Amazon announced three next-generation Fire HD 8 tablets Wednesday. Now available for preorder are the all-new Fire HD 8, Fire HD 8 Plus, and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet. Prices range from $89.99 to $139.99, however you can save up to $70 when you preorder two tablets.
The new 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.
Meanwhile, 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.
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Nowadays, as your streaming and gaming library and app downloads get larger over time, it's easy to max out your tablet's storage. Amazon wisely outfitted all the new Fire HD 8 tablets with a minimum storage capacity of 32GB. That's double the storage 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 soon-to-be grad you know. Preorders will ship to meet the tablet's June 3 scheduled release date.
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. The base model is priced at $89.99 and features an 8-inch (1280 x 800) display, 2.0-GHz quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of microSD expandable storage. For a limited time, save $20 when you preorder two at Amazon. View Deal
Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus: for $109.99 or 2 for $199.98 @ Amazon
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. Preorder one for yourself and one for dad, or that grad you know and save $20.View Deal
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 of two if you preorder now. View Deal