Gamers, listen up! There’s a new gaming gadget in town and it is called the NVIDIA SHIELD tablet. Built to deliver a zero-compromise gaming experience on the go, it packs some serious hardware under the hood, while its software set includes features tailored with gamers in mind. And yes, it runs Android KitKat with Google’s services out of the box, so it is as versatile as a modern tablet should be. Along with its new tablet, NVIDIA is launching a selection of matching accessories, including the SHIELD wireless controller and a protective case doubling as a stand.
In terms of design, the NVIDIA SHIELD tablet does not appear to shine with much. It has a thickness of 0.36 inches (9.2 mm) and a weight of 13.7 oz (390 grams), which is passable for a slate with an 8-inch screen. speaking of the screen, it has a resolution of 1920 by 1200 pixels for a satisfying, Full HD gaming experience. On its front we find stereo speakers promising loud, rich sound. Resting in its dedicated slot is an NVIDIA DirectStylus 2 stylus for drawing and taking notes.