“Good value. Loud speakers. Dual-band Wi-Fi. Very easy to use. Amazon’s latest Fire HD 8 tablet is a great value for media consumption, as long as you can live without access to Google Play.”
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“Whether you’re a globetrotter or a looking for an travel tablet or something to entertain your child with loads of controls, the Fire HD 8 is well worth considering, because at this price, there’s very little that comes close.”
“The latest Fire HD 8 delivers faster performance, a bigger battery and more base storage than the previous version for almost half the price. Its 8-inch screen is bright, the speakers are loud and it offers expandable microSD storage and ample parental controls. Despite some small drawbacks, you just won’t find a tablet with these features and performance at this price.”
“An ideal size for a lot of tablet uses. The $80 price is outstanding. The battery lasts a long time. MicroSD card slot lets you add extra storage for cheap. The hardware is passable, but far from attractive or speedy.”
Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa features an 8-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels at 189 ppi. The device comes with a 2.0 MP rear-facing HD camera for taking quality pictures and a VGA front-facing camera for making video calls.
The Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet is powered by a Quad-Core processor with 1.5 GB of RAM. The device comes with three storage space options – 16 GB, 32 GB, or 64 GB of internal storage. Users can include a microSD card for up to 200 GB of additional storage that will enable them to store a maximum number of audios, videos, images, e-books, and many more files.
The Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet comes with a dual-band, single-antenna Wi-Fi connectivity that supports private and public Wi-Fi hotspots or networks that use 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11ac, 802.11g, or 802.11n standard with support for WPA, WPA2 and WEP security using password authentication. The tablet, however, does not support connecting to peer-to-peer, or ad-hoc Wi-Fi networks.
The device gives 12 hours of battery life under a single full charge enabling users to read, watch videos, listen to music, and surf the web. The device completely charges in less than six hours with the use of the micro-USB power adapter. It comes with a USB 2.0 micro-B connector that enables it to connect with a personal/ Macintosh computer, as well as to charge the device using the power adapter.