Summary: The product runs off of android exactly like a phone. The product only allows you to stream select games to the device and those select games are not many. Handling the device is wonderful and is practically crafted. The sound quality is good and the controls excellent. However the primary use of this device should be it's streaming capabilities sense that is the only thing most nerds as I are concerned about and they fall short.
Summary: Not sure what to do with this. I never use it, literally never but I have a tough time blaming the product. Very well put together, feels solid and durable. The battery life is good, the screen size is fine for 1 person, it balances well on your leg if you're watching something. Some android games struggle with the facing of the screen, the kids tried playing temple run on it and it's sideways the whole time.
Summary: I will start this review by first listing the pros of this unit. Pros: Well built, the materials are of top quality. From the buttons to the screen, the Shield is a nice piece of hardware. Android Kit Kat, fast processor, fast web browsing with both Chrome and the built-in. Navigation is pretty straight forward, if you own an android smart phone, this should feel very familiar; back to navigation, it is smooth and can be done with touch, directional/buttons or a mix of...
Summary: Used with latest update on shield and on geforce experience pc. even though this is obviously more poweful. i still found my samsung galaxy s3 ran most emulators etc smoother than this thing. the shield also likes to disconnect itself from the wifi randomly which is bloody annoying!
Very impressive high-end specs but little point in buying it at present
29 October 2013
Summary: The Nvidia Shield has hardware specs so high and so impressive that it beats even the best high-end smartphones and tablets on the market at the moment in terms of its graphics power, and it's even better than the PS Vita in terms of its hardware prowess. On most graphics processing benchmark tests that has been conducted so far (you can search for these results online), the Nvidia Shield really beats every single mobile and portable gaming-capable device on the market...