So Nvidia announced its Shield Tablet, an 8-inch, 1920×1200 display with two front-facing speakers priced at $300. But the real cost is $400 as you’ll want to get the $60 controller and $40 kickstand cover; both specifically made for Shield.
What’s special about this tablet is that it has a beastly Tegra K1 processor, which on paper destroys the iPad Air and other Android tablets. As you might have guessed, this is a tablet made for gaming.
Should you get it? I guess if you like games and in the market for a small Android tablet…sure? The price is fair for what it can do. The endorsement is not ringing however because I’m not sure what problem this solves — most high end tablets today are plenty powerful for games — and because I think the 8-inch screen size is just too small for a gaming tablet.