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Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet (2018) with Fire OS 6 launched

Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet –

Amazon recently joined the 1 Trillion company club, but the contribution of gadgets other than Alexa devices are lower than other Amazon services, but Amazon is still investing in various range of products. And today, the company has launched the Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet in the US, which is an upgraded version of the last year’s Amazon Fire tablet. The device features a display with the same size of its predecessor, that is, 8 inches and it is powered by the Amazon’s Fire OS with more options for customization, also the Alexa integration with the new Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet allows users to access the Amazon’s virtual assistant hands-free. Amazon also included the upgraded speaker setup in the new tablet, where the dual stereo speakers come with the support of Dolby Atmos technology for better and clear sound. Read more for Amazon Fire HD 8 specifications and also Amazon Fire HD 8 price.

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Amazon Fire HD 8 price

Amazon Fire HD 8 specifications –

Talking about the specifications of the new Amazon Fire HD 8, the device comes with a display of 8-inch which is similar to the previous year’s Fire Tablet and comes with HD resolution (1280×800 pixels). The device will run on the Android 7.1 Nougat, where we are expecting the Android 8 Oreo to roll out soon with an update, also the tablet gets the support of the new updated Fire OS 6 user interface. Also, the tab is powered by a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz coupled with 1.5GB of RAM.

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The Fire HD 8 has a similar design to the last year’s Fire tab and will be available in four color options, including Black, Marine Blue, Punch Red, and Canary Yellow comes. The tab comes with a 2MP front-facing camera, for storage, there will be two variants to choose from, that is, 16GB and 32GB which can be expandable up to 400GB with the SD card. The tablet houses an inbuilt battery which is capable to offer 10 hours of juice in a single charge, the company claimed it will be enough to power the device all day long easily on normal usage. For connectivity, Amazon Fire HD 8 has dual-band Wi-Fi support.

Other than the Android nougat features, the Fire HD 8 tab comes with additional features which include, For You, X-Ray, Second Screen, Amazon FreeTime, Family Library, Blue Shade, On Deck, and Prime Video downloads. Also, the device comes with Alexa support, with which users can play a song, make a video call, set reminders, read an Audible book, or answer a question with simple commands.

Amazon Fire HD 8 price  –

Amazon Fire HD 8 has been launched in the US with the starting price of $79.99 or Rs. 5,800 for the 16GB storage variant, whereas, the 32GB storage variant is priced at $109.99 or Rs. 7,900, whereas, there is a Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet, which comes with preloaded parental controls as well as a kid-safe browser that restricts inappropriate content, with 32GB of storage option, and it is priced at $129.99 or Rs. 9,300.

Anubhav Tyagi
Anubhav identifies himself as gadget fanatic & a stickler for detail and accuracy. He’s quite an aficionado of sci-fi movies, gaming, and music. When not writing about his favorite genres on VoStory, he can be seen clicking photographs.

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