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Unannounced Nvidia Shield Tablet shows up

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Unannounced Nvidia Shield Tablet shows up

It looks like Nvidia’s second Android tablet, apparently called Shield Tablet, is ready for an official announcement. At least that’s what @evleaks is suggesting today with a press render that allegedly shows the Nvidia Shield slate.

Borrowing its name from the Shield handheld game console that was released in 2013, the new tablet will likely use Nvidia’s new and powerful Tegra K1 chipset. Looks-wise, the Shield Tablet follows the design language set by the Nvidia Tegra Note 7 slate from last year, having stereo speakers on each side of the display. It’s said that the display measures 7.9 inches, and may offer a 2,048 x 1,536 pixel resolution - but we can’t confirm this yet. Android 4.4 KitKat is expected to be on board, while the rest of the tablet’s features remain a mystery for now.

Since the Tegra Note 7 was launched in various markets around the world (under different names), we’re expecting the Shield Tablet to be widely available as well. But we’ll just have to wait for Nvidia to announce the device before knowing anything for sure.

source: @evleaks

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posted on 17 Jul 2014, 14:13 1

1. Onlinector (Posts: 12; Member since: 10 Jun 2014)


Looks promising..

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 23:12

17. Jinto (Posts: 402; Member since: 15 Jan 2014)


Tegra K1, YES!

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 14:20

2. jibraihimi (Posts: 695; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)


" the Shield Tablet follows the design
language set by the Nvidia Tegra Note 7 slate from least
year"

Least year..... I think it should be last year....... ???!!!

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 14:52

4. TheGenius (Posts: 339; Member since: 06 Mar 2014)


Thank you sherlock.! :)

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 14:21

3. shamatuu (Posts: 148; Member since: 02 Nov 2011)


I just hope its priced right and not going overbroad.

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 15:13 1

5. imkyle (Posts: 1017; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)


Their Note 7 is fantastic. Very quick updates and a great CPU.

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 15:22 1

6. amats69 (Posts: 1124; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


so Front facing speaker is the new trend this days..which is good!

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 16:12

9. Doakie (Posts: 1304; Member since: 06 May 2009)


But so many of the products with front facing speakers look like stretched out HTC M7's.

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 15:25

7. Arte-8800 (banned) (Posts: 4562; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)


Killer device

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 15:25 1

8. TheMoltenD (Posts: 103; Member since: 13 Jul 2014)


Tegra is so underrated, the K1 is doing a lot better than the 4 at least.

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 17:44

13. GreekGeek (Posts: 844; Member since: 22 Mar 2014)


Based from the initial MiPad reviews, the K1 is a bit of a battery hog, no wonder Xiaomi stuffed a huge 6700mAh in there.

Plus Id like to see how the K1 controls thermal throttling, all that power is useless if it heats up easily

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 20:39

15. Arte-8800 (banned) (Posts: 4562; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)


It will use cooling thermal shield and have side air vents, for it to cool down.

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 16:49 1

10. enderw33 (Posts: 12; Member since: 05 Jul 2013)


Can't confirm/disconfirm 2048*1536? Umm... You have eyes, right? That pic clearly shows a wide-screen tablet... Only apple and Chinese knockoff iPads (miipad) use the retro 4:3 aspect ratio

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 16:59 1

11. vincelongman (Posts: 1573; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)


Also its a tablet with a focus on gaming, so 4:3 doesn't seem right, should be 16:9 or 16:10

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 17:43

12. GreekGeek (Posts: 844; Member since: 22 Mar 2014)


Gosh 4:3 is soo yesterday, the benefit of this aspect ratio is almost nothing!

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 19:44

14. ABC_123 (Posts: 24; Member since: 11 Jul 2014)


it design looks like htc

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 22:43

16. aayupanday (Posts: 520; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


The design seems to be a collaboration with HTC.
Would want the Nexus 8 to look the same if not better.

posted on 18 Jul 2014, 08:33

19. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1372; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)


i think this is the Nexus 8 , without the nexus name ,

posted on 18 Jul 2014, 00:39

18. gaara6775 (Posts: 469; Member since: 20 May 2014)


Yes yes yes. Just release it because it will take more 2-3 months for us to get. Also mipad going to launch soon. Just price it right nvidia. I would definitely buy shield tablet over mipad because of quick updates,stock android & much more development support :D

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