The new Amazon Fire HD 8 is 30% faster. On sale for 99 euros
Two years after the launch of the previous model, Amazon Fire HD 8 updates to version 2020 and brings with it a performance boost of more than 30% compared to the tablet launched in 2018. The credit goes to the hardware sector which sees the presence of a new quad core processor with 2.0 GHz frequency and 2 GB of Ram accompanying him. In this way, a more rewarding user experience will be possible, especially in multimedia, in web browsing and during gaming sessions. Speaking of video games, the new Game mode, which allows you to focus on the action without being disturbed by notifications or anything else.
Staying on the memory, we report the presence of two versions of 32 GB or 64 GB. Both provide for the possibility of expanding the storage space via cards microSD up to a maximum of 1 Terabyte. No problem therefore for the storage of content such as photos, music and more. Stop staying there possibility to use the Amazon cloud service, which allows unlimited storage for all Amazon content and photos taken with the Fire HD 8 tablet.
The 8-inch diagonal IPS display has a resolution of 1,200 × 800 pixels. Which is not among the highest on the market, certainly, but which helps to limit the entry price of Amazon Fire HD 8 32GB with special offers at 99.99 euros (starting from 129.99 the model with 64 GB of memory), even more, competitive than the 2018 version. And this is one of the many elements that help to give appeal to the tablet, also considering how much competition can offer in this price segment. In addition, its resistance to caduet allows it to be able to be given to children without too many worries (it has passed over 50 tests that simulate falls and other accidents that can happen during daily use).
Among and other features we point out the excellent performance of the battery which, as the manufacturer promises, allows for maximum autonomy of 12 hours with mixed-use (20% more than the previous model). It is, therefore, possible to cover the whole day without too much effort. Charging, which uses a USB type C cable, takes about 5 hours.
“The new Fire HD 8 tablet features that everyone in the family appreciates: quality content, more storage space, longer battery life, all at an incredibly affordable price,” he says Eric Saarnio, Vice President, Amazon Devices EU. «We have made the new Fire HD 8 even better, with faster performance, 32GB of storage space, up to 12 hours of battery life, easily rechargeable with the USB-C cable, and at a cost of only € 99.99. With access to millions of movies, TV shows, eBooks, songs, magazines and more, the Fire HD 8 is the perfect tablet for entertainment. ”
Among the available features, in addition to the multimedia ones that allow the use of video and music content of the mainstreaming platforms (Prime Video, Netflix, Spotify, Disney + and others) even apps like Zoom and Skype and Amazon-exclusive ones including For you, X-Ray, Family Library, Blue Shade and more. amazon app store it will then allow you to download thousands of applications and games.
Fire HD 8 is available today on pre-order on Amazon.it starting from 99 euros in the black version. Shipments will begin on June 3rd. Also available to users dedicated cover on sale for 34.99 euros.