What's New?

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Upgrade

There's more to love about NVIDIA® SHIELD Android TV with Android 6.0 'Marshmallow'.

  • Enjoy a new background for your home screen, plus a redesigned Google Play Store.
  • Customize the recommendations row or re-order your app and game tiles. Go to Settings > Preferences > Home screen.
  • Turn your SD card or external USB storage into encrypted internal storage for your apps and games.
  • Set up a new SHIELD without any typing. Just say "OK Google, set up my device" from your phone and your Google account and Wi-Fi password will be automatically transferred to your TV.

New SHIELD Features

  • Access the power menu on the home screen by holding the Back button.
  • Seamlessly switch between surround sound and headset audio in Netflix app.
  • Added wireless support for SHIELD controller when charging via USB, including headset audio and voice search.
  • Improved color support for YUV 4:2:0 video playback.
  • Option to set 1080p 60Hz resolution on Ultra HD TVs.
  • Option to set RGB Full Range. Go to Settings > HDMI > Dynamic Range.
  • Improved support for Denon receivers.
  • CEC volume control for more audio receivers.
  • Supports the new Vulkan API for high-efficiency access to SHIELD’s graphics hardware.

Optimizations for New Apps and Games


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