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Background and Identification ¶ 

The Nvidia Shield Portable is an Android-based handheld gaming console and a mini tablet computer that was released on July 31, 2013. The Shield Portable is a Dual-Shock controller that is similar in design to the controller of the XBOX 360’s. Attached to this controller is a 5-inch, flip-up touchscreen display with a pixel resolution of 1280x720 for crisp, detailed images.

With multiple ports (such as Mini-HDMI output, Micro-USB 2.0, and a MicroSD slot) located at the top of the controller, the Shield portable can be used for streaming desktop PC games and can be connected to a TV via HDMI cord to experience all your favorite games and movies on the big screen.

Troubleshooting ¶ 

To find certain problems that could occur, refer the troubleshooting page.

Specifications ¶ 

  • Operating system: Android 4.2.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • System on chip used: Tegra 4
  • CPU: 1.9 GHz quad-core Cortex-A15
  • Storage capacity: 16 GB flash memory, expandable via MicroSD
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Display: 5-inch, 720p @ 294ppi, multi-touch touchscreen
  • Graphics: Custom 72-core GeForce
  • Sound: Custom, bass-reflex, tuned port audio system delivers fidelity and custom range
  • Controller input:
    • D-pad
    • 2 Analog Sticks
    • L/R bumper and trigger buttons
    • X, Y, A, B buttons
    • Nvidia/Power Button
    • Start button
    • Home button
    • Volume buttons
    • Back button
  • Connectivity:
    • IEEE 802.11n-2009 2 x 2 Wi-Fi
    • Bluetooth 3.0
    • GPS
    • 3.5 mm headphone jack
    • Mini HDMI output
    • Micro USB
  • Supported online services:
    • Nvidia TegraZone
    • Google Play
    • Steam
  • Dimensions: 158 mm x 135 mm x 57 mm (6.2" x 5.3" x 2.2")
  • Weight: 579 g (20.42 oz)

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