Shield is NVIDIA's Android-based portable game console, powered by the company's Tegra 4 processor. The base of the console is a game controller with analog sticks, traditional buttons and trigger buttons, with a fold-out, 5-inch 720p display. Shield runs vanilla-looking Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and supports gameplay through Google Play and TegraZone, as well as streaming from PCs with GeForce GPUs.

NVIDIA Shield's release is set for June 2013, priced at $349.99.

Announced Date: 
January 5, 2013
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