Amazon has introduced its all new Fire HD 8, Fire HD 8 Plus and Fire HD 8 Kids tablets.
The new Amazon Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 8 Plus share similar specifications. They have 8-inch IPS display with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution. These are powered by 2GHz quad-core processor.
The Fire HD 8 features in 2GB RAM while the Fire HD 8 Plus sports 3GB RAM. These come in 32GB and 64GB storage options. They offer about 12 hours of usage time however, the Plus model charges slightly faster in about 4 hours and supports Wireless charging.
Both of them include dual speakers with Dolby Atmos. They have 2MP front camera for video calling coupled with another 2MP shooter at the back with 720p video recording support.
The All-New Fire HD 8 Kids Edition comes bundled with Fire HD 8 tablet, one year Amazon FreeTime unlimited (includes over 20,000 kids-friendly books / audio books / videos / education apps etc.) and a new kid-proof case with an adjustable stand.
Amazon Fire HD 8 / Fire HD 8 Plus specifications
- Dimensions: 202 x 137 x 9.7 mm
- Weight: 355 grams
- Display: 8-inch IPS display with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution, 189ppi pixel density, multi-touch support
- Chipset: 2GHz quad-core processor
- RAM: 2GB (Fire HD8) / 3GB (Fire HD 8 Plus)
- Storage: 32GB (24.8GB user available) / 64GB (55.6GB user available). Expandable up to 1TB using MicroSD card
- Front camera: 2MP with 720p video recording
- Rear camera: 2MP with 720p video recording
- Battery life: Up to 12 Hours
- Charging time: Up to 5 hours for Fire HD 8 / Up to 4 hours for Fire HD 8 Plus (supports wireless charging)
- Audio: Dual Speakers, Dolby Atmos, Hands free Alexa,, 3.5mm stereo jack
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V5.0 LE, USB-C 2.0, Location-based services via Wi-Fi
The All-new Amazon Fire HD 8 32GB storage model costs $89.99 while its 64GB storage variant price is $119.99. The new Fire HD 8 Plus 32GB price is $109.99 while its 64GB variant costs $139.99. The all-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition price starts at $139.99 They comes in Black, Plum, Twilight Blue, White and Slate colors. These will be released on June 3, 2020.