Amazon just launched a bunch of new Fire HD 8 tablets


While Amazon might be known for their Kindle e-readers, the company also makes a bunch of Android-based tablets that were extremely well-received back in the day. If you’re a fan of Amazon’s Fire series of tablets, then you might be interested to learn that following a teaser from an invite the other day, the company has taken the wraps off a bunch of new tablets.

These new tablets all fall under the company’s Fire HD 8 series of tablets, but there are different variants and models for different needs and different price points.

For starters, there is the basic Fire HD 8 tablet priced at just $99.99, making it a steal and a great value for money Android tablet. It features an 8-inch display and boasts a 30% improvement in performance over its predecessor, comes with 2GB of RAM, and will have a battery life of up to 13 hours.

For those who are looking for a bit more, there is the Fire HD 8 Plus, a slightly souped up model over the base model with more RAM at 3GB, support for wireless charging, and also an improved 5MP rear-facing camera, all of which can be yours for just $119.99.

Then there are also some models aimed at kids with the Fire HD 8 Kids and the Fire HD 8 Kids Pro. Both models come with a protective kid-proof case so if you’re looking for a tablet for kids, this could be it. The main difference is that the base kids model is aimed at children aged 3-7, while the Pro model is aimed at kids aged 6-12.

They both come with age-appropriate content, with the Pro model offering access to a digital storefront so that parents can help them buy books, games, and apps. Both models will be priced at $149.99.

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Tyler Lee
A graphic novelist wannabe. Amateur chef. Mechanical keyboard enthusiast. Writer of tech with over a decade of experience. Juggles between using a Mac and Windows PC, switches between iOS and Android, believes in the best of both worlds.

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