Rumor: NVIDIA will release a new Shield TV on Android Pie and processor like in Nintendo Switch

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has added a new NVIDIA console to the database.

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nicknamed NVIDIA Corporation SHIELD Android TVGame Console P3430. Judging by the document, the device will receive support for wireless networks Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, but these are incredible technologies for 2019 is not the most interesting. According to Androidcentral journalists, the same device “shone” on Google Play Developer (GPD) with the code name “mdarcy”, which indicates a new model in the line, because the current generation of SHIELD is called “darcy”.

Judging by the GPD page, the new prefix canget a processor Tegra X1 T210, which also stands in the Nintendo Switch and the current version of the TV-console Nvidia. According to Xda-developers, the chip in “mdarcy” is different with the support of the Android 9 Pie toolkit, and it works on Linux 4.14 kernels. At the same time, it can only be a stub, and the console will acquire another modification of the Tegra X1.


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The publication also reports that NVIDIA is working onThe new controller and remote control for the TV set-top box, which received the code names "stormcaster" and "friday", respectively. A developer of third-party applications was looking at the latest version of the publicly available NVIDIA source code and found there mention of unknown devices. The company did not deny their existence, but noted that it had not yet released products with these code names.