The NVIDIA Shield Tablet is receiving an update to Android 5.1, which brings a number of performance improvements to the device.

NVIDIA is pushing out an update for its Shield Tablet (both Wifi and LTE models) that improves performance and responsiveness, adds support for Android for Work and more. The update to Android 5.1 is available on the tablet now for users. The full change log includes:

  • Upgrade Android Operating System to version 5.1

    • Improved performance and responsiveness.
    • Enhanced security, including support for Android for Work.
    • Improved quick-settings menu, profile management etc.
  • Improved display performance

    • Enabled Global Tone Mapping feature. This feature can be toggled by the user.
  • New firmware update for the SHIELD controller

    • Improved pairing experience and other optimizations
    • Please note: You can update the SHIELD controller over WiFi. Look out for a notification on your SHIELD tablet.
  • System wide improvements including camera, audio, modem (LTE only) and other fixes

Be on the lookout for the update to hit your device. If you have already received the update, let us know how the update is going in the comments below.

Source: NVIDIA