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The Nvidia Shield TV – Apparently it is almost a Nintendo Switch – So Nintendo how about it?

So the Nintendo Switch comes along, there was all this talk of a custom SoC (System on Chip) with a ton of man hours/research and design that had gone in to it and then it comes to light that the gubbins are not super custom, but merely the Tegra X1 SoC as used in the Shield TV devices..

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PhoenixUp65d ago

They both have the acronym NS and the product's name is only six letters long with an "i" being the third letter.

I smell a conspiracy! They must be the same thing.

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SonyAddict63d ago

Yes and I paid 150 pound for the nvidia shied tv and just shows how Nintendo over charged for switch.

indyman7762d ago

The MOST expensive part of a tablet/cell phone/portable device is the SCREEN which the SHIELD does NOT have it and cost 299. So I find what you say to be irrational at best when comparing to a 299 shield.

SonyAddict62d ago

@indyman77
What are you talking about 299 for shield??? I bought my shield brand new for 150 gbp from amazon so that's about 190 us dollars!.

godashram64d ago

Too bad the Shield has 1GB less ram than the switch. Also, for it to run switch games, it would need to kick the Android OS out of RAM. So, while streaming is possible (don't ever see Nintendo doing that) not all games would be able to run natively.

(yes, I own both a Shield and a Switch)

Erik735763d ago (Edited 63d ago )

Its also doesnt have the exclusives, detachable controllers...

The switch presents itself in a fantastic way because of the detachable joycons and it works great

subtenko63d ago

which has more games though?

indyman7762d ago (Edited 62d ago )

Which has no quality control, and has been out for years instead of 1.4 months?

GameCrateEd63d ago

What is with this article title?

Einhander197163d ago

More than happy with my switch thanks:)

IvanSF63d ago

""NVidia is copying Nintendo"... 😒

SonyAddict63d ago

Don't you mean the other way around?

IvanSF62d ago (Edited 62d ago )

There's a reason I put everything in quotes.

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