July 23rd, 2013, 20:39 PM
Nvidia to Ship Shield Game Console on 31st of July
Nvidia Corp. has announced that it would ship commercial versions of Shield game console on July 31st, 2013. The company previously delayed release of the Google Android-based portable video game console as a result of the production bug. It looks like all the issues have been resolved and the firm is ready to ship the world’s first product based on Nvidia Tegra 4 application processor.
“We have great news to share with you on Nvidia Shield. As you know, we made the decision to delay the launch of Shield due to a mechanical issue we found in our rigorous testing process. Since then we have been working non-stop to put Shield through its paces and ensure it meets the highest quality control standards in the industry. We are pleased to confirm that Shield is in full production and will officially ship July 31st,” a statement by Nvidia reads.
Nvidia Shield is based on Nvidia Tegra 4 system-on-chip (four ARM Cortex-A15 cores, Nvidia GeForce graphics adapter with 72 stream processors), is equipped with a 5” capacitive touch-screen with 1280*720 resolution (294ppi) and features 802.11n Wi-Fi technology with 2*2 MIMO antennas to stream PC games. Project Shield's ergonomic controller was built for the gamer who wants ultimate control and precision. The portable device also has integrated high-quality speakers. Nvidia Shield runs Google Android (4.0) Jelly Bean OS.