One month before Black Friday kicks off Amazon launch sale on Fire HD tablets, Echo speakers and Fire TV sticks - Amazon has unveiled its newest $80 fire HD 8 tablet, however, you wouldn’t comprehend it by observing it or using it. The new tablet has a similar bezel-heavy style because of the previous generation at the side of abundant of the same specs:

  • Dimensions: eight.4 x 5 x 0.4 inches
  • Display: 8-inch widescreen 1280 x 800 HD
  • Processor: Quad-core one.3 gigahertz processor
  • RAM: 1.5GB
  • Storage: 16GB/32GB
  • Rear camera: 2MP
  • Speakers: twin stereo speakers optimised for Dolby Atmos

What’s modified is that the battery and the front camera. The front camera currently matches the rear camera, which means you'll be able to make video calls in 720p. That’s positively a improve from the previous generation’s VGA camera, however still nothing to induce too excited regarding.

The Kids Edition is alright

Speaking of children, Amazon conjointly updated its Fire HD 8 children Edition, that brings a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited (usually $3/month for Prime members; $5/month for non-Prime members), a silicone case, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee. To boot, a listing of kid-friendly audible books is coming back to FreeTime Unlimited shortly, at the side of a brand new interface style that makes it easier for youths to search out what they require to watch, play, and read.

The service also will be currently available in Spanish, the primary non-English language Amazon has offered.

The Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition comes with a siloxane case and a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited.
The Fire HD 8 tablet is obtainable within the same four colours (black, blue, red, and yellow) beginning at an equivalent $80 tag with “special offers” (read: ads) or $95 while not. The Fire HD 8 Kids Edition comes in blue, pink, and yellow and can value $130 for 32GB of storage or a two-pack for $195.