NVIDIA SHIELD goes on sale in Canada and the U.S.

NVIDIA SHIELDAs promised, the NVIDIA SHIELD finally went on sale today after manufacturing issues delayed its launch by about a month. It has also begun to ship to customers who had pre-ordered it.

The Android-powered portable gaming console can play Android games from Nvidia’s TegraZone and Google Play as well as PC games streamed from Steam. It is also one of the first devices to ship with NVIDIA’s new Tegra 4 processor.

Here are a few places where you can order it:
Canada and U.S.: NVIDIA
Canada: Canada Computers
U.S.: Newegg.com
U.S.: Microcenter

NVIDIA SHIELD specifications:

  • Processor: Quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 4
  • Operating system: Google Android Jelly Bean
  • Cellular connectivity: None
  • Other connectivity: GPS, 802.11 n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0
  • Display: 5-inch HD (1280×720/294PPI)
  • Input: Touchscreen, dual analog joysticks, d-pad, analog triggers, bumpers, a/b/x/y buttons
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal storage: 16GB
  • External storage: None
  • Rear-facing camera: None
  • Front-facing camera: None
  • Connectors: 3.5mm audio jack, mini-HDMI, micro-USB 2.0
  • Battery: 28.8 Watt Hours
  • Dimensions: 158 × 135 × 57 millimeters
  • Weight: 579 grams
  • Colors: Silver
  • Other: Stereo speakers

The NVIDIA SHIELD sells for $299 in both Canada and the U.S.

Drop us a note if you are getting the NVIDIA SHIELD today.

Source : NVIDIA