The original NVIDIA Shield Tablet has a new update that includes both Android 6.0.1 and Vulkan graphics API support.
The update is the exact same one that was released a few weeks ago for the newer NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1. Here's a reminder of what's included in this over-the-air update.
- Supports the new Vulkan™ API for high-efficiency access to SHIELD's graphics hardware
- Adds Android 6.0.1 changes including:
- Repositioned Navigation Buttons in Landscape mode & Updated Emoji
- Double Tap Power Button to launch SHIELD Camera app
- Do Not Disturb Until Next Alarm
- Support for Android Doze mode & additional power optimizations
- Adds USB MIDI support
- Adds memory compression enhancement
- Improved Wi-Fi connectivity when waking from sleep
- Fixed Compass functionality
- Fixed Gamepad Mapper issues
- Fixed issues with moving apps to SD card
- Fixed Doom 3 HDMI output issue
- Repositioned Lasso Capture icons in landscape mode
- Update to Android 6.0 Security Patch Level March 1, 2016
- Overall stability and security enhancements
As usual, the over-the-air update has just started rolling out so it make take a few days for your tablet to get the upgrade.