NVIDIA Shield Tablet getting Android 5.1 update


As a long holiday weekend got underway in the U.S., NVIDIA took the opportunity to start rolling out Android 5.1 to their NVIDIA Shield Tablet devices. As is typically the case with operating system updates, NVIDIA says this one brings improved performance and responsiveness to the devices. Users will also enjoy improved security and support for Android for Work along with typical Android 5.1 improvements like a better quick-settings menu, better profile management and other items.

As part of the Shield tablet software upgrade 3.0, NVIDIA took the opportunity to make some improvements to display performance. They also provided a firmware update for the Shield controller to improve the pairing experience. The package also includes a variety of unspecified system improvements to items like the camera, audio and the modem.

If you have an NVIDIA Shield tablet, be on the lookout for the notification that an over-the-air update is available.

source: NVIDIA