NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Console Specs


The NVIDIA SHIELD console was announced a couple of hours ago promising to set the standard as the first 4K-capable Android TV set-top box. In addition to watching TV, you can stream high quality games using the game-streaming service GRID which will be available in May when the console launches. In the meantime, here is the list of what’s powering the NVIDIA Shield.

  • Processor: NVIDIA® Tegra® X1 processor – 256-core Maxwell™ GPU with 3GB RAM
  • Video Features: 4K Ultra-HD ready with 4K playback and capture up to 60 fps (VP9, H265, H264)
  • 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
  • Storage: 16 GB
  • Wireless: 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi – Bluetooth 4.1/BLE
  • Interfaces: Gigabit Ethernet – HDMI 2.0 – Two USB 3.0 (Type A) – Micro-USB 2.0 – MicroSD slot – IR Receiver (compatible with Logitech Harmony)
  • Software Updates: SHIELD software upgrades directly from NVIDIA
  • Gaming Features: NVIDIA GRID™ game streaming service – NVIDIA Share – NVIDIA GameStream™
  • Power: 40 W power adapter
  • Weight: 23 oz / 654 g
  • Height: 5.1 in / 130 mm
  • Width: 8.3 in / 210 mm
  • Depth: 1.0 in / 25 mm
  • Operating System: Android TV™, Google Cast™ Ready
  • Included Apps: PLEX