NVidia Shield (2016) gets better with Android Nougat update alongside 4K HDR support

Nvidia Shield (2016)

NVidia has released the Android 7.0 Nougat update with support for 4K HDR support for the original Shield TV. With the introduction of the update, you will be able to experience all the features included with the new model. You will find significant enhancements to Nvidia Shield (2016) that includes faster performance.

Some of the key highlights of the update include the ability to spread across gaming, smart home including video features. Furthermore, 4K HDR is also enabled in the latest Shield TV Nougat update.

Nvidia Shield (2016)

If you are unaware, the NVidia Games app is a single umbrella for exclusive Android games and GeForce Now titles. This is similar to the GameStream but makes use of the cloud instead of your personal PC. Technically, GeForce Now can provide up to GTX 1080 performance.

With the latest Android Nougat update, you will find new games such as The Witcher III: Wild Hunt, The Witness, No Man’s Sky and others. Some of the non-game app additions consist of NFL, Twitter, Comedy Central and Vimeo. It is also possible to scan through your Nest Cams via the dedicated app. You will find all the updates with the Shield Experience Upgrade 5.0.

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