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Nvidia Shield A15 2.2GHz 32GB 8" 4G 3G Tablet

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A15 2.2GHz Android 32GB Sep 2014
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Delivering a balance of power, portability, and performance, the 32GB SHIELD 8" Tablet from NVIDIA features an NVIDIA Tegra K1 mobile processor that taps into the same NVIDIA Kepler architecture... More
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Good Brand

Tablet computers manufactured by Nvidia generally have good ratings.

Flash Storage Media

This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec tablets that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Nvidia Shield has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the Shield. The processor frequencys of tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Shield range from 1GHz to 2.7GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.4GHz.

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Capacitive Touchscreen Type

This tablet computer features a Capacitive touchscreen type, which is typical of many tablet computers of this age and spec.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Shield is 1.5MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 5MP. The Nvidia Shield has one of the higher front camera resolution (numeric)s (5 megapixels) amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many tablet computers of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The Nvidia Shield has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Shield the worst display resolution is 480 x 272 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2560 pixels.

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Very Thin

The thinnest depth of comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the Shield is 6mm and the thickest is 280mm. At only 8 millimeters, the Nvidia Shield has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Shield.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nvidia Shield

Released Over Two Years Ago

Nvidia released the Shield over two years ago.

Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Nvidia Shield has a pretty standard internal storage capacity (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Shield.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 32GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Iconia Tab W500[plb_1497514_price].

If this A15 processor tablet computer internal storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP Elite x2 1011[plb_2848601_price] (128GB).

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 5 megapixels, the Nvidia Shield has a pretty average rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Shield.

If this Nvidia tablet computer rear camera resolution (numeric) is not high enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Venue 8[plb_2705354_price] (8MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 8 inches, the Nvidia Shield has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other tablets of this age and type.

If you want a tablet with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the DELL Venue 8[plb_2705354_price] (8.4") which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Touch Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording
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Number of Built-In Speakers
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2G Standards
3G Standards
4G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
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Headphone Out
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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Weight
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Packaging Content
Keyboard Supplied
Stylus Pen
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
Wi-Fi

10 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(81)
14 January 2016

When a newly acquired gadget goes wrong, the first thing any inquisitive user will do is scour the Web for disgruntled fellow-sufferers. And of course will always find them. The next step might be... Read more…

Huge performance potential
Excellent build quality
Now includes remote
GeForce Now is future of consoles Nearsilent in operation
Ample connectivity options
Expensive for a streamer, Android TV missing bigname apps
Nvidia Shield Android TV Review
Limited selection of software and apps
GeForce Now subscription lacks new titles
Remote costs extra
26 December 2015

NVIDIA is known for graphics, but that's not all they've been doing. Over the last few years they've made significant inroads into gaming through the hardware side of things. The NVIDIA SHIELD is... Read more…

23 December 2015

The Nvidia Shield TV is the best-specified media player to date. For a £149 outlay you receive hardware that really is in another league to any other box I can think of. The Tegra X1 processor is...

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14 December 2015

Nvidia's SHIELD TV, based on Android TV, is one of the latest devices to make your TV smarter and is a gaming cord cutter's dream I've been on the verge of complete cord cutting for a while, often... Read more…

7 December 2015

As an Android TV device, there isn't anything better than the Shield TV. While that's a bit of a backhanded compliment, due to Android TV's own limitations, Nvidia's saving grace is its focus on...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 8 December 2015 by James
James would recommend the NVIDIA Shield Android TV 4K

I recently got this nVidia Shield console to replace the other media players I've collected. I'm pleased to say it plays SlingTV, Netflix, MKV, MP4, Hi10P videos, and there's a workaround to get... Read more…

2160 60hz
Ease of Use
HDR
Intuitive
Lots of apps
Some apps not supported

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