Earlier this week, NVIDIA made good their promise of updating their SHIELD Tablet K1 to Android Marshmallow. The company has began rolling out the new Android software version from Google, the 6.0 Marshmallow via an over-the-air update to the SHIELD Tablet K1 gadget. The Android Marshmallow operating system is meant to improve the performance of the tablet designed for gaming, enhance user experience as well as boost its battery life. The release of this update demonstrates the significance of gaming gadgets to the NVIDIA company. Users of the SHIELD Tablet K1 were promised to expect Android Marshmallow update before the end of this year. The update weighs 665 MB and will bring a number of tweaks to the gaming tablet. Some of the notable features include an adoptable storage which allow you the formating of your SD card to act as your device's internal memory, Google Now on Tap which helps you look up information depending on what is on your screen, with just a simple tap and a battery saving mode called Doze, which saves on power when your device is left unused. Furthermore, the update calibrates the user interface by adding new wallpapers, quick settings with customization options and a lot more. It also brings a new user interface for the SHIELD Tablet K1 camera, as well as real-time high definition effects on images. Owners of the gaming gadget can go to the Settings >> About Device to check for the update availability.
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