On the Polish market debut the newest tablet for gamers – NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet K1 – which is cheaper but still very powerful version of the model tested on tabletManiaK.pl in December 2014.
Let's start with the fact that NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet K1 is now available on the Polish market and are interested to buy it, among other things through the online store X-COM and Komputronik. The suggested retail price was fixed at 849 zlotys . It is therefore cheaper than the first model of the 350 gold when the market debut. The lower price is primarily NVIDIA resignation of a dedicated stylus and active digitizer. NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet K1 is equipped with a display with a diagonal of eight inches, on which Android Lollipop is presented in WUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels), which resulted in at 275 pixels per inch. Computing power and smooth operation guarantees efficient 4-core processor NVIDIA Tegra K1 (ARM Cortex-A15) with a clock frequency of 2.2 GHz. It is responsible for the graphics, mobile, 192-core Kepler, supported by a 2-gigabyte RAM working memory. Data will find their place in the device memory size of 16 GB, which at any time can be extended by an additional 128 GB by utilizing the slot for a micro SD card. Technical specifications of NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet K1 also includes two cameras 5 megapixel HDR, Bluetooth 4.0, stereo speakers with built-in microphone, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, the GPS receiver with the GLONASS output mini-HDMI, micro-USB port 2.0, as well as a battery with a capacity of 19 75 watt-hours. In the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet K1 manufacturer has not forgotten about the use of innovative solutions that are designed to provide maximum comfort during use, including:
- Streaming content from a PC – anyone with a PC and a laptop, which is equipped with a card NVIDIA GeForce GTX will be able to afford to stream games through the use of NVIDIA GameStream,
- Streaming from clouds GeForce NOW – is another possibility of transferring the image on the display with a diagonal of eight inches, but this time directly from servers GeForce NOW. Persons with appropriately Speed can connect to a server in California and test gaming platform in the cloud GeForce NOW. It provides fast access to high-quality PC games. The first three months free, then 9.99 euros per month.
- Twitch and NVIDIA Shadowplay – Shadowplay will allow for the transfer of their best moments of the games on the site Twitch. The easy and fast way everyone can stream games from the tablet SHIELD to friends around the world. As the tablet has a camera with five megapixel sensor, it is possible to attach an image of your face,
- Console Mode – NVIDIA SHIELD tablet allows you to transfer images from the tablet to the TV, so the player can indulge in their favorite pastime. Wireless connection is established, the image is transmitted in Full HD 1080p.
Specifications NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet K1
- Display: 8-inch multitouch WUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels).
- Processor: NVIDIA Tegra K1 unit 4-core ARM Cortex-A15 with a clock frequency of 2.2 GHz
- GPU: 192-core unit based on the Kepler architecture,
- RAM: 2 GB
- Memory: 16 GB (reduced by the system), microSD reader (supports up to 128 GB)
- Camera: 5 megapixel, HDR,
- Camera: 5 megapixel HDR with auto focus,
- Communication: 802.11n WiFi module (2×2 MIMO 2.4 GHz and Wi-Fi 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 LE, the GPS receiver with the GLONASS output mini-HDMI, micro-USB output 2.0
- System: Google Android Lollipop
- Something for Maniak: Stereo speakers with built-in microphone, GeForce NOW, console mode NVIDIA Shadowplay,
- Dimensions: 221 x 126 x 9.2 mm,
- Weight :: 356 g.