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Upgrade 4.2 rolling out to the original NVIDIA Shield Tablet

NVIDIA's upgrade for the Shield Tablet brings Android 6.0 Professional Audio improvements, June's security update, and more!

Published onJuly 12, 2016


Good news Android gamers! NVIDIA has started rolling out Upgrade 4.2 to the original NVIDIA Shield Tablet. This brings this gaming-centric Android device up to date with the June security patch, which it’s younger brother the NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 received earlier last month. This update also brings along MIDI support over USB, low latency audio, and peripheral modes.

Owners of this device will receiving the ability to customize their navigation buttons (Settings > Personalize Settings), and improvements have been made to the NVIDIA Shield Tablet’s touch sensitivity across the board. Lingering problems with WiFi and Bluetooth have been corrected, and enhancements are here for the Vulkan API.

NVIDIA is also boasting a handful of sundry stability and security improvements to boot. If you want to see the full rundown of what your NVIDIA Shield Tablet will be receiving with this update, roll on over to the NVIDIA upgrade page and check it out.

If you’re an owner of the original NVIDIA Shield Tablet, let us know how this update affects you in the comments below!

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