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Amazon Fire HD 8 2018

Specifications

Amazon Fire HD 8 2018
Amazon Fire HD 8 2018 (Fire Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
1536 MB 
Display
8 inch 16:10, 1280 x 800 pixel 189 PPI, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 9.2 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm audio, Card Reader: microSD up to 400 GB, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.1 LE
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.7 x 215 x 128 ( = 0.38 x 8.46 x 5.04 in)
Battery
4750 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Camera
Primary Camera: 2 MPix 1600 x 1200, [email protected] video
Secondary Camera: 2 MPix 1600 x 1200 Pixel, [email protected] video
Additional features
Speakers: stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support, Keyboard: virtual, modular power supply, USB cable (Type-A to Micro Type-B), quick start guide, Fire OS 6.3.0.1, Amazon Appstore, Amazon Apps, Silk-Browser, 12 Months Warranty, fanless
Weight
363 g ( = 12.8 oz / 0.8 pounds), Power Supply: 35 g ( = 1.23 oz / 0.08 pounds)
Price
90 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 79.56% - good
Average of 16 scores (from 19 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 62%, features: 27%, display: 59% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 73%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 98%

Reviews for the Amazon Fire HD 8 2018

80% Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018) Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
Amazon has updated its 8-inch Fire HD 8 tablet but kept the price at its low level; the tablet still starts at just $80. Most notable updates: Alexa and wireless charging.
80% Amazon Fire HD 8 (8th gen) review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Fire HD 8 is the best budget tablet if you want to spend less than £100 on a tablet that streams Amazon Prime Video and Netflix. There is no better option. It is the same as older models though, save for Show Mode. If you also buy the Show Mode Charging Dock, it’s a very affordable way to have a smart display in the home with the convenience of a tablet to carry daily.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Amazon Fire HD 8 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Amazon Fire HD 8 is a really good tablet at an impressive price. It’s made even better if you pair it with Show Mode dock. For £109.99 this is a great package. Its screen is fair, the build quality is fine and there’s plenty of storage. While it doesn’t feel incredibly fast, it has enough power to do justice to some of Android’s most impressive games. Plus having Alexa on a tablet is a nice touch.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Amazon Fire HD 8 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Amazon Fire HD 8 is a really good tablet at an impressive price. It’s made even better if you pair it with Show Mode dock. For £109.99 this is a great package. Its screen is fair, the build quality is fine and there’s plenty of storage. While it doesn’t feel incredibly fast, it has enough power to do justice to some of Android’s most impressive games. Plus having Alexa on a tablet is a nice touch.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018) review
Source: What Hi-Fi English
The fact the Amazon Fire HD does everything it says it will is reason enough to be impressed. You’ll have to pay a lot more to do better.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Amazon Fire HD 8 2018 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Fire HD 8 is the best budget tablet if you want to spend less than £100 on a tablet that streams Amazon Prime Video and Netflix. There is no better option.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/20/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Amazon Fire HD 8 review: Hitting that 8-inch sweet spot
Source: Pocket Lint English
Whether you're a globetrotter or a looking for an travel tablet or something to entertain your child with loads of controls, the Fire HD 8 is well worth considering, because at this price, there's very little that comes close.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2018
80% Amazon Fire HD 8 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Amazon Fire HD 8 is a really good tablet at a impressive price. It’s made even better if you pair it with Show Mode dock. For £109.99 this is a great package.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
100% Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018) Review: Hot gossip
Source: Toptenreviews English
It's much less powerful than an iPad, but Alexa gives this compact tablet a unique bonus and it's fantastic value.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 100%
81% Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018) review:
Source: CNet English
The latest HD 8 isn't much of an upgrade over last year's model, but the "always-ready" hands-free Alexa feature is a nice addition to what remains the best tablet value.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 80% workmanship: 80%
70% Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018) review
Source: Techradar English
The Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018) bets big on its Alexa skills and low price, and mostly succeeds in making a positive first impression. But with laggy performance, poor software and a mediocre screen, it isn’t an easy recommendation even when this cheap.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
100% Amazon Fire HD 8 review
Source: Stuff TV English
You get a lot of tablet for £80 – bargain hunters will lap it up this Christmas.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/08/2018
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% Amazon Fire HD 8 2018 review
Source: PC Advisor English
qIt is the same as older models though, save for Show Mode. If you also buy the Show Mode Charging Dock, it’s a very affordable way to have a smart display in the home with the convenience of a tablet to carry daily.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018)
Source: PC Mag English
The 2018 edition of the Amazon Fire HD 8 remains the best media tablet you can get for under $100.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/03/2018

Foreign Reviews

70% Amazon Fire HD 8 Dieses Tablet setzt auf den Show-Effekt
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% display: 75% mobility: 70%
72% Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018), análisis: su demoledor precio de 99 euros conlleva limitaciones
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 72% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 65%
Análisis Amazon Fire HD 8 de 2018: una tablet que no esperas que sea tan buena
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; reliable device.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/13/2018
¡CHOLLAZO 08/10! Fire HD 8 32 GB. Pros y contras (64,99 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; excellent display; large internal memory; high autonomy; decent speakers. Negative: Heavy and bulky; poor cameras; only 1.5GB RAM.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/08/2018
60% Test De L'Amazon Fire Hd 8 (2018) : Une Tablette Pas Chère, Mais À Quel Prix ?
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/20/2018
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 60% mobility: 70% workmanship: 60%
80% Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018) : toujours la meilleure pour les usages basiques
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

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8":

This display size is a threshold between tablets and smartphones. Most tablets have larger screen diagonals but a lot of smartphones offer such a big screen.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.363 kg:

This weight is somewhat high for a smartphone. Smartphones with a big screen and small tablets weigh as much, usually.


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79.56%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-10-19)