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2017 Nvidia Sheild

The new 2017 Nvidia Shield Android TV streaming box offers pretty much every must-have application, including Amazon Video, and incorporates 4K alongside HDR.

The recently updated SHIELD TV bundle incorporates a refreshed look to the console, the same internal specs details and furthermore a significant  change to the SHIELD Controller and a minor change for the SHIELD Remote.  NVIDIA has released what they believe to be the best Android TV bundle available.

The NVIDIA SHIELD is an adaptable gaming platform with an enhanced controller. Voice search and interactivity, from controller or remote, function admirably and it will soon get Google Assistant.SHIELD is an adaptable gaming platform with an enhanced controller. Voice search and interactivity, from controller or remote, function admirably and it will soon get Google Assistant.

 

Specs

Specs on the SHIELD TV (2017) incorporate a Tegra X1 processor with 256-center GPU, 3GB RAM, 4K and HDR support at 60fps, Dolby Atmos and DTS-X surround sound pass through over HDMI, 16GB of internal storage, dual USB 3.0 ports for expandable/adoptable capacity and data transfer, 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, gigabit ethernet, HDMI 2.0b with HDCP 2.2 and CEC support, and Android 7.0.

On paper, the SHIELD TV (2017) features the identical specs as the original SHIELD TV, that is not a terrible thing. The 2015 model of SHIELD TV was effortlessly beating any opposition it had and it keeps on doing the same. As per NVIDIA, even while utilizing similar specs, the SHIELD TV (2017) outperforms its competitions. The SHIELD TV (2017) performs incredible, especially with the addition of Android 7.0 (Nougat).

The 2017 Nvidia Shield is better than anyone might have expected, and the expansion of Amazon at last makes it a practical top of the line contrasting option to Roku.

 

Hardware

With the updated box, NVIDIA did not shy away from its ambitious hardware design, keeping it nearly identical in terms of appearance and shape. However, NVIDIA was able to take the same components of 2015’s box and place them into a much smaller vessel, allowing placement in much smaller confinements. While having space for the original SHIELD TV was never an issue, imagine having a set-top box with a more compact footprint taking up less space.

The SHIELD TV remains one of the top choices as the best designed set-top box on the Android TV market.

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