Nvidia reveals the SHIELD Tablet


shield_1Nvidia has finally unwrapped it’s latest Tegra-base gaming tablet dubbed ‘SHIELD’. This gamer-oriented 8-inch beastly tablet boasts some impressive specs under the hood, it sports Nvidia’s mobile flagship Tegra K1 SoC (Quad core A15 variant) coupled with one on-die Kepler SMX which delivers unparalleled ‘desktop-grade’ graphics.

The Nvidia SHIELD is a tablet like no other, it’s in fact far from being the average tablet you’d find at your usual store. Nvidia’s latest offering comes with some new technologies and features compared to its predecessor, notably the inclusion of a stylus marketed as ‘DirectStylus 2’ backed by the DirectStylus software processing demoed last year. Nvidia also bundled superb features like a virtual-painter software called NVIDIA Dabbler which aims to provide high levels of fidelity.