SHIELD Tablet Gets 32GB Storage and 4G LTE, Pre-Orders Now Open

by Mithun Chandrasekhar

More storage. More connectivity. More fun.

The new 32GB SHIELD tablet with 4G LTE gives you even more ways to game.

And it can be yours for only $100 more than the basic version of SHIELD tablet, or the equivalent of the same price when you sign up for a qualifying LTE data plan.

In July, we introduced the SHIELD tablet, the ultimate tablet for gamers, with 16GB of storage and Wi-Fi. The result was a tremendous response from gamers, consumers and the media alike.

Now we’re offering twice the storage, so you’ll be able to enjoy more games, more movies, music and photos, and more of your favorite apps.

SHIELD tablet 32GB LTE

Packing the world’s most advanced mobile processor, the 192-core Tegra K1, the SHIELD tablet offers unprecedented graphics and performance in an all-around great tablet.

SHIELD tablet brings out the best in gaming. It supports high-end Android titles like Half-Life 2 and Portal. Jump into console-style multiplayer gaming with our optional SHIELD wireless controller. Or stream games from your GeForce GTX-powered PC. Add Twitch broadcasting and you have a gaming experience like no other.

Now you can buy the SHIELD tablet with 4G LTE capabilities for streaming movies, music, Twitch and playing your favorite multiplayer games, like War Thunder, on the go. It’s a fully unlocked device and has the capability to support 70+ carriers worldwide.

It’s certified on ATT’s 4G LTE network, so it’s ready for you to activate and take virtually anywhere. Additionally, AT&T customers can receive a $100 bill credit when they activate their SHIELD tablet on qualifying plans at an AT&T store or by calling 866-662-4548.1 Customers can add the tablet to an existing Mobile Share® Value SM plan for just $10 per month. For more information on getting started and receiving bill credit, visit

And to make things even sweeter, several new Android games optimized for SHIELD tablet are coming your way soon – Beach Buggy Racing, BombSquad and Broadsword.

  • A kart-racing island adventure for all ages,Beach Buggy Racing Beach Buggy Racing is the official sequel to Beach Buggy Blitz – the free driving game with over 30 million players worldwide. It’s a great local multiplayer game that gamers can connect to their televisions, hook up a couple of controllers and play with friends in a split-screen mode. There’s an action-packed, surprise-filled world of off-road kart racing mayhem and a collection of crazy power-ups, like Dodgeball Frenzy, Fireball and Oil Slick, for gamers to explore.
  • BombSquad is a multiplayer game, where BombSquadup to 8 players can blow each other up in mini-games ranging from capture the flag to hockey. The game features gratuitous explosions, advanced ragdoll face-plant physics, local and networked multiplayer, and extensive controller support so everyone can get in on the action. Bombs away!
  • Broadsword: Age of Chivalry lets gamers play Broadswordas the French or the English and build their empires in this exciting, fully 3D, turn-based strategy game. It features single-player, network and local multiplayer modes.

So jump in. The SHIELD tablet with 32GB and LTE capabilities retails for $399. Pre-orders are available now in the US and Europe, and it ships Sept. 30.

The SHIELD tablet is available at, Amazon, Best Buy, Fry’s Electronics, GameStop, Micro Center, Newegg and Tiger Direct in the US; and at many top e-tailers in Europe.

Check your local NVIDIA “Where to Buy” section for more details.

Requires new 2-year agreement with qualified data or Mobile Share plan. If activate own tablet and remain in good standing for 90 days, receive $100 bill credit in 2 months. Subject to change at any time. Restrictions apply. See stores for details.

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  • Elton Souza

    Waiting for NVIDIA Shield PORTABLE 2.

  • syxbit

    What about T-Mobile?

  • dale caldwell

    the specs include 1700 and 1900 antennae, but it doesn’t come up on the t-mobile site as a supported tablet. this disappoints me: i’ve got a sim card waiting for it. i hope someone from nvidia will answer you.

  • GeoffreyM66

    I’ve been waiting g for this, but had really hoped to find the WiFi version in a store to see how it feels in the hand. Such a tough decision, especially without T-Mobile clarification.

  • David

    Hope eventually verizon can get this under there plan.

  • David Hart

    This and War Thunder

  • ManwellC

    Add cellular voice call capabilities and I am in.

  • ManwellC

    It’s a fully unlocked device. So yeah, it will work.

  • kevin

    good product. golf services:

  • xcore fan

    interesting, will nvidia please make an official comment here on the fact that the pre-sales cost for the UK consumers are being charged £55 [89.45 US Dollar] more for the exact same device £299.99/487.80 US Dollar V $399/245.36 British Pound Sterling

    see £299.99 $399

  • Dysheeki

    It doesn’t need to be officially supported by any carrier, you can still get it working.

  • I hate socialists

    Still only shipping to North America. FFS.

  • jojo60387

    Can it use Steam?

  • dale caldwell

    by supported i simply mean it has the necessay antennae to receive and to send at lge speeds.

  • Elronza Williams Jr.

    I agree! As I too want a new version of the Shield Portable. I don’t like tablets.

  • Gary_Rainville

    Yes, check our FAQ for more info:

  • Paul Petko

    It supports TMO bands on the specs. It should work just fine 🙂

  • Mike Kennedy

    Is there going to be a 10″ K1 Tetra tablet coming? The two on the market are too small to watch movies on, for me.

  • askdes

    I ordered mine! – I’m also T-Mobile’s “Product Guy” so we’ll be doing an un-boxing and some testing to see how well it works on the T-Mobile network once we get rid of that “other” SIM card that shows up in the box – I’ll be sharing my results on Twitter & YouTube. Follow me at @askdes