If you are currently located in the US and you are rocking NVIDIA’s Shield Tablet specifically the LTE variant, then you should look out for an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update notification. After the company previously rolled out the same update to the Wi-Fi based versions of their tablet device, NVIDIA has come out to confirm that the update is also being pushed out to the LTE-supported editions in the U.S.

According to NVIDIA, here are some of the improvements and fixes you can look forward to:

  • New Vulkan API support introduced for increased efficiency in accessing SHIELD’s graphics hardware.
  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow enhancements
  • Introduced support for USB MIDI support
  • Memory compression enhancement introduced
  • Compass functionality fixes
  • Issues with Gamepad Mapper have been fixed.
  • Security Patch Level upgraded to Android 6.0 March 1, 2016.
  • Issues with app transfer to SD card have been resolved.
  • Doom 3 HDMI output issue resolved.
  • Security enhancements as well as an overall stability.

Click here to find out about other improvements the update brings.

If the update notification is yet to reach your device, consider going into your tablet’s Settings to check for the update manually.

Leave us a comment below once you get a chance to update your SHIELD tablet.

View Comments

QUICK NOTE: Free firmware downloads are made possible thanks in part to OVH Hosting & Dedicated Servers – Updato's #1 choice for hosting and storage solutions! Show your support and check 'em out.


unlock your phone

Easily and safely unlock your phone for any network provider in just minutes.

Get Started

LATEST FROM YOUTUBE:

What's my model number?

There are several ways to locate your model number:

Option 1
On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
Option 2
Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
Option 3
Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool

Looks like you're using an ad blocker.

We get it: ads aren't what you're here for...

But ad revenue is our only way to manage this site. Without ad revenue we won't be able to continue to provide quality content and free firmware downloads.

Please disable your ad blocker or whitelist Updato.com in order to continue into Updato's ad-light experience.

Thanks for your support!