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Nvidia Shield Tablet Tegra K1 2.2GHz 16GB 8" Tablet

Tegra K1 2.2GHz Android 16GB Jul 2014
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The world's fastest mobile processor. Unbeatable tablet graphics, video, and audio. The most advanced, responsive stylus. And the freedom to pair with the optional SHIELD wireless controller for... More
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6 Reasons For

Nvidia Tablets Have Good Reviews

Nvidia is one of the superior tablet manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Nvidia also has good reviews for its Tegra K1 processor tablet computers.

Four Processor Cores

The Shield Tablet is a four processor core tablet computer.

We compared this tablet to all the other 4 processor core tablet computers and we think because of it's better review score, the Xiaomi Mi Pad[plb_2433811_price] is also worth considering.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on tablet computers that are a similar age to it.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Shield Tablet is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet computer, which is the most frequently found display resolution. The best display resolution of all tablets of this age and spec is 3840 x 2560 pixels and the worst is 480 x 272 pixels.

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Light

At only 390 grams, the Shield Tablet is quite light compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for more than two years. Comparable spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 360g and 440g.

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Very Narrow

Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Shield Tablet have widths of between 120mm and 230mm, and the average width is 190mm. With a width of only 126 millimeters, the Nvidia Shield Tablet is one of the narrower similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the Shield Tablet amongst Tegra K1 processor tablet computers of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

The Shield Tablet is not 4G compatible. Most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago are also not 4G compatible.

Tablets which are 4G compatible that might also be worth looking at include the HTC Nexus 9[plb_2591421_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3G Compatible

Most Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Shield Tablet are not 3G compatible. The Nvidia Shield Tablet is no exception to this as it too is not 3G compatible.

If you are looking for a tablet computer that is 3G compatible then you might want to consider the HTC Nexus 9[plb_2591421_price].

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Very Small Screen Size

The Shield Tablet has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 8 inches) amongst Tegra K1 processor tablet computers of this age. Tablets that have been around for more than two years have screen sizes of between 7.9" and 8.9", and the average screen size is 8.5".

If you would prefer a larger screen size then you might also want to consider the Nexus 9[pl_2591419_price] (8.9"), or the Nexus 9[pl_2591421_price] (8.9") both from HTC which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the Shield Tablet has one of the smaller internal storage capacity amongst tablets of this age. The smallest internal storage capacity of Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years is 16GB and the largest is 64GB.

If this Tegra K1 processor tablet computer internal storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the HTC Nexus 9[plb_2591421_price] (32GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Thick

The Shield Tablet has one of the thicker thicknesses (9.2 millimeters) amongst Tegra K1 processor tablet computers of this age. The thicknesses of tablet computers of this age and type range from 7.9mm to 9.2mm, and the average thickness is 8.3mm.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 2.2 gigahertz, the Nvidia Shield Tablet has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that have been around for more than two years. Across all the tablets of this age and type the processor clock speeds range from 2.2GHz to 2.3GHz.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.2GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Xiaomi Mi Pad[plb_2433811_price].

If you are looking for a tablet with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Nexus 9[pl_2591419_price] (2.3GHz), or the Nexus 9[pl_2591421_price] (2.3GHz) both from HTC which is also higher rated.

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1 Other reason to consider the Nvidia Shield Tablet

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Nvidia released the Shield Tablet.

Specification

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Processor Family
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Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Memory Card
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Aspect Ratio
Multi-Touch Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Camera
Front Camera
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Micro HDMI Port
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Performance
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
GLONASS
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Battery
Battery Capacity
Weight & Dimensions
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Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Keyboard Included
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Docking Connector
Kids Tablet
WiFi
Total Storage Capacity

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nvidia 1920x1200
Barcodes 00850438005593, 00850438005616

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HTC Nexus 9 vs Nvidia Shield Tablet

HTC Nexus 9 vs Nvidia Shield Tablet
HTC Nexus 9
Tegra K1 2.3GHz 32GB 8.9" 4G 3G
Nvidia Shield Tablet
Tegra K1 2.2GHz 16GB 8"
£ 439.99
50% Larger Internal Storage Capacity
67.32mm Shorter
Three Months Newer
1.25mm Thinner
Only Two Processor Cores
102.25mm Wider

HTC Nexus 9 vs Nvidia Shield Tablet

HTC Nexus 9 vs Nvidia Shield Tablet
HTC Nexus 9
Tegra K1 2.3GHz 32GB 8.9"
Nvidia Shield Tablet
Tegra K1 2.2GHz 16GB 8"
£ 332.99
50% Larger Internal Storage Capacity
67.32mm Shorter
Three Months Newer
1.25mm Thinner
Only Two Processor Cores
102.25mm Wider

Google Nexus 9 vs Nvidia Shield Tablet

Google Nexus 9 vs Nvidia Shield Tablet
Google Nexus 9
Tegra K1 2.3GHz 32GB 8.9"
Nvidia Shield Tablet
Tegra K1 2.2GHz 16GB 8"
£ 332.99
16GB Larger Internal Storage Capacity
Newer by Three Months
16% Thinner
Larger Screen Size
Two Less Processor Cores
27.68mm Wider
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