NVIDIA Shield 2 specs leaked on the Internet
The first tech specs of the upcoming NVIDIA Shield 2 portable gaming console have been leaked on the Internet thanks to the web site of the US Federal Communications Commission. The device carries the P2570 code name and looks like a joystick for a gaming console that has two gaming sticks and ABXY buttons. In addition to that it has a 5-inch sensor display that works at 720p resolution or more.
The upcoming NVIDIA portable gaming console is based on a 64-bit Tegra K1 processor that has four ARM Cortex-A15 cores that run at 2.5 GHz. The GPU, integrated inside the chip, is based on NVIDIA’s Kepler architecture and has one Kepler SMX unit (192 stream processors). This means that Shield 2 will fully support DirectX 11, OpenGL and CUDA. In addition to that the device will have 4 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage memory, a GPS receiver, Bluetooth 3.0, 802.11n Wi-Fi, mini-HDMI, a front 0.3 MP web camera, 3.5mm audio jacks, micro-USB 2.0 ports, a gyroscope and an accelerometer.
The console will run Android 4.4.2 KitKat and will support NVIDIA TegraZone, Google Play and Steam. There’s no information on the release date or on the pricing as of now.