Comparing Nvidia Shield Android TV, Amazon Fire TV (2015) and Apple TV (2015) is bit tough as you can only compare them on specifications front. Amazon & Apple both have their own app stores and content delivery services while the Nvidia Shield TV relies on Google’s Android TV & its own gaming service.

With Amazon Fire TV (2015) you get voice remote whereas with Nvidia Shield Android TV does not have, you get a game controller whereas with Apple TV comes with new Siri remote. Apart from this, with Amazon you get a $49 game controller and Nvidia comes with HDMI cable in the box which is a selling factor.

All of these three will comes with some big third-party services like Netflix. On the Amazon Fire TV (2015) you get Prime Video while on Shield you get Google Play and on Apple TV you get iTunes.

Discounted Pricing of Shield Android TV Vs Amazon Fire TV (2015) Vs Apple TV (2015)

Online Store Shield Android TV Amazon Fire TV (2015) Apple TV (2015)
Amazon US $199.99 US $99.99 US $149/$199

Comparsion of Shield Android TV Vs Amazon Fire TV (2015) Vs Apple TV (2015)

Category Shield Android TV Amazon Fire TV (2015) Apple TV (2015)
Processor Tegra X1 quad-core Quad-core Mediatek A8 chip with 64-bit architecture
GPU 256-core Maxwell architecture Power VR GX6250 n/a
RAM 3GB 2GB 2GB
Storage 16GB / 500GB
microSD card
8GB
microSD
32/64GB
Remote/controller Controller included
$49 remote
$59 controllers
Voice remote included
$49 controller
Siri Remote included
Third party game controllers available
Max video output 4K (UHD) 4K (UHD) 1080p
Connectivity 802.11ac 2×2 (MIMO)
Gigabit ethernet
Bluetooth 4.1
Infrared port
Dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, Ethernet 802.11ac Wi‑Fi with MIMO
10/100BASE-T Ethernet
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology,
USB ports 2x USB 3.0
Micro USB 2.0
1 x USB 2.0 1 x USB-C
Surround sound Dolby 7.1 Dolby 5.1 Dolby 7.1
Gaming Android titles
Grid game streaming
GameStream remote play
Android titles through Amazon Appstore tvOS compatible games
Dimensions 130mm x 210mm x 25mm 115 mm x 115 mm x 17.8 mm 98mm x 98mm x 33mm
Weight 654g 235g 425g
Pricing $199 / $299

$99

$149/$199

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