NVIDIA Shield tablet with 4G LTE now up for pre-order
NVIDIA Shield Tablet arrived back in late July in the US and Canada, while Europe got it in mid-August. This portable gaming device powered by NVIDIA's own Tegra K1 chip and Google's Android OS was available only in the 16 GB, WiFi-only variant until now and starting today the 32 GB, 4G LTE-capable variant can finally be purchased.
NVIDIA Shield tablet with 4G LTE has most specs similar to the WiFi variant, as you can see below:
- Processor: NVIDIA Tegra K1 SoC
- Memory/Storage: 2 GB RAM; 32 GB internal storage and microSD support up to 128 GB
- Display: 8-inch touchscreen with 1,920X1,200 pixels
- Cameras: 5 MP HDR front and rear
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11n dual-band, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, HDMI out and 4K output support, GPS with GLONASS
- Operating system: Android 4.4 KitKat
- Weight/Dimensions: 0.86 pounds; 8.7X4.96X0.36 inches
Those interested can purchase the slate for $399 USD but also for $299 USD when tied to a 4G data plan. Pre-orders for the US and Europe can be placed starting today while shipments will begin on September 30.