NVIDIA SHIELD tablet K1 update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow goes live!

Dec 22, 2015 | News, Updates/Software

 

NVIDIA SHIELD tablet K1 got an update to Android Marshmallow today. It appears that NVIDIA is bringing timely updates to some of its mobile devices and the most recent is the K1 SHIELD tablet. This OTA brings the device to version 6.0 of Android.

 

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Considering we are talking about Android Marshmallow, the changes will be big. Users will now be able to utilize the Doze feature, adoptable storage, Now on Tap and and updated camera, among other things.

 

New features for NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet K1:

 

  • NVIDIA SHIELD Camera – 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
  • Adoptable Storage – MicroSD cards can be integrated with main internal storage, auto managed by system
  • User Interface Upgrades – Personalize 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

Source: NVIDIA via Droid Life