Amazon launches Fire HD 8 Tablet with upgraded Storage, RAM & Battery

by Pavan Kumar B.C 1

Amazon has launched its new Fire HD 8 Tablet which will be an update over the Fire HD 8 that was launched earlier. This device has been pushed into the market silently, and Amazon has decided to retain the same name as its predecessor and unveiled its tablet with few tweaks. Earlier to this Amazon has launched devices like Fire HD 8 Tablet (predecessor to Fire HD 8 Tablet 2016), Fire HD 6 Tablet, and also Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition. There is also a smartphone from Amazon called as the Amazon Fire Phone and few Amazon Kindles.

The Fire HD 8 tablet will come with an 8-inch HD display and also will be powered by a quad-core processor with a clocking speed of 1.3 GHz coupled with 1.5GB of RAM which is considered as entry level specifications in this generation. There is a 2MP camera on the back which has been reduced from 5MP and will be offering 12 hours of mixed-use battery life.

The tablet will weigh 341 grams which is on the heavier side and measures 9.2mm thick. The company has also promised for further OTA software update in the coming few months. As per the requests of the users, Amazon has also pushed features like hands-free control to alarms, music, calendar events and other applications.

The 16GB version of the Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet will cost $90 with special offers, and the 32GB model will go for sale at $120. Moreover, many might be waiting for other tablets like iPad from Apple, Galaxy Tab from Samsung and Surface Pro from Microsoft. Will you buy this device? Let us know about the same in the comment section below and tuned into Phoneradar for more news.

Pavan Kumar B.C


Pavan is an Electronic & Communication Engineer, a Gadget freak and has passion towards Photography, Wild life, Sports and always trying and finding new thing in the fields interested. He also collects rare information, which are not in books (mostly about animals), and very much interested in modelling and acting. Loves to spend time with friends, kids and importantly, PETS!

  • Basic specs even low priced! Good option for low budget consumers.. 🙂