NVIDIA SHIELD tablet update to Android 5.0.1

NVIDIA SHIELD tablet is getting a new update to Android 5.0.1, the latest version of Android Lollipop. The new version is supposed to be a small update to fix some issues, but NVIDIA has also included some enhancements.

NVIDIA has a good reputation of fast updates, and it’s true at least for its Tegra SHIELD tablet. Just a couple of weeks, Google released the small update to Android 5.0.1, with the purpose to fix some of the issues that came with the initial release of the first Lollipop version. In this short amount of time, the update is ready for the NVIDIA SHIELD tablet, and the company has also added a collection of improvements to its flagship device.

The company has posted the full listo of changes that you can expect with the new version, already available to the SHIELD owners. Here you have the detailed information that NVIDIA has posted:


Operating System update to Android 5.0.1 – SHIELD Tablet gets updated to the latest version of Android ‘Lollipop’. This is a minor release which includes a few bug fixes and updates.

System performance enhancements – Improvements in general UI and app responsiveness, including switching between apps.

Camera enhancements: Live HD Effects (HDFX) – The Camera Awesome app gets some cool new creative effects for stills and videos. All the effects leverage the power of the Tegra K1 GPU to deliver live-preview and full resolution recording with the effects.

SHIELD Power Control Menu – We’ve brought back the SHIELD Power Control Menu, based on community feedback.

Memory optimizations – Enhanced support and optimizations for memory intensive apps OpenGL 4.5 support.

Localization improvements.

More information: Nvidia.

Source: Droid-life.