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Nvidia Shield Tablet: Review

Nvidia has come up with its latest Android gaming tablet called Shield Tablet. As compared to Nvidia’s previous handheld gaming devices, it is purely a tablet that can be connected to a television for console-style gaming. Let us see what this tablet has in store for you.

Appearance

Nvidia Shield Tablet is a smart 8-inch tablet that gains an edge because of its gaming capacities. Its IPS LCD display has a resolution of 1900×1200 pixels. While offering a conventional look, it is a highly practical device. This ultraportable device has a decent design and it displays vibrant mobile graphics. With a thickness of .36 inches, Nvidia Shield Tablet weighs around 13.7 ounces. However, its compact size does not have anything to do with its graphics display. The device also comes with a stylus. Without any flashy features, this sleek gadget comes in nice matte finish. It additionally features bass-boosted speakers and 5MP cameras at front and rear.

Performance

For a great hybrid mobile gaming experience, you can rely on the Nvidia Shield Tablet, which is able to connect to your television for playing games using separate controllers. The company expects to provide constant software and hardware updates to this device. Presently, it is installed with the super-powerful Tegra K1 graphics processor that includes a 192-core Kepler GPU with a 2.2 GHz quad-core A15 processor. It also includes 2 GB of RAM. You may get this tablet in 16 GB and 32 GB (internal storage) versions. With Tegra K1, you may expect its graphics to meet the level of graphics that PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 provides. As regards its battery, it can last up to 10 hours with video playback and up to 6 hours with heavy-graphics gaming. The gadget also offers good connectivity through Bluetooth 4.0 LE and GPS.

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Usefulness

As this table is 4K video content-ready and can support up to 128 GB of additional storage, you get a great device for a wonderful gaming experience. Otherwise, it beautifully and powerfully serves all the purposes of a decent tablet.

Support services

The tablet comes with preinstalled apps like the one for painting. Such apps serve the purpose of displaying the power of this device’s processor.

Value for money

The 16 GB version of Nvidia Shield Tablet is available for $299, while the 32 GB version will be available later at a price of $399. We can call it a decent pricing for the gaming and graphics power this tablet provides.

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