May 152013

Nvidia announced on May 14 that its Android handheld game consoles will be listed in the United States in June of this year, and it’s priced at $ 350.

The Shield was debut on the CES show in January of this year, and it’s a powerful full-featured handheld game console. The device uses a new generation Tegra quad-core processor, 2GB memory and a 5-inch 720p touch screen. Users can also use the Shield to remote control the computer games through wireless connection, but it needs the GeForce GTX 650 graphics card.

In addition, the Shield will be pre-installed Android Jelly Bean system, and is compatible with most of the game applications on this platform. Shield can only display applications in landscape mode, but Nvidia promises to release OTA upgrade monthly to enhance performance and bug fixes.

Other Shield parameters include: 16GB storage space, supporting for microSD card expansion, Bluetooth, WiFi and GPS. The mini HDMI interface in the device allows users to connect the device to a larger screen.