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NVIDIA SHIELD

Level up and never look back.

Hundreds of apps. Thousands of choices. And the Google Assistant built in. This is more than TV. It's your entire living room — smarter and more connected.

Transform your TV experience.

Experience stunning 4K HDR visuals and immersive Dolby Atmos surround sound pass-through. It all comes to life with superfast and responsive performance, powered by the custom-built NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor and Android TV. This makes SHIELD the perfect addition to your Google-connected lifestyle.

Tons of apps — just the way you want it.

Enjoy Netflix, Prime Video and Vudu in stunning 4K HDR, and YouTube, Google Play Movies and TV, FandangoNOW and more in up to 4K. With hundreds of apps to choose from, there's no limit to where SHIELD can take you.

TV showing streaming services

Cord-cutting.

Cut the cord with apps like YouTube TV, Sling TV and PlayStation Vue for live TV, DVR and even sports.

Movie

Chromecast.

SHIELD makes it easy to cast your favorite apps to your TV with built-in Chromecast 4K.

Person controlling TV,

Google Assistant.

Find the content you want fast, and access media controls with simple voice commands.

Game your way.

Whatever kind of gaming you want, SHIELD lets you bring it to the big screen with a fast, clear, immersive experience.

Video game

GeForce Now.

AAA PC fames, meet your new home. GeForce NOW beta is a cloud streaming service that turns your SHIELD TV into a GeForce-powered PC gaming rig.

Video game

Google Play.

Take on premium Android games, from family favorites and indie hits to the most advanced Android TV titles, with rich gameplay and intense multiplayer action.

Man playing video game

NVIDIA GameStream.

Tap into the power of GeForce GTX graphics cards to cast your games from your PC to your TV.

A smarter living room.

SHIELD can help you control everything from smart lights to thermostats, and speakers to TVs.

Smart lights

Control smart devices.

Google Assistant-compatible smart lights, thermostats, speakers, cameras, smart locks, and more can be controlled with SHIELD TV.

Video game device, Hey Google, dim the lights.

Google Assistant built in.

Ask it questions and see the answers on your TV, including Google Photos, your calendar, sports scores and more. Even automate and control your smart devices. Now with over 1 million commands.

Smart hub

Smarter with SmartThings.

Add SmartThings Link to your system and transform SHIELD into a ZigBee and Z-Wave smart home hub to wirelessly monitor, connect and automate thousands of compatible smart devices.

Compare streaming media players

SHIELD TV Fire TV (2017) Apple TV (2017) Roku Ultra
Connected life
Access your apps Google Play store Amazon app store iOS store Roku store
Access your entertainment Google Play Fire TV iTunes Roku store
Access your photos and calendar Google Photos/Calendar Prime Photos Apple iCloud Not available
Access your virtual assistant Google Assistant Alexa Siri Not available
Cast to your TV Chromecast 4K Limited apps AirPlay Limited apps
4K entertainment
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Amazon Video checkbox-checkmark checkbox-checkmark checkbox-checkmark checkbox-checkmark
YouTube checkbox-checkmark Not available 1080p only checkbox-checkmark
Google Play Movies and TV checkbox-checkmark Not available Not available 1080p only
iTunes Movies and TV Not available Not available checkbox-checkmark Not available
Vudu checkbox-checkmark Not available 1080p only checkbox-checkmark
Kodi checkbox-checkmark Not available Not available Not available
Music
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Google Play Music checkbox-checkmark Not available Not available Not available
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Games
Play console-class games, cast from PC, or stream from cloud PC checkbox-checkmark100+** Not available Not available Not available
Voice search and control
Communicate with natural language checkbox-checkmark checkbox-checkmark checkbox-checkmark Not available
Hands-free search checkbox-checkmark** Requires Amazon Echo Not available Not available
Turn TV off checkbox-checkmark Requires Amazon Echo Not available Not available
Get directions and travel times checkbox-checkmark checkbox-checkmark Not available Not available
Talk to services checkbox-checkmark checkbox-checkmark Not available Not available
Shopping checkbox-checkmark checkbox-checkmark Not available Not available
Smart home
Integrated smart home hub checkbox-checkmark*** Not available checkbox-checkmark Not available
ZigBee and Z-Wave device support checkbox-checkmark*** Not available Not available Not available
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Smart home automations and routines checkbox-checkmark*** Limited Limited Not available
Nest app with live camera video checkbox-checkmark Not available checkbox-checkmark Not available
Media center
Media server checkbox-checkmark Not available Not available Not available
Local and network media storage checkbox-checkmark Not available Not available Not available
Live TV with USB tuner + local DVR checkbox-checkmark Not available Not available Not available
Features
Private listening (headset jack) checkbox-checkmark** Not available Not available checkbox-checkmark
TV volume control (CEC + IR) checkbox-checkmark Not available checkbox-checkmark Not available