by Vineesh C    Published on July 24th, 2014   and last updated on April 17th, 2015

Nvidia SHIELD Tablet Price and Specifications

Nvidia SHIELD TabletNvidia SHIELD Tablet Overview

Nvidia launched their new SHIELD Tablet specially made for gaming purpose. It features NVIDIA Tegra K1 SoC, 8-inch “Full HD” screen (1,920 x 1,200, IPS LCD display), Front-facing stereo speakers, 5MP front- and rear-facing cameras, Direct Stylus 2, 16/32GB of internal storage, expandable by up to 128GB via microSD, 802.11a/b/g/n, optional LTE and 19.75 Watt-hour Lithium-ion battery. 

Nvidia SHIELD Tablet Short Review

Nvidia SHIELD Tablet is the perfect choice for gamers, who wants unlimited performance on entertainment. The tablet offer perfect mixing of power and performance. You can now preorder this tablet via the official website of Nvidia  for just $299. 

Processor, GPU and RAM

Nvidia SHIELD Tablet is a wonder product with world’s fastest mobile processor. Enjoy the colorful world of tablet graphics, video, and audio with this tablet. It is packed with advanced, responsive stylus and  SHIELD wireless controller. It is packed with NVIDIA Tegra K1 192 core Kepler GPU, 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex A15 CPU with 2GB RAM. 

Display and Audio

The tablet performs almost equal to the world’s most extreme gaming PCs. It is integrated with the custom engineered thermal system. It gets  front-facing stereo speakers and dual bass reflex port for perfect voice and video combination. It gets 8-inch 1920×1200 multi-touch Full HD display. 

Special Features

The hot feature of this tablet GPU-accelerated NVIDIA DirectStylus 2 offers response to each minute strokes. It is incorporated with integrated apps and handwriting recognition, makes easy for taking notes. Explore your creativity with its NVIDIA Dabbler app’s hyper-realistic watercolor and 3D Paint oil painting. 

Storage and Variants

SHIELD tablet cover protects and offers flexible stand positions. You can Plug into your TV and enjoy  games on the big screen. Recording of gaming is also available. Nvidia SHIELD Tablet  available in two models – 32 GB (WiFi+4G LTE)  and 16 GB (WiFi-only) model. You can choose based on your need and budget.

Data and Connectivity

Wireless features embedded in this tab are 802.11n 2×2 Mimo 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 LE and GPS / GLONASS. For connectivity you can use WiFi+4G LTE or WiFi-only, Mini-HDMI output, Micro-USB 2.0, MicroSD storage slot and 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack with microphone support based on variant. 

SIM, Sensors and Gaming features

Micro-SIM card is supported in 32 GB model. The tablet offers 3-axis gyro, 3-axis accelerometer and 3-axis compass sensors. Gaming features of this tab includes SHIELD wireless controller compatible, NVIDIA GameStream, NVIDIA ShadowPlay, GRID Cloud Gaming Beta, Console Mode and Gamepad Mapper. 

Camera and Battery

About the cameras in SHIELD tablet, Front gets 5MP HDR; Back equipped with 5MP auto focus HDR. Video features 4K Ultra-HD Ready. The tab comes with DirectStylus 2 with 3D Paint (Included) and powered by 19.75 Watt Hours battery. 

Dimensions and Apps

In terms of dimensions Nvidia SHIELD Tablet measures Weight: 13.7oz / 390g, Height: 8.8in / 221mm, Width: 5.0in /126mm and Depth: 0.36in / 9.2mm. Android KitKat OS powers this tablet. This supports Google Play, NVIDIA SHIELD app, Trine 2: Complete Story, Multi language Handwriting Recognition, NVIDIA Dabbler, JusWrite, Evernote, Adobe Reader, Camera Awesome etc. 

Nvidia SHIELD Tablet Key Features

  • Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS
  • 8 Inches capacitive touch screen
  • 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex A15 processor
  • 16/32GB internal storage variants
  • Expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
  • 5MP rear and 5MP front camera
  • HDMI Port for TV connectivity
  • 5300mAh Li-Ion battery

Nvidia SHIELD Tablet Specifications


Nvidia SHIELD Tablet

Operating System (OS) Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS
Preloaded Apps Yes
Processor 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex A15
Chipset NVIDIA Tegra K1
GPU 192 core Kepler
Sensors Proximity, accelerometer, gyro, compass
Screen Size & Resolutions 8 Inches, 1920×1200 Pixels resolutions
Display Technology Full HD IPS capacitive touch screen
Rear camera 5 MP
Front camera 5 MP
Camera features Autofocus, digital zoom, geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR
Inbuilt Capacity 16/32 GB variants
Expandable Capacity Expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
  Mobile Network (With 32GB Model Only)
Mobile Network Support 2G: GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
3G: WCDMA 2100, 1900, 1700, 850 MHz
4G: LTE 2100, 1800, 2600, 800 MHz
GPRS/EDGE (Class 12)
SIM Card Type Micro SIM
Internet Speed HSDPA, 42 Mbps (LTE model); HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps (3G model); HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 n, Dual Band, Wi-Fi Hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 with LE Profile
USB microUSB v2.0
3.5mm audio jack Yes
  Audio & Video
FM Radio No
Audio Playback Formats MP3, AMR, AAC, WMA, MIDI
Video Playback Formats 3GP, MP4, WMV, XviD, MOV, FLV
Battery 5300mAh Li-Ion battery
Talk Time:-
Standby Time:-
  Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions 221x126x9.2 mm
Weight 290 grams

Nvidia SHIELD Tablet Price in India On 17 April 2015: Rs. 17,999/- (16GB + Wi-Fi Only), Rs. 23,999/- (32GB + 4G LTE)

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4 thoughts on “Nvidia SHIELD Tablet Price and Specifications

  1. Prashanth Sarda
    July 28, 2014 at 7:13 pm

    Where is it available in India? I dont see any link provided to buy it in India… I have been planning to buy this one and checked their official website, but they only ship to US, Canada, and couple of other places… Not in India… If you have any idea where I can buy this in India, please let me know… You could mail me.

    1. pmn
      August 1, 2014 at 1:20 pm

      40k inr….not my choice

  2. Abhishek
    August 3, 2014 at 8:15 am

    By which indian online market should I buy this plz tell me you can reply me on my email..

    1. Mithun
      August 17, 2014 at 11:15 pm

      Its available in Amazon . in but the price is lil expensive because some retailer is importing it
      NVidia has not officially released it in India yet.
      NVidia will decide the price when it gets it in to Indian market which i am not sure when.

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