NVIDIA has begun pushing out a new update to the Shield Tablet K1. Included in the latest update are a number improvements, such as audio enhancements, touch responsiveness improvements and a security boost thanks to the June Android security patch.

NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 gets an audio quality boost, June security patch in latest update

Here's the breakdown of what's new in software version 1.3 for the NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1:

  • SHIELD Tablet K1 now meets Android 6.0 Professional Audio requirements, including:
    • Low Latency Audio (<20ms continuous round trip)
    • USB Host & Peripheral modes
    • 24-bit@192kHz Stereo & 7.1 HDMI output
    • MIDI support over USB & Bluetooth LE
  • Option to toggle Navigation Button location (Settings > Personalize Settings)
  • Enhancements & fixes to Vulkan™ API
  • Improvements to touch responsiveness
  • Fixes to WiFi & Bluetooth connectivity
  • Update to Android 6.0 Security Patch Level June 1, 2016
  • Overall stability and additional security improvements

The update just began rolling out, so it should be available to download to your Shield Tablet K1 promptly. And if you've already managed to install the update, be sure to let us know what you think in the comments and on the forums!