NVIDIA Shield gaming tablet with Tegra K1 processor coming soon

After the Tegra Note tablets, NVIDIA seems to be working on a new tablet based gaming device called the NVIDIA Shield.


According to sources, NVIDIA is almost ready with its killer gaming tablet – the NVIDIA Shield. The device is said to flaunt a massive 8 inch display with high-resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. The best part however is the processor, which is said to be the recently announced Tegra K1 which has a full cluster of 192 CUDA cores thus assuring ultimate gaming performance.

As per the source, the NVIDIA Shield gaming tablet is expected to be announced early next week on July 22. The device is expected to be available in two variants – 32 GB variant with Wi-Fi and LTE support costing $399 and a 16 GB version with Wi-Fi only costing $299. The Shield controller would be sold separately for $59.

NVIDIA Shield specs:

  • 8 inch display
  • 1920 x 1200 pixels resolution
  • NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 32 GB internal memory
  • Google Android KitKat v4.4