What’sup everybody? Well todays article is to shed a little light on something that i honestly think is the best gaming invention ever. Atleast the best gaming product you can buy now. Yes!! i am talking about Nvidia Shield portable. Now its not anything new it’s been out a little while. But i think its gotten to a point now where you can see its full potential and get the most out of it.

#What is Nvidia Shield Portable?

The Shield Portable is a handheld game console developed by Nvidia.

#What are the specification Nvidia Shield Portable is offering?

Well this gaming device is having one of the best specifications. Nvidia shield portable runs on android lollipop ( Andrioid 5.1). This Device is featuring a flip 5 inch touchscreen display with the resolution of 1280×720 pixels. This device is powered with one of the most power full Nvidia Tegra 4 processor. complete specification of Nvidia shield portable is listed below.

ManufacturerNvidia
TypeHandheld gaming console
GenerationEighth generation
Release date31 July, 2013
Release price299 US$
Operating systemAndroid 5.1 lollipop
ProcessorTegra 4
Ram2GB DDR3L RAM
Internal Storage16GB
Graphics72 Geforce graphic cores
Controller inputD-pad
2 × Analog Sticks
L/R bumper and trigger buttons
X, Y, A, B buttons
NVIDIA/Power Button
Start button
Home button
Volume buttons
Back button
Weight579 g

 

#What are the features Nvidia Shield Portable is offering?

Nvidia shield portable have built in controller and speakers. The speakers sounds very nice while playing games and listening to music. The colors of display of Nvidia shield portable is  very crisp and sharp. HD display provides a pleasant experience while playing games and watching movies.

On the back Nvidia shield portable is having headphone jack.  and even an HDMI cable which allows a Shield Portable to be connected to a TV. You can intsall NES , sega, super nintendo, playstation games. Also the really really cool feature i think where it really shines other than being able to play the pc games from your computer is that it also can remote play your ps4 games as well. Nvidia also offers a cloud gaming service for pc games as well. you can also add a microsd card if you want to add music, movies or anything to shield. Also it has 16 gigs of internal storage so that you can store many more games,movies and songs.

Alongside the exclusive games available through Nvidia’s own TegraZone market and GeForce Now game-streaming service, Shield Portable can also access the Google play store, as with most other Android-based devices. Now Users have several games to choose from and actually it has a really good library of games everything from witcher to batman series and lego games, there’s a tons of games and its like 8 bucks a month. So you dont have to have a computer for playing games. It completely runs on android and its updated to android 5.1. So you can also play all kinds of badass android games on here as well.

#How is the build quality Nvidia Shield Portable ?

Talking about build quality Nvidia shield portable is very good. Material used are of very good quality.It is a pretty device in the black and green that is really solid or Durable. Also Nvidia shield portable have 5 inch flip touchscreen display that folds up so that we don’t have to worry about screen getting scratched up. everything sounds and look just incredible on this device.

#Where can i buy the Nvidia Shield Portable?

You can Order directly from NVIDIA at shield.nvidia.com as well as from Amazon.

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#Some Frequently asked questions:-

1.IN WHAT REGIONS IS THE SHIELD PORTABLE AVAILABLE?

It’s officially available in the United States, Canada, and Hong Kong.

2.HOW DO I UPDATE THE SHIELD PORTABLE?

This is a simple process,All software updates for the SHIELD portable are directly pushed out by NVIDIA. You’ll see a notification when an update is available. Once you confirm, the system will automatically download and apply the update when you have sufficient battery life.

3.WHAT ARE THE SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR STREAMING PC GAMES TO SHIELD?

The basic requirements are a Wi-Fi router and a modern gaming PC with a GeForce® GTX 650 or higher desktop GPU. The detailed requirements are:

  • GPU:
    • Desktop:GeForce GTX 650 or higher desktop GPU
    • Notebook:NVIDIA Kepler-based GeForce GTX 600M or higher notebook GPU
      • The full list of supported GTX GPUs for Notebook is: 880M, 870M, 860M, 850M, 780M, 770M, 765M, 680M, 675MX, 670MX, and 660M.
    • CPU: Intel Core i3-2100 3.1GHz or AMD Athlon II X4 630 2.8 GHz or higher
    • System Memory: 4 GB or higher
    • OS: Windows 8 or Windows 7
    • Software: GeForce Experienceapplication and latest GeForce drivers

4.HOW DO I MOVE APP AND GAME PROGRAM (APK + OBB) FILES FROM THE SHIELD PORTABLE’S INTERNAL STORAGE TO THE MICROSD CARD?

  • Move data files by going to Settings → Apps → (Select App) → Move to SD card
  • NOTES:
    • The ability to move data to SD card is variable for select apps and games. Only apps that developers have opted in as moveable to external storage can be moved.
    • SHIELD only supports writing to FAT32 formatted cards. This is a limitation of Android.
    • 32 GB (or less) microSD cards– SHIELD supports FAT32 data format. Most microSD cards that are 32 GB or less are already formatted as FAT32. If the memory card is not formatted, format to FAT32, using your PC or Mac computer.
    • 64 GB (or higher) microSD cards– Android does not support the exFAT file system out-of-the-box. Because the standard FAT32 file system does NOT support partitions greater than 32 GB by default, 64 GB cards come pre-formatted as exFAT. If you want to use a 64 GB microSD with SHIELD, it has to be converted to a file system format that is supported by stock Android, which in this case is NTFS. This can be done using a PC.
    • KitKat significantly changes the way applications are allowed to use SD cards.

      6.WHAT IS THE WARRANTY ON THE SHIELD PORTABLE?

    • 1-year limited manufacturer’s warranty.

 

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