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Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus 2020

Specifications

Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus 2020
Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus 2020 (Fire Series)
Processor
MediaTek MT8168 4 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
Display
8 inch 16:10, 1280 x 800 pixel 189 PPI, capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 26 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio port, USB Type-C, Card Reader: microSD (FAT, FAT32, up to 1 TB), Brightness Sensor, Sensors: acceleration sensor
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.7 x 202 x 137 ( = 0.38 x 7.95 x 5.39 in)
Battery
4850 mAh Lithium-Ion, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 12 h
Charging
wireless charging
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Camera
Primary Camera: 2 MPix 1600 x 1200 pixels, videos up to [email protected]
Secondary Camera: 2 MPix 1600 x 1200 pixels, videos up to [email protected]
Additional features
Speakers: 2 speakers, Keyboard: onscreen, Keyboard Light: yes, USB charger plug, USB Type-C cable, 12 Months Warranty, fanless
Weight
355 g ( = 12.52 oz / 0.78 pounds), Power Supply: 87 g ( = 3.07 oz / 0.19 pounds)
Price
120 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 77.95% - good
Average of 8 scores (from 11 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 53%, features: 38%, display: 85% mobility: 88%, workmanship: 78%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 98%

Reviews for the Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus 2020

80.6% Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus 2020 Tablet Review: More RAM and QI Standard | Notebookcheck
After our extensive test of the Fire HD 8 (2020), we are now taking a look at the Fire HD 8 Plus (2020) to find out whether 3 GB of working memory is actually much better than 2 GB. But the real value is added by the QI compatibility, which again increases the price-performance ratio significantly.
70% Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus
Source: PC Mag English
Its $109.99 price is really $139.99 once you add the dock, but what Amazon offers here is enough for a lot of people—the Plus makes a great little Echo Show-alike to display recipes or act as a fancy alarm clock, plus play videos for the kids, for instance. If you need an inexpensive tablet with full Google Play app compatibility, check out Walmart's Onn. 8-inch tablet instead.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/07/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
83% Amazon's affordable Fire HD 8 Plus seals the deal with some valuable extras
Source: CNet English
With models available in 7-, 8- and 10-inch screen sizes and priced as low as $50 before Prime Day discounts, Amazon's line of Fire tablets have long been the go-to option for bargain gadget hunters. But with its 2020 refresh of the 8-inch Fire HD 8 tablet, long the Goldilocks of its line, Amazon is adding a twist that may leave you wondering which one to buy. There are now two 8-inch models to choose from: a baseline Fire HD 8 starting at $90 (£90), and the $110 (£110) Fire HD Plus, which adds wireless charging and slightly better performance. The tablet isn't available in Australia but the starting price converts to about AU$160.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/24/2020
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 80% workmanship: 80%
70% Fire HD 8 Plus Review: The Amazon Appliance
Source: The Verge English
The Fire HD 8 Plus is kind of terrible to use if you try to use it as a full-on tablet. But if you just treat it as an appliance for launching Amazon’s big library of content, it’s actually kind of great.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/18/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus review: Wireless charging adds to the appeal
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Fire HD 8 Plus is an affordable tablet that's substantially built, with the convenience of wireless charging giving the potential for use as an Echo Show if you buy the additional dock, making it a convenient affordable home tablet. It's not the most glamorous tablet, but it's hard to beat it for value for money.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/18/2020
70% Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus review
Source: Techradar English
Physically indistinguishable from the cheaper Fire HD 8, the Plus offers a slightly swifter but otherwise identical tablet experience. Wireless charging is the most significant difference, with the optional Dock making it a viable Echo Show alternative. The Plus is the smarter choice for owners of the 2018 version, but with an unchanged display and similar skills, the standard model is an equally capable entertainment slate for new Prime subscribers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/16/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
Amazon Fire HD8 and HD8 Plus Full Tablet Full Review - 2020 Version
Source: Lon.TV English
Amazon's latest HD8 tablet delivers a performance boost over the prior generation and a new HD8 Plus model that adds a little more RAM and wireless charging.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/12/2020
80% Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The question for many people will be whether it’s worth spending the extra on the Plus over the regular model. And the simple answer is no. Unless you’re going to get the wireless dock and use it like an Echo Show, you may as well save your money. The standard HD 8 has the same Show Mode and can be used in the same way. The Plus' performance isn’t noticeably better, either.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/11/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus tablet review: A budget tablet you can rely on
Source: New Atlas English
The Amazon Fire series has been offering budget tablets to the masses for almost a decade now, and the Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus is the newest in the range (alongside an updated Fire HD 8). It continues the long run of solid, cheap, reliable devices, and we've been testing one out for the past few days.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/09/2020
80% Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus is great for families and lightweight users that can't justify splurging on the cheapest iPad. But, if you don’t use any of Amazon’s services then you’re better off elsewhere.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/04/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

90% Amazon Fire HD8 Plus (2020) mit kabellosem Laden im Test
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/26/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
Amazon Fire HD 8 i Fire HD 8 Plus - krótka recenzja dwóch nowych tabletów
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Good price; big screen. Negative: Slow system; poor display.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 08/31/2020

Comment

ARM Mali-G52 MP2: Integrated mid range graphics card with 1 clusters. ARM states that the G52 series is 30% faster and 15% more efficient compared to the G51 series on the same process node. The MC1 / MP1 variant is the smallest version.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


MT8168: Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53 (4 small 64 Bit cores) SoC clocked at up to 2 GHz with integrated Mali-G52 MC1 with up to 800 MHz.» 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.


0.355 kg:

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


Amazon: The US online shop markets its own tablet computers


77.95%: 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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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2020-07- 3)