Out of left field, Nvidia announced a dedicated gaming handheld, of all things.
Code-named Nvidia Shield, Nvidia announced the device at its CES press conference. The device features lithium batteries that have 38 hours of battery life with a clamshell design, and is based on the Terga 4 mobile chip.
Nvidia Shield is an Android-based device. In addition to an HDMI port, the system also has a micro SD slot, micro USB slot and a headphone jack. On the controller itself is a HD touch screen that is based on a clamshell design.
As well as Android apps and games, The Shield will also allow gamers to access games installed on their home PC for play on the Shield’s screen.