Amazon Fire HD 8

Description

The Amazon Fire HD 8 features an 8-inch IPS display with a resolution of 800x1280 pixels up front, while a 1.5GHz quad-core chipset and 1GB of RAM will make up the performance part. You can take pictures with the 5MP rear camera. There is 16GB of storage. Fortunately, you can boost the memory prowess of the Amazon Fire by throwing in a microSD card inside, which can be up to 128GB in size. You also get unlimited cloud storage for Amazon content. The Amazon Fire runs forked Android that is known as Fire OS5 Bellini and comes with none of Google's services or apps aboard.

Cons

  • The camera lacks flash

Popular Comparisons

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Display

Size: 8.0 inches
Resolution: 1280 x 800 pixels, 189 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 67.70 %
Touchscreen: Capacitive, Multi-touch

Hardware

System chip: MediaTek
Processor: Quad-core, 1500 MHz
GPU: Yes
RAM: 1GB
Internal storage: 16GB, available to use: 11.6 GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 128 GB
Device type: Tablet
OS: Android (5.0 Lollipop), Amazon Fire OS UI

Battery

Type: User replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 5 MP
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Front: Yes
Dimensions: 8.43 x 5.04 x 0.30 inches (214 x 128 x 7.7 mm)
Weight: 10.97 oz (311.0 g)
Colors: Black, Pink, Orange, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Multiple speakers
Features: Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: Yes
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Other: Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Flight mode, Silent mode
Other features: Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price: $ 170
In The Box: USB 2.0 cable, 5W power adapter, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced: Sep 17, 2015
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Alternative variants

Amazon Fire HD 8 8GB

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 8GB, available to use: 4.5 GB
Price: $ 150

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