NVIDIA is continuing to impress me with their speedy updates! According to several users, the NVIDIA Shield Tablet (both WiFI and LTE Variants) are currently getting their Android 5.1 update! Here’s the change log from the update
- Upgrade Android Operating System to version 5.1
- Improved performance and responsiveness.
- Enhanced security, including support for Android for Work.
- Improved quick-settings menu, profile management etc.
- Improved display performance
- Enabled Global Tone Mapping feature. This feature can be toggled by the user.
- New firmware update for SHIELD controller
- Improved pairing experience and other optimizations.
- Please note: You can update the SHIELD controller over WiFi. Look out for a notification on your SHIELD tablet.
- System wide improvements including camera, audio, modem (LTE only) and other fixes
If you haven’t received the update yet, be sure to jump into your settings and do a manual check. And if you’re looking for an alternative to a Nexus tablets but still want quick updates then maybe it’s time to jump on a Shield Tablet! Well done NVIDIA, well done!