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Nvidia Shield Android TV

alaTest has collected and analyzed 435 reviews of Nvidia Shield Android TV. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the connectivity and size. The design and reliability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the price, while views are divided on the portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Nvidia Shield Android TV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: David Katzmaier (cnet.com.au)

Nvidia Shield review: A gamer-friendly 4K streamer in search of mass appeal

 

The Nvidia Shield Android TV box tries to straddle two galloping horses headed in different directions. It's a difficult and potentially painful balancing act.

The Nvidia Shield Android TV streaming box offers best-in-class hardware, connectivity and gaming capabilities. It works with 4K streaming services including Netflix and YouTube. The Android TV platform delivers good conversational voice search from...

It's more expensive than any other streamer and doesn't include a remote, aside from the game controller. Native app selection is still weaker than that of Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV. The menu system seems designed to push users toward Google's...

The Nvidia Shield's 4K video and solid gaming chops will appeal to geeks, and software updates have made it more stable, but app shortfalls and a relatively high price limit its appeal.

Apr, 2016

Expert review by: Krishan Sharma (arnnet.com.au)

Nvidia Shield: Lookout Apple and Telstra

 

​The fight for the living room is heating up with Apple recently upping the ante with the reboot of the Apple TV and telecommunications giant, Telstra, making moves of its own with the release of the Roku powered Telstra TV.

Feb, 2016

Product Specifications

Design

Colour of product:Black

Memory

Internal Memory:3000

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:HDMI, USB
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes

Performance

Frame rate:60
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Maximum Video Resolution:3840 x 2160
Supported aspect ratios:16:9
Supported video modes:2160p

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth: Yes
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Frequency band:2.4 - 5
HDMI: Yes
HDMI Version:2.0
USB ports quantity:2
USB version:3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11ac

Processor

Processor Manufacturer:nVidia
Processor Model:TEGRA X1

Software

Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR, FLAC, MP3, OGG, PCM, WMA
Google applications:Google Play
Lifestyle apps:Google Apps
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:5.1
Video apps:NetFlix, YouTube
Video formats supported:ASF, AVI, DIVX, H.263, H.264, H.265, M2TS, MKV, MOV, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, VP8, VP9, WMV9, XVID

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13
Height :2.5
Weight:654
Width:21