NVIDIA recalls SHIELD 8-inch tablets due to battery overheating

NVIDIA has recalled its SHIELD 8-inch tablets sold between July 2014 and July 2015 due to overheating of battery.

The company said the battery in NVIDIA SHIELD 8-inch tablets can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

NVIDIA will supply you a replacement for the faulty SHIELD 8-inch tablets.

“VIDIA has announced a voluntary recall of its SHIELD 8-inch tablets that were sold between July 2014 and July 2015, which the company will replace. NVIDIA has determined that the battery in these tablets can overheat, posing a fire hazard. The recall does not affect any other NVIDIA products,” the company said in a statement.

NVIDIA requested customers to visit www.nvidia.com/support/tabletrecall for information on how to obtain a replacement device.

NVIDIA asked consumers to stop using the recalled tablet, except as needed to participate in the recall and back up data. Consumers will receive a replacement tablet after registering to participate in the recall.

The company is coordinating with appropriate governmental agencies to ensure that the recall follows established industry practices.

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