The long-announced major firmware update for NVIDIA Shield TVs has finally appeared. First of all, SHIELD Experience 9.0 upgrade brings Android 11 TV operating system, but not only that.
NVIDIA’s Shield TV devices appeared in 2015. That’s why it’s nice that even in 2022 the devices received such a significant firmware update. Surely the owners of NVIDIA’s streaming devices have made a successful purchase that guaranteed constant updates, efficient specification, and now the transition to Android 11 TV OS.
Even before SHIELD Experience 9.0 upgrade, there was a statement among users that it was the best streaming media plaer on the market.
Availability and price
Although there is currently no discount on NVIDIA Shield TV and Shield TV Pro, it was recently. However, if it appears again, do not miss it, because as you can see, it’s worth it.
You can buy NVIDIA’s powerful streamers via:
- Amazon store:
- Best Buy store:
- NVIDIA Shield TV at Best Buy for $179.99
- Shield TV at Best Buy for $129.99
- NVIDIA’s website
What the SHIELD Experience 9.0 Upgrade brings
In order not to bore you, we will list the most important update features:
- Watch tons of free movies and shows with IMDb TV
- GeForce NOW RTX 3080: Stream your PC games at 4K HDR on SHIELD
- New or Upgraded Apps
- New Games
- Other Enhancements Includes:
Android security patch level September 2021
Support for aptX compatible Bluetooth headsets
Option to automatically disconnect Bluetooth devices on sleep
Option to match content audio resolution (high resolution audio)
New Gboard keyboard option
New Energy saver setting for additional power customization
Stadia button support to XBOX, Playstation, and SHIELD controllersAdditional bug fixes
Browse the release notes for a complete list of upgrades and look for the upgrade notification, which will hit SHIELD TV home screens starting from 01/12/22.