Nvidia starts rolling out the latest Android 6.0.1 marshmallow to Shield Tablet. The update came under the name of SOFTWARE UPGRADE 4.1 which includes the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with emoji, this update also upgraded the Android 6.0 Security Patch Level to March 1, 2016. However, the expensive 32GB LTE SHIELD is still stuck on Lollipo for some reasons.

Full Changelog of this Update 

  • Adds Android 6.0.1 changes
    • Repositioned Navigation Buttons in Landscape mode & Updated Emojis
    • Double Tap Power Button to launch SHIELD Camera app
    • Do Not Disturb Until Next AlarmSupports the new Vulkan™ API for high-efficiency access to SHIELD’s graphics hardware
  • Supports the new Vulkan™ API for high-efficiency access to SHIELD’s graphics hardware
  • Support for Android Doze mode & additional power optimizations
  • Adds USB MIDI support
  • Adds memory compression enhancement
  • Improved Wi-Fi connectivity when waking from sleep
  • Fixed Compass functionality
  • Fixed Gamepad Mapper issues
  • Fixed issues with moving apps to SD card
  • Fixed Doom 3 HDMI output issue
  • Repositioned Lasso Capture icons in landscape mode
  • Update to Android 6.0 Security Patch Level March 1, 2016
  • Overall stability and security enhancements