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 (opens in new tab) 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 (opens in new tab) 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 (opens in new tab) 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.
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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 (opens in new tab)
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 Plus: for $109.99 or 2 for $199.98 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Pricing for the new Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus tablet starts at $109.99. It has all the same specs as the new Fire HD 8 except that it packs 3GB of RAM. Snag one for yourself and one for dad or that grad in your life and save $20.
Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition:for $139.99 or 2 for $209.98 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The new Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition is one of the best kids tablets (opens in new tab) 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.