NVIDIA Shield tablet gets Android 5.0.1 upgrade

For the NVIDIA Shield tablet users out there, the company just pushed software update version 2.1 to the device, which amongst other things brings Android 5.0.1 to the tablet.

Full improvements are as follows:

  • Operating System update to Android 5.0.1
    SHIELD Tablet gets updated to the latest version of Android ‘Lollipop’. This is a minor release which includes a few bug fixes and updates
  • System performance enhancements
    Improvements in general UI and app responsiveness, including switching between apps
  • Camera enhancements: Live HD Effects (HDFX)
    The Camera Awesome app gets some cool new creative effects for stills and videos. All the effects leverage the power of the Tegra K1 GPU to deliver live-preview and full resolution recording with the effects
  • SHIELD Power Control Menu
    We’ve brought back the SHIELD Power Control Menu, based on community feedback
  • Memory optimizations
    Enhanced support and optimizations for memory intensive apps
  • OpenGL 4.5 support

What a great Christmas treat! Drop us a comment below if your tablet has been updated yet.

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