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Nvidia Shield TV Pro (2019) Unboxing!

Last updated on November 3rd, 2019 at 09:05 am

Nvidia recently released an updated version of the Nvidia Shield TV and in this video I take a first look at the Pro version which comes in with a retail price of £199.99. This does make it one of the most expensive media streaming devices available, however it does come with plenty of extra features such as GeForce Now, NVIDIA GameStream, Dolby Vision and AI upscaling. A full review will be coming in the near future but first I decided to do an unboxing for my first impressions! 

Watch via our Vimeo Channel (Below) or over on YouTube at 2160p HERE

Specifications: 

  • PROCESSOR: NVIDIA Tegra X1+
  • GPU: 256-core
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Storage: 16GB (Portion of storage occupied by system software, Expandable using USB flash or hard drives)
  • Weight: 8.8 oz / 250 g
  • Height: 3.858 in / 9.800 cm
  • Width: 6.26 in / 15.900 cm
  • Depth: 1.02 in / 2.593 cm
  • Wireless: 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth: 5.0 + LE
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) powered by Android TV™ with Chromecast 4K built-in
  • Power: 40 W power adapter (5-10 W typical consumption)

Connectivity: 

  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • HDMI 2.0b with HDCP 2.2 and CEC support
  • Two USB 3.0 Ports (Type A)

Video Features:

  • 4K
  • Dolby Vision
  • 4K HDR Ready
  • Dolby Vision HDR and HDR10
  • AI Upscaling

AI-enhanced upscaling:

  • 720p/1080p to 4K up to 30 FPS
  • Up to 4K HDR playback at 60 FPS (H.265/HEVC)
  • Up to 4K playback at 60 FPS (VP8, VP9, H.264, MPEG1/2)
  • Up to 1080p playback at 60 FPS (H.263, MJPEG, MPEG4, WMV9/VC1)
  • Format/Container support: Xvid/ DivX/ASF/AVI/MKV/MOV/M2TS/MPEG-TS/MP4/WEB-M

Audio:

  • Dolby Atmos
  • Dolby Audio Support (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos)
  • DTS-X surround sound (pass-through) over HDMI
  • High-resolution audio playback up to 24-bit/192 kHz over HDMI
  • Audio support: AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, WAVE, AMR, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, PCM, WMA, WMA-Pro, WMA-Lossless, DD+ decode, Dolby Atmos decode, Dolby TrueHD (pass-through), DTS-X (pass-through), and DTS-HD (pass-through)

Voice assistants: 

  • Google Assistant
  • Alexa
  • Built in Voice Control
  • The Google Assistant
  • Hands-free Voice Control†
  • Google Home compatible (Google Assistant)*
  • Amazon Echo compatible (Works with Alexa)*

Shield Remote: 

  • Microphone for voice search and commands
  • Motion-activated backlit buttons
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • IR blaster for control of volume and power on TVs, soundbars, or receivers
  • Remote locator for finding a lost remote
  • 2x AAA batteries included

You can purchase the Shield TV Pro for £199.99 on Amazon UK HERE.

KitGuru says: So far I am really liking the look of the Nvidia Shield TV Pro. There seems to be some worthwhile improvements over the previous version and it has quite a few features I can’t wait to try out. Make sure to check back for the full review. 

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