Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018) bets on its Alexa skill and low price, mostly managed to make a positive first impression. But with lags performance, poor software and banal screens, even this cheap, is not an easy suggestion.
Amazon’s Fire HD is making a great tablet is not easy. Since the initial boom in sales after 2010, the slate has begun to merge into some discrete segments: with the purest “tablets” disappear at their fastest speed.
For advanced users who want a tablet, dual PC, there are Microsoft Surface Pro x and other surface panels. Those who invest in the Apple ecosystem will get many miles from the iPad Pro 11, Fire HD, and Google are still trying to figure out how to make Android click with the Fire HD 8 form factor.
In Fire HD 8, Amazon has carved its own niche by manufacturing and selling low-cost slate for massive fire HD 8 cubes.
- Fire 8″ HD display; 16 or 32 GB of internal storage (up to 400 GB with microSD)
- 1.3 GHz quad-core processor
- Up to 10 hours of battery life
- Alexa hands-free enabled
- 1.5 GB of RAM
- 2 MP front-facing camera + 2 MP rear-facing HD camera
- Dual-band Wi-Fi
- 90-day limited warranty
- Enjoy millions of movies, TV episodes, songs, books, apps, and games
Fire HD 8 Fast and responsive
Enjoy your entertainment with a fast 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. The Fire HD 8 offers 50% more RAM than Fire 7 for faster performance.
Fire HD 8 Capture life’s moments
Fire HD 8 features a 2 MP rear-facing camera for taking photos or shooting 720p video.
Vibrant HD display
Fire HD features a 1280 x 800 high-definition display with over a million pixels (189 PPI) and a bright, vivid picture. Enjoy movies and games in a crisp, clear HD resolution, with less glare and more brightness thanks to a stunning IPS (in-plane-switching) LCD display.
Power when you need it
With up to 10 hours of mixed-use battery life, Fire HD gives you the flexibility to go where the day takes you
Stands up to everyday life
Amazon engineers Fire tablets to hold up against everyday life. We put the Fire HD through over 50 tests to replicate drops, tumbles, spills, and other everyday wear and tear. As measured in tumble tests, Fire HD 8 is twice as durable as the iPad mini 4 (and costs a lot less too).
No more worrying about storage space
With 2x more internal storage than Fire 7, Fire HD 8 comes standard with 16 GB. Expand your tablet’s storage by up to 400 GB using a microSD card, and keep photos, movies, and compatible games and apps with you. Plus enjoy free unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content and photos taken with your Fire tablet.
Watch & Read a review of Fire HD 8
Watching experience from this tablet
Enjoy all your favorite movies and TV shows on Prime Video, Netflix, HBO NOW, Disney+, Sling TV, and more (subscription fees may apply). Discover hundreds of thousands of TV episodes and movies, plus fling Prime Video content to your Fire TV using Second Screen.
Enhance your video experience with features you only get from Amazon, including On Deck for watching videos anywhere, ASAP for fast video streaming, and X-Ray to go behind the scenes of your favorite movies and TV shows while you watch. Watch downloaded videos anywhere with a Prime membership, Netflix plan, or SHOWTIME subscription—on a plane, on vacation, in the car, or wherever you don’t have a wireless connection.
Read experience from this tablet
Choose from millions of Kindle eBook and magazine titles that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. Over 1 million titles are priced at $2.99 or less. Or read as much as you want with a Kindle Unlimited subscription for just $9.99 a month. Connect with the largest online community of book lovers on Goodreads. Read comfortably at night with Blue Shade, an exclusive Fire OS feature that automatically adjusts and optimizes the backlight for a more comfortable nighttime reading experience.
Perfect for parents
Award-winning Amazon FreeTime is built from the ground up to help give parents peace of mind. When it comes to tablet use. Easy-to-use parental controls allow parents to create a profile for each of their children. Set time limits, and give kids access to age-appropriate and curated books, apps, games, and videos.
Amazon FreeTime is free on every Fire tablet. But with laggy performance, poor software, and a mediocre screen, it isn’t an easy recommendation even when this cheap.