NVIDIA Shield Experience 8.0.1 with improvements for 4K streaming

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NVIDIA Shield TV is possibly the Android device with the best and longest support that has ever existed. Today we have available a new firmware NVIDIA Shield Experience 8.0.1 based on the Android TV 9 Pie system and includes important corrections such as a new audio interface and corrections for 4K streaming.

Changelog

System
– Redesigns Volume UI for android P
– Resolves occasional video playback issues
– Fixes bug with IR volume control when accessibility features enabled
– Resolves system navigation sound lower than android O
– Resolves “Drive address format is not valid” message seen when connecting to NAS
– Resolves USB DAC issue where audio volume would be set low after reboot/DAC hotplug
– Resolves issue where side loaded apps appear as system apps

Display
-“Match content color space” feature now displays correct format
– Fixes bug where “Match content color space” would not work when display set to Rec709 by default
– Resolves issue playing VC1 content

Storage
– Resolves Sdcard/InternalStorage accessibility issue when adopting storage
– Resolves issue where storage is reported as full when using NVIDIA share after adopting storage

Network
– Improves 4K streaming issues when network connected over Wifi
– Resolves rare Wi-Fi disconnect issue
– Fixes bug where manual DNS entries would not be saved

Accessories
– Improves IR control reliability on some Denon and Sony receivers
– Improves SHIELD Remote App connection and control issues
– Resolves SHIELD Controller 2017 OTA stability issues
– Fixes issue where forgotten SHIELD accessories still appear in SHIELD accessory list
– Resolves automatic centering issues on some controllers
– Adds support for STRQUA G20 keymapping
– Resolves mouse issues in PUBG Mobile on SHIELD

Misc
– Fixes Google Play Store crashes issue
– Restores option to set default launcher

Open Known Issues
– YouTube 5.1 PCM audio not available
– Launcher app Icons appear zoomed/cropped
– Unable to re-enable location services being disabled
– TV loses sync HDMI sync to SHIELD during modesets (power on, wake from sleep, refresh/resolution changes)
– HD Audio dropouts
– USB DAC passthrough not working in Kodi
– Rare Netflix stutter issue
– Disconnect when connecting to SHIELD from PC
– Failure during 2015 Controller firmware update

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