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Nvidia Shield

alaTest has collected and analyzed 641 reviews of Nvidia Shield. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Game Consoles for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the connectivity and game selection. The size and design also get good opinions, whereas opinions about the portability and reliability are different.

usability, design, size, game selection, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Game Consoles the Nvidia Shield is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 339 user reviews of Nvidia Shield from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Game Consoles on Reviewers really like the connectivity and size. The price and design also get good reviews. Opinions are divided on the portability, and there are some negative reviews about the reliability.

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86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: NVIDIA SHIELDNVIDIA SHIELD

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Colour of product:Black


Internal Memory:3000


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, FLAC, MP3, OGG, PCM, WAV, WMV, eAAC+


Bluetooth version:4.1 BLE
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:HDMI, USB / HDMI,USB
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Number of gamepads included:1
Video game included:N


Frame rate:60
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Internal Memory:3072
Maximum Video Resolution:3840 x 2160
Processor Model:NVIDIA Tegra X1
Supported aspect ratios:16:9
Supported video modes:2160p

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1 LE
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Frequency band:2.4 - 5
HDMI:Y / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:2.0
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB ports quantity:2
USB version:3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11ac / IEEE 802.11ac


Power consumption (typical):10
Power Supply:40


Processor Manufacturer:nVidia
Processor Model:TEGRA X1


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR, FLAC, MP3, OGG, PCM, WMA / 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 / 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 / ASF,AVI,DIVX,H.263,H.264,H.265,M2TS,MKV,MOV,MPEG2,MPEG4,VC-1,VP8,VP9,WMV9,XVID


Built-In Optical Drive:Y
Card reader integrated:N / Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:16

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13 / 130
Height :2.5 / 25
Weight:250 / 654
Width:21 / 210