- 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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.