Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet (8″ HD Display, 32 GB)

Available in Black, Yellow, Blue Red

Description

Engineered by Amazon

  • 8″ HD display; 16 or 32 GB of internal storage (up to 400 GB with microSD)
  • 1.3 GHz quad-core processor
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life
  • Alexa hands-free enabled
  • 1.5 GB of RAM
  • 2 MP front-facing camera + 2 MP rear-facing HD camera
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi
  • Enjoy millions of movies, TV episodes, songs, books, apps, and games

Fast and responsive

Enjoy your entertainment with a fast 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. Fire HD 8 offers 50% more RAM than Fire 7 for faster performance.

Vibrant HD display

Fire HD 8 features a 1280 x 800 high-definition display with over a million pixels (189 ppi) and a bright, vivid picture. Enjoy movies and games in a crisp, clear HD resolution, with less glare and more brightness thanks to a stunning IPS (in-plane-switching) LCD display.

No more worrying about storage space

With 2x more internal storage than Fire 7, Fire HD 8 comes standard with 16 GB. Expand your tablet’s storage by up to 400 GB using a microSD card, and keep photos, movies, and compatible games and apps with you. Plus enjoy free unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content and photos taken with your Fire tablet.

Capture life’s moments

Fire HD 8 features a 2 MP rear-facing camera for taking photos or shooting 720p video.

Power when you need it

With up to 10 hours of mixed-use battery life, Fire HD 8 gives you the flexibility to go where the day takes you.

Stands up to everyday life

Amazon engineers Fire tablets to hold up against everyday life. We put the Fire HD 8 through over 50 tests to replicate drops, tumbles, spills, and other everyday wear and tear. As measured in tumble tests, Fire HD 8 is twice as durable as the iPad mini 4 (and costs a lot less too).

Watching full-screen on Fire HD 8

Designed for entertainment''

Watch

Enjoy all your favorite movies and TV shows on Prime Video, Netflix, HBO NOW, Sling TV, and more (subscription fees may apply). Discover hundreds of thousands of TV episodes and movies, plus fling Prime Video content to your Fire TV using Second Screen. Enhance your video experience with features you only get from Amazon, including On Deck for watching videos anywhere, ASAP for fast video streaming, and X-Ray to go behind the scenes of your favorite movies and TV shows while you watch. Watch downloaded videos anywhere with a Prime membership, Netflix plan or SHOWTIME subscription—on a plane, on vacation, in the car, or wherever you don’t have a wireless connection.

Read

Choose from millions of Kindle eBook and magazine titles that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. Over 1 million titles are priced at $2.99 or less. Or read as much as you want with a Kindle Unlimited subscription for just $9.99 a month. Connect with the largest online community of book lovers on Goodreads. Read comfortably at night with Blue Shade, an exclusive Fire OS feature that automatically adjusts and optimizes the backlight for a more comfortable nighttime reading experience.

Listen

With millions of songs from thousands of artists, the Amazon Digital Music Store brings all your favorite music to your fingertips. Music you buy on your Fire tablet is saved to Your Music Library for free, and you can play or download it anytime. Unlock more music with Amazon Music Unlimited, just $7.99 per month for Prime members ($9.99 per month for non-Prime members). Audible offers more than 425,000 titles, including audiobooks, best sellers, romances, thrillers, and much more.

Play

Fire tablets feature instant access to over 570,000 of the most popular free and best-selling games, social media, premium TV and movie provider apps, and so much more. Choose from top titles including Candy Crush Saga, Township, Mobile Strike, and more.

Great for the family

Great for the family''

Perfect for parents

Award-winning Amazon FreeTime is built from the ground up to help give parents peace of mind when it comes to tablet use. Easy-to-use parental controls allow parents to create a profile for each of their children, set time limits, and give kids access to age-appropriate and curated books, apps, games, and videos. Amazon FreeTime is free on every Fire tablet.

Over 20,000 kid-friendly titles with FreeTime Unlimited

Amazon FreeTime Unlimited is the first-ever an all-in-one subscription that brings together books, games, educational apps, movies, and TV shows—all the types of content that kids and parents love. From just $2.99 per month, enjoy unlimited access to content including titles from Disney, Nickelodeon, Sesame Street, PBS, and more.

Meet Alexa

Alexa on Fire tablets

Alexa provides quick access to the entertainment you want, including music, games, audiobooks, and more. You can also ask Alexa questions, check your calendar, get news, find sports scores, and even control your smart home – just ask. When connected to Wi-Fi, simply say “Alexa.” Alexa will respond to you—even when the tablet screen is on standby—and will show visual responses to certain questions. Click here for instructions on enabling hands-free mode.

Show Mode

Show Mode is a new, immersive hands-free Alexa experience for your Fire HD 8 that provides full-screen landscape visuals that complement voice responses from Alexa. Show Mode lets you ask Alexa to see trending news, make calls, check the weather, view camera feeds, and more—all glanceable whether you’re up close or across the room. Show Mode is available with free software update. Show Mode Dock sold separately.

Everyday made easier

Alexa on Fire tablets helps make every day easier. Ask to set alarms and timers, check traffic, your calendar, to-do or shopping lists, and more. You can order millions of items with your voice, such as household and personal care products.

Be entertained

Whether you’re looking for your favorite playlist or need a quick joke, you can ask Alexa. Ask for a song, artist or genre, and stream directly over Wi-Fi. Alexa also provides voice control for Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, and more.

Calling and Messaging

Ask Alexa to call almost any local number, message your contacts, or video call friends and family who have a Fire tablet, Echo Spot, Echo Show, or have installed the iOS or Android Alexa App. You can also instantly connect with family and friends by asking Alexa to drop in on enabled Echo devices or Fire tablets, when the tablet is in Show Mode. For example, you can drop in to ask what time dinner will be ready, see the baby’s nursery, or check in with a close relative.

Voice control your smart home

Alexa works with compatible devices such as smart cameras, lights, switches, thermostats and cooking tools from Arlo, Philips Hue, TP-Link, Ecobee, Rachio, GE Appliances, and more. Switch on the lamp before getting out of bed, change the temperature on your thermostat while reading in your favorite chair, or dim the lights from the couch to watch a movie—just ask.

Be together more''

Alexa will connect you with the people who matter most. Make hands-free voice calls to almost any local number, message your contacts, or video call friends and family who have a Fire tablet, Echo Spot, Echo Show, or have installed the iOS or Android Alexa App. You can also instantly connect with family and friends by asking Alexa to drop in on enabled Echo devices or Fire tablets, when the tablet is in Show Mode. For example, you can drop in to ask what time dinner will be ready, see the baby’s nursery, or check in with a close relative.

Be together more
The best of Prime

Try Prime free for a month

If you haven’t tried Amazon Prime in the past, we’ll give you a 30-day free trial. Experience what millions of members already enjoy—unlimited streaming of thousands of hit movies and TV episodes, ad-free access to over two million songs, over a thousand Kindle books, and Free Two-Day Shipping on millions of items.

Prime Reading gives you unlimited access to over a thousand books, current magazines, comics, Kindle Singles, and more. With any device – including your phone, tablet, or Kindle – you can read however you want, whenever you want.

Stream thousands of movies and TV episodes with Prime Video

With Amazon Prime, members enjoy unlimited streaming of thousands of movies and TV episodes at no additional cost, including award-winning Amazon Original series like Jack Ryan and Sneaky Pete, and top HBO shows like True Blood, Girls, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

No Wi-Fi, no problem—Prime Video downloads

Exclusive to Prime members, download thousands of Prime Video movies and TV episodes. Watch downloaded videos anywhere—on a plane, on vacation, in the car, or wherever you don’t have a wireless connection. Prime Video offers offline viewing at no additional cost.

Over 2 million songs free with Prime Music

Prime Music is a benefit of your Amazon Prime Membership, featuring a growing selection of over two million songs, always ad-free and on-demand. Unlock more music with Amazon Music Unlimited, just $7.99 per month for Prime members.

Add HBO, SHOWTIME and more to Prime

With Prime Video Channels, Prime members can also subscribe to over 100 premium and specialty channels like HBO, SHOWTIME, and STARZ to add and stream—no cable or satellite subscription necessary. Prime members can subscribe to any or all of these channels with a free trial.

 

 

OVERVIEW

  • 8″ HD display; 16 or 32 GB of internal storage (up to 400 GB with microSD)
  • 1.3 GHz quad-core processor
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life
  • Alexa hands-free enabled
  • 1.5 GB of RAM
  • 2 MP front-facing camera + 2 MP rear-facing HD camera
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi
  • Enjoy millions of movies, TV episodes, songs, books, apps, and games

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Technical details

Tech Specs

Fire HD 8

Display 8” high definition touchscreen; 1280 x 800 resolution at 189 ppi, HD video playback, with IPS (in-plane switching) technology and advanced polarizing filter
Size 8.4” x 5.0” x 0.4” (214 mm x 128 mm x 9.7 mm)
Weight 12.8 ounces (363 grams) Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process
CPU & RAM Quad-Core 1.3 GHz with 1.5 GB of RAM
Storage 16 GB (9.6 GB available to user) or 32 GB (23.8 GB available to user) of internal storage. Add microSD card for up to 400 GB of additional storage for even more movies, TV shows, music, photos, personal videos, and apps. Some apps may require that they are installed on internal storage.
Battery life Up to 10 hours of reading, browsing the web, watching video, and listening to music. Battery life will vary based on device settings, usage, and other factors such as web browsing and downloading content. Actual results may vary. Certain software features or apps may reduce battery life.
Charge time Fully charges in under 6 hours using the micro-USB power adapter included in the box, or slightly longer with other micro-USB power adapters that you may already have
Wi-Fi connectivity Single-antenna dual-band Wi-Fi. Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the dual-band 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n standard with support for WEP, WPA, and WPA2 security using password authentication; does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks
4G connectivity N/A
Ports USB 2.0 (micro-B connector) to connect to a PC/Macintosh computer, or to charge your device with the included power adapter; microSD slot for external storage
Audio 3.5 mm stereo jack and integrated speaker with Dolby Audio
Sensors Accelerometer, ambient light sensor
Camera specs 2 MP front-facing camera + 2 MP rear-facing HD camera
Location services Location-based services via Wi-Fi
Available colors Black, Marine Blue, Punch Red, Canary Yellow
Additional features External volume controls, built-in Bluetooth with support for A2DP compatible stereo headphones, speakers, microphone, and LE accessories support
Accessibility features VoiceView screen reader enables access to the vast majority of Fire tablet features for users who are blind or visually impaired using text-to-speech or a connected refreshable braille display. Screen magnifier enables viewers to zoom in and out, and pan around the screen. Fire tablets also include accessibility settings for Closed Captioning, Font Size, High Contrast Text, Color Inversion, Color Correction, and Convert Stereo to Mono audio. (Captions are not available for all content.).
Included in the box Fire HD 8 tablet, USB 2.0 cable, 5W power adapter, and Quick Start Guide
Generation 8th generation – 2018 release

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