The device received more powerful iron and a slightly higher price tag.
Amazon has a line of low-cost tablets called Fire, which are a pretty good option to buy. Today, the company announced the update of one of the models – Fire HD 8.
The tablet, as before, is equipped with an 8 ″ display with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels. However, now it has a quad-core chipset operating at a frequency of 2.0 GHz. According to Amazon, it provides a performance increase of 30%, compared with its predecessor. RAM is now installed 2 GB, the built-in storage capacity is 32 GB or 64 GB. There is a microSD card slot up to 1 TB.
Fire HD 8 is also equipped with two 2 MP cameras (main and front). Battery capacity is enough for 12 hours of battery life. A USB-C port is provided for charging. There are modules Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5 mm audio jack. The cost of new items – from $ 89.99.
In addition, users are offered two more new models. One of them is the Fire HD 8 Plus, which received 3 GB of RAM, wireless Qi-charging, a 9 W complete charging adapter and a six-month Kindle Unlimited subscription. Price – $ 109.99.
The second model is Fire HD 8 Kids Edition. The technical specifications of the device are fully consistent with the usual Fire HD 8, but the kit also comes with a special protective case with a stand. Another nice bonus is a two-year replacement program and a free year of using the Amazon FreeTime service, which allows parents to control the viewing of content on the tablet. The cost of the tablet is $ 139.99.