Tegra X1 chipset with 256-core Maxwell architecture GPU, 64-bit CPU and runs on Android TV OS. You can grab one in the US and Canada, and there’s elusive Sheild Pro version with a 500GB drive, available right out the store.

Currently, there are almost 200 Android TV games, and a mre 20 more games will launch exclusively on the Shield in a few months. Additional option includes, and that is to stream games running in the Cloud over the GRID service at fullHD (1080p) resolution. It supports 4K videos over HDMI 2.0 and has hardware decoding for the new HEVC standard. Now onwards, you can even watch Netflix HD, HBO Now and othgers or play back your own content from 4K-compatible phones or GoPros.

Gaming on Android TV console from Nvidia Shield is pretty awesome. The games will also work natively with the Nvidia controller which enables your playing Android game with a wonky third-party bluetooth controller that has to be programmed and isn’t necessarily built in to game. You can grab additional controllers for $60 each, a stand to put them on for $30 and a remote control with voice search for $50.


About NVIDIA Shield Android TV Console Specs

  • NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor with 256-core Maxwell GPU, 3GB RAM
  • 4K Ultra-HD Ready with 4K playback and capture up to 60 fps (VP9, H265, H264)
  • 7.1 and 5.1 surround sound pass through over HDMI
  • High-resolution audio playback up to 24-bit/192kHz over HDMI and USB
  • 16GB storage,  MicroSD slot (supports 128GB cards)
  • WiFi 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, Bluetooth 4.1/BLE, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 (Type A), 2, Micro-USB 2.0
  • IR Receiver

Now available directly on Nvidia and Amazon Store and even on Best Buy in the United States, with a standard 16GB model, priced at $199. The 500GB Shield Pro model will be available for $299.99, and will not be available until June.

Both the Nvidia Shield TV Console and Pro models offers $30 Google Play gift card and a 90-day free trial to Google Play Music, and the pricy Pro model will come with the Android version of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel available in July.

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