NVIDIA launched an 8 inch Android tablet designed for gaming in 2014. Then the company re-launched the tablet with a new name, but similar specs (and a lower price tag) in late 2015.

Now it looks like a new NVIDIA Shield tablet is on the way. Maybe this time NVIDIA will put a new chip in the tablet.

An unannounced NVIDIA tablet showed up at the FCC website this week.

shield fcc

While the FCC documents are light on specs, here’s what we do know:

  • It supports 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz 802.11ac WiFi.
  • The tablet has a micro USB port.
  • There’s Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy support.
  • The tablet measures 8.6″ x 4.8″ x 0.3″ and weighs 12.3 ounces.

The tablet’s model number if P2290W.

Last year’s Shield K1 Tablet had an 8 inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel display, an NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage. It was also a tiny bit bulkier, measuring 8.7″ x 5″ x 0.4″ and weighing 12.6 ounces.

I wouldn’t be surprised if the new model had a Tegra X1 chip and more memory… but those are just guesses.

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