Amazon's next-gen Fire HD 8 tablets are now available for purchase with prices starting at $89.99. The trio consists of the all-new Fire HD 8, Fire HD 8 Plus, and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet. And for a limited time, you can save up to $70 when you buy two tablets.
The new Amazon Fire HD 8 features a vibrant 8-inch (1280 x 800) display, up to 12 hours of battery life, and supports wireless charging. Now with a new 2.0-GHz quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM, it's 30% faster than its predecessor. New Fire HD 8 owners can expect easier multitasking while watching movies or gaming.
The Fire HD 8 Plus has the same specs as the new Fire HD 8 except that it packs 3GB of RAM instead of 2GB.
Lastly, the Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet comes with a kid-proof case and easy-to-use parental controls. It also includes a one-year subscription of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited with more than 20,000 kid-friendly books, movies, TV shows, apps, and games for ages 3–12.
- Amazon Prime Day 2020: start date and deals to expect
- Save with the best tablet deals
- Best tablets of 2020
Streaming, gaming, and other app downloads over time make it easy to max out your tablet's storage.
That said, Amazon wisely outfitted all the new Fire HD 8 tablets with a minimum storage capacity of 32GB. That's double the size of last year's base model Fire HD 8.
If you need more storage, 64GB models of Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 8 Plus are priced at $119.99 and $139.99, respectively. You can also expand your digital real estate by adding up to 1TB of additional storage via the tablet's microSD card slot.
The Fire HD 8 is a solid choice if you're looking for a cheap tablet for yourself, dad or that grad you know.
Amazon Fire HD 8: for $89.99 or 2 for $159.98 @ Amazon
The new Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet is 30% faster than its predecessor and supports wireless charging. It features an 8-inch (1280 x 800) display, 2.0-GHz quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of expandable storage. Save $20 when you order two at Amazon.
Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition:for $139.99 or 2 for $209.98 @ Amazon
The new Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition is one of the best kids tablets you can get. It's 30% faster than the previous gen model and has 32GB of storage. This tablet is priced at $139.99, however, Amazon will take $70 off the price when you order two.
Stay in the know with Laptop Mag
Get our in-depth reviews, helpful tips, great deals, and the biggest news stories delivered to your inbox.
Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.