NVIDIA SHIELD K1 Tablet Finally Receives The Long Awaited Android Marshmallow OTA Update

Omar Sohail
Posted 10 months ago

NVIDIA SHIELD K1 will rejoice to know that they will finally be able to update their gaming tablet to Android Marshmallow 6.0, since an OTA update has been released for the tablet. Let us see what new features mobile gamers can take advantage of.


NVIDIA SHIELD K1 Marshmallow OTA Update Brings Improved Camera And Personalization, Not To Mention The Ability To Play Fallout Shelter

Details on NVIDIA’s blog state that SHIELD K1 will be able to take advantage of a boat load of features thanks to the latest OTA update. Starting from today, Software Upgrade 1.0 will be available for the slate and there are several features that mobile gamers will enjoy after they have updated their tablet to the latest platform. These details have been stated below.

More user control and refined experience: A few key features are App Standby, Now on Tap, Adoptable Storage, and improved App Permissions. With these additions, owners of NVIDIA SHIELD tablet K1 can better manage battery life, more quickly navigate around the tablet’s UI, manage internal and external storage while also making it easier to add storage, and benefit from improved security by having more control over their privacy.


Improved camera and personalization: NVIDIA has improved the NVIDIA SHIELD camera with a user interface that’s inspired by Material Design and sports better burst photo capabilities and new HD image effects. Users can also now personalize the Home and Lock screens with different wallpapers.



Free Fallout Shelter gift for SHIELD K1 gamers: The Marshmallow upgrade also boasts Fallout Shelter and Bonus Lunchboxes. As a bonus, the first 50,000 SHIELD tablet K1 gamers can score five free lunchboxes, each containing four Fallout Shelter cards for in-game currency, consumable and more.

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There are a few things you will have to watch out for before updating NVIDIA Shield K1 to the latest operating system update. First off, tablet owners are recommended that they should choose to use the MicroSD card as internal storage, and data that they have stored should be backed up to another storage medium. This is because all of the data is going to be deleted. In order to check for updates, just browse around the settings of your K1 tablet.

There is a video of the update running on the tablet in order to show what you will be experiencing when you run Android Marshmallow for the very first time so be sure to check out the video. Do let us know how your updating process went.


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