Nvidia Introducing Shield Console

Nvidia has officially revealed its latest and greatest products, as well as the latest member joining the Shield family, the Nvidia Shield, delivering the world's first Android TV console, while offering the "next generation gaming and entertainment to the living room".

The Nvidia Shield features NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor with 256-core Maxwell GPU, 3GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, microSD card (up to 128GB), Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI 2.0, 2x USB 3.0 (Type A), Micro-USB 2.0, IR Receiver, 802.11ac 2x2 MIMO 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1/BLE, 40W power adapter and Android TV.

The console comes in 25mm thin and 654g, with NVIDIA GRID streaming service, NVIDIA GameStream, 4K Ultra-HD Ready with 4K playback and capture up to 60 fps (VP9, H265, H264), SHIELD controller, and Google Cast Ready.

According to Jen-Hsun Huang, president and CEO of NVIDIA "SHIELD will change the way we enjoy digital entertainment at home," He continued "It's an incredibly powerful, efficient and advanced living room entertainment device. It's the best Android TV experience. And it can transform into a serious gaming machine. It's made to game".

The Nvidia Shield will be available in May for $199 with the SHIELD controller included. Check out Nvidia Shield Intro.