Black Friday Deal: NVIDIA SHIELD Gets a $50 Price Cut for This Weekend Only


NVIDIA is leaving no stone unturned in trying to gets its SHIELD gaming console into as many hands as possible. This Black Friday weekend, NVIDIA has cut the price of the SHIELD Gaming Console by $50. You can now get your hands on this clamshell console for $249.99 only. But that's not all the NVIDIA SHIELD Black Friday Bundle also includes a free SHIELD Carrying Case (worth $39.99), two games – Sonic 4 Episode II THD and Expendable Rearmed and free shipping. This specific offer is directly available from NVIDIA. In clarification, this offer will be available till 11:59 PST on Monday December 2nd, 2013.

The offer can also be availed from other third-party vendors including Gamestop, Best Buy and Amazon. Though be-warned that some variations in the offer may exist at these third-party vendors, as an example, Gamestop is not offering the carrying case with this deal, though they are alternately offering a $25 Google Play gift card to sweeten the deal.


NVIDIA's Project SHIELD's strength lies in the amount of flexibility it puts in the hands of the user. The hand-held gaming device boasts a 5 inch 1280×720 (294 ppi) multi-touch display, an NVIDIA Tegra 4 Quad-core mobile processor with 2GB RAM, a 16 GB internal flash memory with WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS. For game play, the device includes dual analog joysticks, a D-pad, motion sensors and the standard game buttons. It runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. But that's not all the real power of the SHIELD is released in the Console Mode. The device can be transformed into a full living room gaming experience by connecting it to a gaming pc.


If you are even remotely interested in gaming on your Android tablet or smartphone, then the NVIDIA SHIELD is a must-have. The immersive and unique experience it offers is not something one should miss out on easily. After all, the SHIELD is selling pretty well.


Our in-depth coverage of other Black Friday deals, should keep you up-to-date on what all is up for offer. Check it out.

Do you own a NVIDIA SHIELD, or are you planning to avail this offer? Do shout it out in the comments section below.

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