Nvidia has delivered Android Lollipop 5.0 within few weeks of update release and has managed to win hearts of users and critics. This tablet will be first in USA market with LTE and Android Lollipop as Nexus 9 LTE built by HTC is currently not available in USA.
Android Lollipop will change various user elements and make it perform lot better due to ART framework and being a gaming tablet it will make the experience for existing user better.
Better than ever: #NVIDIASHIELD Tablet LTE, the first US LTE tablet running Android 5.0 Lollipop! Upgrade now via system settings.
— NVIDIA Embedded (@NVIDIAEmbedded) November 26, 2014
Along with various Android Lollipop enhancements Nvidia has included the Nvidia Grid game service enabling users to play PC Games via streaming service which is just super awesome.
Nvidia Sheild Tablet LTE can be updated to Android Lollipop by going into Settings> About Phone> Software Updates and make sure to be on WiFi or else data charges via carrier may apply.
Nvidia Sheild Tablet Lollipop Update in Detail
SHIELD TABLET ANDROID 5.0 ‘LOLLIPOP’ SOFTWARE UPGRADE
SHIELD Tablet just got sweeter with Android 5.0 ‘Lollipop’. New UI, animations and notifications inspired by Material Design, improved app performance, and new graphics APIs for advanced gaming are just some of the features with the new OS.
NVIDIA GRID ON-DEMAND GAMING SERVICE
The GRID Gaming Service is now a feature of SHIELD Hub, letting you stream popular games to your SHIELD, including Batman: Arkham City and Borderlands 2. Free access starts today in North America and Western Europe until June 30, 2015. However GRID is not available in Germany at this time. We plan to expand coverage to include Germany and Asia Pacific next year.
NEW NVIDIA DABBLER V2.0
NVIDIA® Dabbler™ has a completely redesigned UI inspired by Material Design. We’ve heard your requests for how to make Dabbler even better, and added support for layers, moveable shape guides, and the ability to easily share your painting session live on Twitch.
USER INTERFACE UPDATES:
- USB Y-cable support
Charge your SHIELD Tablet when using Ethernet in Console Mode with a micro USB Host OTG Y Cable
- Enhanced Console Mode with 4K output support
- Improved charger compatibility and performance
- Optimized GPS functionality