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Amazon Fire HD 8 Launched for $79.99: A Budget Tablet with 8-inch Display and Hands-Free Alexa



Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet

Amazon has launched a new Android Tablet named Amazon Fire HD 8. The new Fire HD 8 tablet runs on the Fire OS 6.0 with Android Nougat. It comes in four different colors: Black, Marine Blue, Punch Red, and Canary Yellow.

Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet

The new tablet is priced at $79.99 (Rs 5,750) for the 16GB storage variant. The 32GB storage version costs $109.99 (Rs 7,900). This new tablet is available on Amazon.

Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018) Specifications & Features

Amazon Fire HD 8 Specifications


  • Screen size: 8 inches
  • OS: Android Nougat
  • CPU: 1.3GHz quad-core SoC
  • RAM: 1.5GB
  • Storage: 16GB or 32GB
  • MicroSD card: Yes, it supports MicroSD card up to 400GB
  • Rear Camera: 2MP
  • Front Camera: 2MP
  • Battery: Up to 10 hours of normal usage
  • Dimensions: 214mm x 128mm x 9.7mm
  • Weight: 363 grams

The new Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet features an 8-inch HD (1280×800 pixels) display. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. The tablet comes with 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 400GB.

With the Alexa hands-free mode, users can pause videos, play music, open apps, check the weather, and much more. Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet is a perfect device for enjoying Netflix shows, movies, and other entertaining content.

Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018)

The tablet comes with a 2MP rear-facing HD camera and a 2MP front-facing camera. For network and connectivity, it has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3.5mm audio jack, and a MicroUSB 2.0 port. There’s integrated speaker with Dolby Audio on this tablet. It takes under 6 hours to fully charge the device using the bundled micro USB power adapter. Sensors available on the tablet are Accelerometer and ambient light sensor. Finally, I would like to say that the Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet is specially designed for entertainment.

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