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NVIDIA Shield

Specifications

NVIDIA Shield
NVIDIA Shield (Shield Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
, DDR3 Hynix H5TC4G63AFR
Display
5 inch 16:9, 1280x720 pixel, Multitouch, LH500W1-SD03, IPS LED, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, Samsung KLMAG2GE2A Chips
Soundcard
Realtek HD Audio
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: Headset, Card Reader: MicroSD, Sensors: Gyroscope, Accelerometer
Networking
AzureWave Wireless Network Adapter 802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 57 x 158 x 135 ( = 2.24 x 6.22 x 5.31 in)
Battery
29 Wh Lithium-Ion, 3.7V 7350mAh
Operating System
Android 4.4 KitKat
Additional features
Keyboard: on-screen, Keyboard Light: no, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
590 g ( = 20.81 oz / 1.3 pounds), Power Supply: 66 g ( = 2.33 oz / 0.15 pounds)
Price
$200 USD, 249 Euro
Sold in
The Americas

 

Average Score: 87% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 57%, features: 44%, display: 82% mobility: 89%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 72%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the NVIDIA Shield

84% Review NVIDIA Shield Portable Handheld | Notebookcheck
A Shield to marvel at. This isn't Captain America's shield and unfortunately not made of Vibranium either, but we'd be damned if it isn't the best Android-based gaming platform currently in the market.
90% Nvidia Shield Gaming-Tablet Im Test
Source: Cyberbloc German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/05/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce Tegra 4: Integrated graphics card in the Tegra 4 SoC with 48 pixel and 24 vertex shaders (no unified shader architecture). Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
4: 4-PLUS-1 Cortex-A15 processor part paired with a Geforce graphics cards with 72 cores.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.59 kg:

This weight is typical for small tablets.


87%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2015-02-15)