Pre-orders for the portable game console NVIDIA Shield will start on May 20




Pre-orders for the portable game console NVIDIA Shield will start on May 20


When a company NVIDIA announced earlier this year at CES its new mobile processor Tegra 4, it introduced the first device based on it – a portable game console Project Shield . Time passed and the prefix «Project» subsequently lost. More recently, NVIDIA has announced that Shield will be available in June at a price of $ 349.

Apart from the fact that the Shield is intended for games based on the operating system Android, consoles, it allows you to transfer streaming video from a regular desktop computer with a graphics card GeForce GTX. And it automatically expands the number of available titles, in addition to those that are available in the company store and actually TegraZone GooglePlay.

As for the iron fillings, the final specifications are as follows. Shield is based on the quad-core Tegra 4 with 72 graphics cores, equipped with 2 GB of RAM and is running drain the operating system Android Jelly Bean. For streaming and video console module uses 2 × 2 802.11n MIMO Wi-Fi, equipped with multiple antennas to transmit a signal more confident.


Appearance resembles the console game controller from the Xbox 360 has attached to it a 5-inch multi-touch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The controls here are a full-size D-Pad, left and right analog triggers and buttons «A», «B», «X» and «Y».


Otherwise, the console offers support for GPS, Bluetooth 3.0, to have access mini-HDMI, built-in speakers with microphone, 3.5mm audiodzhek, the port micro-USB, 3-way gyroscope and accelerometer, as well as 16 GB of internal memory and a slot microSD.

Shield weight is 579 grams. Its dimensions are 158 x 135 x 57 mm. Battery time varies between consoles 5:00 in the game of Tegra processor-optimized titles, up to 20 hours of streaming from a PC.

In addition to pre-installed applications Google Play and TegraZone, portable console offers a pre-game Sonic 4 Episode II THD, Expendable: Rearmed, and customers service Hulu Plus and TwitchTV.

Note that in addition to having a crystal Tegra 4 “under the hood”, the console from its competitors is markedly different real portability, convenient operation and strimingovyh opportunities.

Pre-orders for NVIDIA Shield will begin May 20, and deliveries will start in June.
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