NVIDIA Shield Now Shipping

ShieldShield Is NVIDIA’s latest mobile gaming product featuring their Tegra 4 technology. Shield looks to be a beast of a mobile device running NVIDIA Tegra 4 Quad Core Mobile Processor with 2GB RAM.

Its display is a 5 inch 1280×720 (294 ppi) Multi-Touch Retinal Quality Display.  on the audio side of things the game pad has two Integrated Stereo Speakers with Built-in Microphone and sound quality is reportedly amazing.

It’s running Jelly Bean out of the box and yes it will feature full support for Google Play.

One of the best features is the ability to stream your PC games to Shield and control every aspect right from the device.

“Featuring a new and innovative PC game streaming capability available in BETA at launch*, SHIELD gives you the power to wirelessly access your GeForce®GTX-powered computer from the comfort of your couch. Play your favorite PC games on a full-size controller with ultra-low latency thanks to SHIELD’s game-speed Wi-Fi and the fast performance of GeForce GTX GPUs.”

Shield will initially release in the US and Canada but international release dates will be coming soon.  So for now if you know someone in the US who can take a delivery and ship back to you you can always do that.

SHIELD SPECIFICATIONS

Processor NVIDIA Tegra 4 Quad Core Mobile Processor with 2GB RAM
Display 5 inch 1280×720 (294 ppi) Multi-Touch Retinal Quality Display
Audio Integrated Stereo Speakers with Built-in Microphone
Storage 16GB Flash Memory
Custom Tag Color Silver
Wireless 802.11n 2×2 Mimo Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 3.0
GPS
Connectivity Mini-HDMI output
Micro-USB 2.0
MicroSD storage slot
3.5mm stereo headphone jack with microphone support
Motion Sensors 3 Axis Gyro
3 Axis Accelerometer
Input controls Dual analog joysticks
D-pad
Left/right analog triggers
Left/right bumpers
A/B/X/Y buttons
Volume control
Android Home and Back buttons
Start button
NVIDIA power/multi-function button
Battery 28.8 Watt Hours
Weight & Size 579 grams
158mm (w) x 135mm (D) x 57mm (H)
Operating System Android Jelly Bean OS
Software Google Play
TegraZone
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Expendable: Rearmed
Hulu Plus
TwitchTV

 

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