Nvidia Releases New SHIELD Tablet Update

Following the release of Software Upgrade 4.1 couple months ago, Nvidia is back once again with some pretty exciting new and has announced the latest firmware update coming to its original SHIELD Tablet, Software Upgrade 4.2.

The SHIELD Tablet Software Upgrade 4.2 features some important system enhancements & bug fixes such as:

  • SHIELD Tablet now meets Android 6.0 Professional Audio requirements including Low Latency Audio, USB Host & Peripheral modes, 24-bit@192kHz Stereo & 7.1 HDMI output, and MIDI support over USB & Bluetooth LE
  • Option to toggle Navigation Button location (Settings > Personalize Settings)
  • Enhancements & fixes to Vulkan API
  • Improvements to touch responsiveness
  • Fixes to WiFi & Bluetooth connectivity
  • Update to Android 6.0 Security Patch Level June 1, 2016
  • Overall stability and additional security improvements
Software Upgrade 4.2 is now rolling out as a free update to all Original SHIELD Tablet owners.