Nvidia Shield Game Console – You Gonna Love This Shield
Nvidia claims that the 1280×720 is retinal. It can’t call it a Retina display—Apple has that trademarked. But with a pixel density of 293.7 PPI, the presumption is that gamers will hold Shield far enough away for the pixels to resolve.
Shield’s Technical Specifications
|Nvidia Shield Handheld Gaming Console|
|SoC||Nvidia Tegra 4|
|CPU Complex||Quad-core Cortex-A15 with fifth battery-saver
Cortex-A15, up to 1.9 GHz
|GPU Complex||72-core (24 vertex shaders and 48 pixel shaders)|
|Memory||Dual-channel LPDDR3/DDR3-L controller
2 GB LPDDR3-1800 memory
|Display||Five-inch 1280×720 multi-touch display, 293.7 PPI|
|Audio||Integrated stereo speakers with build-in
|Storage||16 GB built-in flash memory|
802.11a/b/g/n 2×2 MIMO
2.5 mm stereo headphone jack with microphone
|Motion Sensors||Three-axis gyroscope
|Controls||Dual analog joysticks
Left/right analog triggers
Volume, Android home/back, start, and Nvidia
|Weight/Size||588 g (measured by Tom’s Hardware)
158 mm (W) x 135 mm (D) x 57 mm (H)
|Operating System||Android 4.2.1 (Jelly Bean)|
Entertainment – Movies, books, music. Twitch.TV Hulu, Facebook, Netflix — all in the palm of your hand and perfect for your pocket when you’re on the go.Movies, Music, and More… SHIELD puts amazing entertainment in the palm of your hands. Get lost in the hottest movies from Hulu Plus or Netflix. Listen to your favorite music with booming, bass-reflex audio. Explore Google Play for music, books, movies, TV shows, and apps anywhere you go. Even control an AR Drone—right from your SHIELD.
Android OS – Games. Apps. Stability. Connect with your Google account for an all-in-one solution that lets you do what you want when you want to. Android gaming, the way it’s meant to be played. You’ve never played Android games like this. We started by bringing together the screaming-fast graphics power of the world’s fastest mobile processor— NVIDIA® Tegra® 4—with a stunning 5-inch tablet display. Then, we added an integrated game controller, booming stereo sound, and support for hundreds of games! You can even run the most popular game emulators available on Google Play™ to relive your retro gaming days with all those older titles from your personal collection.
Streaming – That’s right, streaming! With Wi-Fi connectivity, you can stream your PC games to your NVIDIA Shield and keep the gaming party going even if you have to hit the loo.