Amazon Fire HD 8 vs Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)

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Display

Size:

8.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 800 pixels, 189 PPI
1280 x 800 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 189 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

67.70 %
67.13 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

MediaTek
MediaTek MT8168

Processor:

Quad-core, 1500 MHz
Quad-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

Yes
Mali G52 MC1

RAM:

1GB
2GB

Internal storage:

16GB, available to use: 11.6 GB
32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (5.0 Lollipop), Amazon Fire OS UI
Android (9.0 Pie), FireOS UI

Battery

Type:

User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP
2 MP

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1280x720 (HD)

Front:

Yes
2 MP

Design

Dimensions:

8.43 x 5.04 x 0.30 inches (214 x 128 x 7.7 mm)
7.95 x 5.39 x 0.38 inches (202 x 137 x 9.7 mm)

Weight:

10.97 oz (311.0 g)
12.52 oz (355.0 g)

Colors:

Black, Pink, Orange, Blue
White, Black, Twilight blue, Plum

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

Yes
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location:

Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 170
$ 90

In The Box:

USB 2.0 cable, 5W power adapter, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 17, 2015
May 13, 2020

Scheduled release:

Jun 03, 2020
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