Nvidia’s new Shield TV Pro has appeared online with 16nm silicon

Nvidia's new Shield TV Pro has appeared online with 16nm silicon

Nvidia’s new Shield TV Pro has appeared online with 16nm silicon

When Nintendo revealed its revised Switch consoles, we also knew that Nvidia’s Shield TV would also receive a refresh. Why? Because Nintendo’s latest console utilises the same Tegra X1 silicon as Nvidia’s Android TV platform, making the Switch’s 16nm chip revision usable for Nvidia’s other Tegra X1 series devices.  

Now, Nvidia’s Shield Pro TV Pro has appeared online, listing a performance boost of “up to 25%” over Nvidia’s last-generation Shield TV. This comes thanks to the platform’s move to a TSMC’s 16nm process technology, which resulted in power efficiency improvements and the ability to offer higher clock speeds. Being an Android TV product, Nvidia has opted to feature higher clock speeds on its new Shield TV Pro system, which offers the same clock speeds as its predecessor buy offers users an extended battery life. Nvidia has pumped its power savings into higher system clock speeds and increased system performance.  

Nvidia’s new Shield TV Pro has been listed, and later removed, from Amazon US. The system was listed with a $199.99 price tag and appears to ship with support for Amazon Alexa, the same 3GB/16GB RAM/Storage capacities as Nvidia’s older models and support for a new Android TV remote. This remote features backlit buttons and provides users with more options than Nvidia’s previous remote.  

If this Amazon listing is correct, Nvidia’s new Shield TV will release on October 28th. 
   

Nvidia's new Shield TV Pro has appeared online with 16nm silicon  

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