Internet code sleuths over at XDA developers have discovered some references to a new Nvidia Shield TV hardware going by the name of 8220;mdarcy8221;.
The references in the Google Play Developer console seemingly suggest this means there is a new, slightly refreshed version of the Nvidia Shield TV coming with the same Tegra X1 chipset, but powered by Android 9.
It is thought that all this information just points to a minor update and refresh of the 2017 version of the Nvidia Shield TV gear rather than a brand new generational jump to Nvidia Shield 2.
There is some suggestion though that the new model will include some tweaks to the chipset that allow it to support better power usage and an enhanced maximum GPU clock speed 8211; meaning more power behind the aging hardware.
Most of this is speculation at this point though and we8217;ll have to wait on the official news. We8217;ve loved the Nvidia Shield TV tech in the past and an update will certainly be welcome.
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