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NVIDIA SHIELD – The Most Powerful Smart TV Platform Ever Built

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NVIDIA SHIELD, the living room entertainment device is now available, ready to redefine your TV experience.

TVs have been played at you for more than 80 years. You watched what others chose to show you when they wanted to show it to you.

Now it’s time for you to play your TV, NVIDIA SHIELD lets you play what you want and when you want it. Dive into TV shows, movies, music, a world of apps and games through SHIELD, the most powerful smart TV platform ever built.

Packing the world’s most advanced processor, Tegra X1, with its 256-core NVIDIA GPU and a 64-bit CPU. NVIDIA SHIELD offers up to 30x the performance of competing devices. SHIELD connects you to your content in 4K, it makes a new class of games possible on Android. And the SHIELD delivers blazing-fast streaming performance.

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You’ll love watching videos with NVIDIA SHIELD. You can already dip into a growing catalog of 4K movies and shows from Netflix HD, YouTube and new apps like Pluto TV and UltraFlix. You can view your own personal 4K content from camcorders and GoPro cameras. Or cut the cord with Sling TV. And you’ll soon get access to new video and viewing apps, like HBO Now, the Fox and CBS family of apps and Vimeo coming to Android TV.

For gamer, there are over 200 games on Android TV and almost 20 titles are coming only to NVIDIA SHIELD within a few months of launch. And NVIDIA have also just launched 1080p worldwide GRID game-streaming service.

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NVIDIA SHIELD – INTERFACES

NVIDIA SHIELD has launched in the U.S. and Canada in two versions: SHIELD and SHIELD Pro, which comes with an integrated 500 GB HD and bundled with the critically acclaimed game, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!. 1 SHIELD also supports plenty of accessories (remote control with voice search and additional controllers sold separately).

NVIDIA SHIELD - Comparison

NVIDIA SHIELD – Comparison

NVIDIA SHIELD PRO - Comparison

NVIDIA SHIELD PRO – Comparison

NVIDIA SHIELD SPEC

PROCESSOR:
NVIDIA® Tegra® X1 processor with a 256-core GPU and 3 GB RAM

VIDEO FEATURES:
4K Ultra HD ready
4K playback at 60 FPS (VP9, H265, H264)
4K capture at 30 FPS (H264, H265)

AUDIO:
7.1 and 5.1 surround sound pass through over HDMI
High-resolution audio playback up to 24-bit/192 kHz over HDMI and USB
High-resolution audio up-sample to 24-bit/192 kHz over USB
Supports: AAC, MP3, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, PCM

STORAGE:
16 GB for SHIELD and 500 GB for SHIELD PRO (Note: portion of storage occupied by system software)

WIRELESS:
802.11ac 2×2 MIMO 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 4.1/BLE

SOFTWARE UPDATES:
SHIELD software upgrades directly from NVIDIA

GAMING FEATURES:
NVIDIA GRID™ game streaming service
NVIDIA Share
NVIDIA GameStream™

INTERFACES:
Gigabit Ethernet
HDMI 2.0
Two USB 3.0 (Type A)
Micro-USB 2.0
MicroSD slot
IR Receiver (compatible with Logitech Harmony)

WEIGHT AND SIZE:
Weight: 23 oz / 654 g
Height: 1.0 in / 25 mm
Width: 8.3 in / 210 mm
Depth: 5.1 in / 130 mm

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Android TV™, Google Cast™ Ready

POWER:
40W power adapter (5-10W typical consumption)

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