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Display

Size

8.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1024 x 768 pixels,
160 PPI
1280 x 800 pixels,
189 PPI

Technology

TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

68.99 %
67.70 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
 

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
MediaTek

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 1500 MHz

GPU

Adreno 306
Yes

RAM

1.5GB
1GB

Internal storage

16GB
16GB, available to use: 11.6 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (5.0 Lollipop), Amazon Fire OS UI

Battery

Capacity

4200 mAh
 

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
User replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 MP (Autofocus)
5 MP

Video recording

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Front

2 MP
Yes

Design

Dimensions

8.20 x 5.43 x 0.29 inches (208.3 x 137.9 x 7.4 mm)
8.43 x 5.04 x 0.30 inches (214 x 128 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

11.04 oz
10.97 oz

313.0 g
311.0 g

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
Black, Pink, Orange, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
Yes

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Wi-Fi positioning
Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

In The Box

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

Price

$ 230
$ 170
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