The Nvidia Shield tablet was released quite a while ago, with a price of $299, but it was the most powerful gaming tablet out there with PC grade graphics which more than capable for Android games. But its price holding lots of user back, now The Nvidia Shield K1 Tablet with same specs, but at a lower price $199.
The new Nvidia Shield K1 Tablet still comes with the same Nvidia Kepler powered K1 SoC, an 8-inch 1920×1200 display, 16GB of flash storage, 2GB of RAM and a microSD card slot. At the launch it comes with Android 5.1 onboard, with NVIDIA promising an Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. The controller not comes with tablet but you can grab the controller for $60.
- 8″ IPS FHD 1920×1080 touchscreen display
- Dimensions: 221mm(W)x126mm(H)x9.2mm(D)
- Weight: 356grams
- NVIDIA Tegra K1 2.2GHz Quad Core Processor
- Android 5.0 Lollipop OS
- 16GB Storage
- Front facing stereo speakers with bass reflex port with built-in microphone
- 75 Watt hour Lithium ion battery
- Front and rear 5MP cameras
- WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n 2×2 Mimo
- 4GHz & 5GHz Wifi
- Bluetooth 4.0 LE
- Mini-HDMI Output
- Micro USB2.0
- 5mm Stero jack
- Shield Controller compatible
- GeForce NOW Cloud gaming service
- NVIDIA ShadowPlay
- Console Mode
- 4k Ultra-HD Ready
- 9-axis (g-sensor, compass, gyro)
More on Nvidia’s website here.