NVIDIA Shield (2017)

NVIDIA Shield (2017)
84

Engadget Review

It’s mostly the same as before, but the new Shield TV is still a better overall package than the original 2015 version. It has a better controller and actually includes a remote in the box. But only NVIDIA fans need apply.

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Pros and cons: Our quick verdict on NVIDIA's new Shield TV
Not much has changed, but it has a better gamepad.
Devindra Hardawar
Devindra HardawarFebruary 12, 2017

Pros

  • A better deal than before
  • New controller actually feels good
  • Remote is bundled in the box
  • Decent game streaming performance

Cons

  • GeForce Now streaming requires a subscription and additional purchases
  • Not so great for heavy-duty Android games
  • No big internal hardware changes
  • Not that much cheaper than a game console
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Key Specs

TYPE
Audio / video player
VIDEO SERVICES
Netflix, Amazon, Youtube, Other
VIDEO CODEC SUPPORT
Avi, Divx, H264, M-jpeg, Mpeg4, Quicktime, Vc1, Wmv, Xvid
AUDIO CODEC SUPPORT
Aac, Flac, Mp3, Ogg, Wav, Wma
VIDEO OUTPUTS
HDMI
WIFI
Yes
ETHERNET
10/100/1000 [Gigabit]

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