Nvidia Shield Mini 2018: Today I am reviewing the new mini version of the Nvidia Shield, Then I will compare the difference between the 2018 model and the 2015 model. The differences are very small, but definitely an upgrade.
having had the 2015 model for a few years now, I can say surely that this model is great, no problems with it whatsoever. I first had the 500GB model, and sold it for the 16GB model. I think the higher Gb model is a bit slower than the smaller Gb model.
When it comes to resetting the 500Gb model, it took me 3 hours to fully erase the hard drive. The new mini model is 16Gb and looks very tiny compare to different Android boxes. The box is lightweight and is very small to fit in your hand. You still have the same features as the older model, only upgraded the software, and added more apps to the application section, like Amazon Music, and the CW app.
The difference between the two is the newer shield does not come with an HDMI cord, only the remote control, power cord, and shield.
When comparing the Nvidia Shield, to any other Android tv box, this one would be rated ten plus, there is nothing in the same class as this streaming/gaming device. If you are wanting to use this shield for your streaming needs, you will have no buffering.
The Nvidia shield is great for gaming, with super fast motion, and great quality video 4K. All games look good on this shield, so realistic that you will think you were in the game playing it. Here are a few pictures to compare the differences between the older model to the newer mini version.
World Class Performance: Incredibly fast and versatile enough to be a 4K HDR streamer, premium game console, Plex media server, smart home hub, and so much more.
GeForce NOW Beta: Instantly transform your SHIELD TV into a powerful GeForce-powered PC gaming rig.
Cut the Cord: With SHIELD you can cut the cord for good with live TV, DVR, and even live sports.
World Class performance – blazing fast and versatile enough to be a streamer, game console, media server, and smart home hub. Fully customizable, SHIELD continues to evolve and get smarter with new features
4K HDR home Theater – enjoy the ultimate visual experience with 4K HDR quality, immersive sound with Dolby Atmos and dots-x Surround sound pass-through, and the most 4K entertainment
GeForce Now Beta access – transform your shield TV into a powerful GeForce-powered PC gaming rig. Play hundreds of supported titles like Fortnight and access Features like cloud saves and cross-play
Limitless content – apps for all the movies, TV shows, games, and music you dream of. Cord cutting apps. Chromecast apps. View Google photos and search for entertainment with simple voice commands
Google and ecosystems – the Google Assistant, Google play movies and music and works with Google Home. Alexa controls SHIELD hands-free with echo, Plus Prime video and music. Some HDMI to DVI/VGA adapters may not support Audio. If possible, Connect your shield TV to an HDMI port on your TV without using an adapter.
Nvidia Shield Mini
Nvidia Shield Tube
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