NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet K1 recieves major update including Android 6.0.1


NVIDIA has kicked off a major update for their SHIELD Tablet K1, which is manufactured for hard-core mobile gamers, including Android 6.0.1 and a new Vulkan API support for the Graphics Hardware. The device has got an update to Android 6.0 last year, but this update brings improved version.

What’s New with the update? – Change-Log

Supports the new Vulkan™ API for high-efficiency access to SHIELD’s graphics hardware
• Adds Android 6.0.1 changes including:

  • Repositioned Navigation Buttons in Landscape mode & Updated Emojis
  • Double Tap Power Button to launch SHIELD Camera app
  • Do Not Disturb Until Next Alarm

• Support for Android Doze mode & additional power optimizations
• Adds USB MIDI support
• Adds memory compression enhancement
• Improved Wi-Fi connectivity when waking from sleep
• Fixed Compass functionality
• Fixed Gamepad Mapper issues
• Fixed issues with moving apps to SD card
• Fixed Doom 3 HDMI output issue
• Repositioned Lasso Capture icons in landscape mode
• Update to Android 6.0 Security Patch Level March 1, 2016
• Overall stability and security enhancement

NVIDIA made the availability of update for every models, and for some LTE Models it will be there within a few weeks.

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