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Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition 2018

Specifications

Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition 2018
Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition 2018 (Fire Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
1536 MB 
Display
8 inch 16:10, 1280 x 800 pixel 189 PPI, Capacitive, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
Connections
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, microUSB
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.7 x 214 x 128 ( = 0.38 x 8.43 x 5.04 in)
Battery
Lithium-Polymer, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 10 h
Camera
Primary Camera: 2 MPix
Secondary Camera: 2 MPix
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
483 g ( = 17.04 oz / 1.06 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
100 Euro

 

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition 2018

80% Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The best kids' tablet so far – although it isn't without its faults. Namely software compatibility troubles and the mediocre hardware underneath.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition 2018: Tablet für Kids
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/17/2018

Comment

ARM Mali-T720 MP2: Integrated graphics card in ARM based SoCs. Can be configured with up to 8 cores (T720 MP8) and 650 MHz core clock (at 28nm). Supports OpenGL ES 3.1, OpenCL 1.1, DirectX 11 FL9_3, and Renderscript. These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz: Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53 SoC clocked at up to 1.3 GHz (V/B version) with integrated Mali-T720 MP2 clocked at 520 MHz graphics card.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
0.483 kg:

This is pretty heavy for a smartphone. Usually, small tablets weigh as much.


Amazon: The US online shop markets its own tablet computers
80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Mali-T720 MP2, MT8161, 7", 0.26 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Amazon Fire HD 8 2018
Mali-T720, MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz, 8", 0.363 kg
Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition
PowerVR GX6250, Mediatek MT8173, 10.1", 0.66 kg
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-10-24)