NVIDIA Shield TV is on sale for $139.99 at Best Buy — Lowest Price Ever

The NVIDIA Shield TV is on sale for $139.99 at Best Buy. This price pretty much matches the lowest price the Shield TV has ever been, which is $139.00 during Prime Day. This is for the bundle that includes only the remote control. If you also want the game controller, that bundle is currently on sale for $179.99 at Amazon. The NVIDIA Shield TV is easily the best streaming device that runs Google’s official Android TV operating system. It has a powerful CPU that can breeze through any task you throw at it and a GPU that is unrivaled by any other streaming device for great gaming capabilities.

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NVIDIA Shield TV w/ Remote and Controller is on sale for $179.99

The NVIDIA Shield TV w/ Remote & Game Controller has just gone on sale for $179.99. This price is $20 less than the regular price and is essentially like getting the game controller for free, since the Shield TV with just a remote is $179. The lowest price the remote and game controller bundle has ever been is when it was $169.99 around Christmas of last year. This sale is expected to last all week. If you have no interest in the game controller, the remote only bundle will be going on sale for $139 on Prime Day. Be sure to check back tomorrow, Monday the 16th at 12pm PT / 3pm ET because I’ll be posting all the best gadget, device, and entertainment deals as they go live.

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NVIDIA Shield TV will be on sale for $139 during Prime Day

UPDATE: Deal is now live! Get it HERE!

NVIDIA has informed me that they’ll be taking part in Amazon’s Prime Day sale by discounting their Android TV boxes. The NVIDIA Shield TV will be on sale for $139 on Amazon during Prime Day. That is $40 off the regular price and will be the new lowest price that it has ever been. The previous lowest it has ever been on Amazon is $149, but it was briefly available for $143 at B&H just before Christmas of last year. The $139 price will be for the bundle that comes with only a remote control and not the game controller. The NVIDIA Shield TV with Remote & Game Controller will also be going on sale. Starting this Sunday, July 15th, and lasting all of next week, it will be $179.99, which is $20 off the regular price. The game controller bundle has been as low as $169.99 in the past. Amazon has not yet revealed whether the Amazon Fire TV Cube, Fire TV, or Fire TV Stick will be on sale during Prime Day.

Updates

7/15/18 The $179.99 Shield TV w/ Remote & Game Controller sale is now live. I’ll update again once the $139 remote-only price is live.
7/16/18 NVIDIA has told me the $139 price for the Shield TV w/ Remote Only will be a Lightning Deal that starts “around noon (PDT)” on July 17th.
7/17/2018 @ 11:57am The Shield TV is now on sale for $139.

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NVIDIA Shield TV can now stream 4K content from Google Play

It took a while, but the NVIDIA Shield TV is now able to stream 4K movies and TV shows from Google Play. Google added 4K content to their marketplace when the Chromecast Ultra debuted last year, but strangley, the new Shield TV didn’t launch with access to that library. That misstep has now been corrected, which adds another 4K source to NVIDIA’s lineup. You can also now cast 4K content to the Shield TV.

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NVIDIA Shield TV update v5.0 rolling out to 1st-gen devices

Older 1st-gen NVIDIA Shield TVs are finally starting to receive the 5.0 software update. This update adds some of the new capabilities that come with the new NVIDIA Shield TV to the older hardware. Included in the update is the new Amazon Video app, 4K HDR streaming, and much more. Thanks Pawel for the heads up and the image!

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Partial teardown of 2nd-gen NVIDIA Shield TV

Since the new 2nd-generation NVIDIA Shield TV is physically much smaller than the previous model, yet has the same processor, I was curious what the fan setup looked like inside. Here is a partial teardown of the new 16GB model, along with instructions on how to get in yourself if you want to clean out the dust that will inevitably collect inside. Read more ›

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Physical comparison of the 2nd-gen NVIDIA Shield TV to the Amazon Fire TV

The new 2nd-generation NVIDIA Shield TV was released yesterday and it’s a solid alternative to the Amazon Fire TV, especially now that it has a fully functional Amazon Video app. I’ve picked one up and will occasionally write about it to round out my coverage of Android based streaming media boxes. Here’s a comparison of the physical aspects of the new Shield TV versus the Amazon Fire TV, including comparisons of the Shield TV’s remote and game controller with Amazon’s remote and game controller. Read more ›

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NVIDIA Shield TV update v5.0 adds Amazon Video and more to first-gen hardware

The first-generation NVIDIA Shield TV is starting to receive software update 5.0 that adds many of the new features announced for the 2nd-gen Shield TV to the older hardware. Top on the list of additions is an Amazon Video app that, for the first time, brings all of Amazon’s streaming content to set-top box running Android TV. Read more ›

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Hands on with the new 2nd-gen NVIDIA Shield TV and new Spot microphone

I got a chance to see and play around with the new NVIDIA Shield TV that was announced at CES. Here’s initial hands on impressions of the first Android TV streaming device that comes with an Amazon Video app. Read more ›

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Hands on with the Amazon Video app on the new NVIDIA Shield TV

I just had some hands on time with the new 2nd-gen NVIDIA Shield TV that was just revealed last night at CES. Seeing how it’s the first Android TV streaming box to have an official Amazon Video app, I jumped immediately into the app to have a look around. Read more ›

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