better Bluetooth sound, updated steaming apps, new virtual keyboard and more

When updating an old TV with new ones smart capabilities, one of the options we have in the market is the Nvidia Shield, a hybrid between a game console and a set top box that claims to be the most powerful team of its generation.

Since 2019 when the latest version was officially released, its developers have been making small improvements to its interface and internal functioning, although the team continued to maintain the same Android 9 operating system as the core of the system.

In December 2021 advanced who were working on updating to a new version of Android, although no further details were given about what improvements it would bring to users, something we already know thanks to the product support page, where we can read the following “Android 11 llega a Shield TV” as well as a list of news and changes.

New keyboard, better Bluetooth sound and updated apps

They all arrive as part of the Nvidia Shield Experience Upgrade 9.0 update package, which includes for example new privacy options and a new keyboard with automatic reading capabilities.

The arrival of Android 11 to the Nvidia Shield will also finally mean support for the aptX sound format in headphones and the option to disconnect Bluetooth devices while in standby mode for a long time.


There will also be a new function that adjusts the sound quality, a new energy saving mode, a button for Stadia on the Xbox, PlayStation and Shield controllers and of course the compatibility with resolutions is maintained. 4K in HDR and 7.1 sound when accessing the streaming game service GeForce Now instead of the 1080p resolution offered by other smart TV platforms.

The new version of the operating system will also bring updates to some streaming video applications, such as that of Apple TV, which will be compatible with 4K, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos videos, Google Play, with 4K y Dolby Vision or that of IMDb TV.

Nvidia has not yet communicated when this Shield Experience Upgrade 9.0 will be available worldwide to update directly from the OTA console menu, although it is expected that its arrival will be progressive over the next few weeks and in principle for all versions of the console.

Via | FlatpanelsHD
More information | Nvidia

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