Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update For Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 Rolling Out

NVIDIA SHIELD tablet K1 Marshmallow Update

Nvidia has promised to roll out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update by the end of this year and now just has it promised the company has started rolling out the update for the Shield K1 tablet. This update marks the first major update to the tablet since it launched the last month. The update brings a host of new features and functionalities including the Android 6.0 Marshmallow default features. To remind you, The SHIELD K1 sports an 8-inches FHD (1920×1200 pixels) IPS display and is powered by NVIDIA Tegra K1Soc clocked at 2.2 GHz quad-core  processor with 192 core Kepler GPU. There is 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage with an SD card slot for memory expansion. Runs on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) OS. there is a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calls. Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11n 2×2 Mimo, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS / GLONASS and Mini-HDMI output. A 19.75 Watt Hour battery is on board

NVIDIA SHIELD tablet K1 Marshmallow Update
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NVIDIA SHIELD tablet K1 Marshmallow Update Features:


  • New UI inspired by Material Design, improved burst photo functionality
  • Adds new real-time HD Image Effects

Now on Tap

  • Quickly find information related to what you are seeing on the screen, also from inside an app

Adaptable Storage

  • MicroSD cards can be integrated with main internal storage, auto-managed by system

    User Interface Upgrades

  • Personalized Home & Lock screens with different wallpapers, new NVIDIA wallpapers
  • Personalize Quick Settings menu, add/remove, rearrange toggles
  • Google Now voice commands can be launched from lock screen

Improved App Permissions

  • Permissions are now managed centrally

Power Consumption

  • App Standby power improvements
  • Improved BT Low Energy scanning power efficiency

System-wide improvements including

  • Monitor Memory Usage with detailed usage of each app
  • Optimized preloaded apps
  • Adds Fallout Shelter game