Amazon has recently launched a new range of tablets under its Fire Tablet lineup. The company usually launches 2 tablets which include a normal one and another is a kids-oriented option. But this time they’ve launched a range of three new Fire tablets.
It is an 8-inch tablet with a custom Android-based Fire operating system. The company says that this time the new 2.0GHz quad-core processor is quite faster than the previous one. The tablet comes with a 2GB RAM.
The tablet doesn’t have an extraordinary spec, but its best for streaming and casual web browsing purpose. This time, they have replaced the MicroUSB with a USB-C connector.
The screen display is 1280 x 800 pixels, which are not that great but are perfectly watchable. And even the battery life has improved as it has gone up from 10 to 12 hours.
The internal storage options available this time are 32GB instead of 16GB and 64GB instead of 32GB which supports microSD card expansion. The device comes with a 9W fast charger and six months of Kindle Unlimited. But the British customers only get three months of Kindle Unlimited.
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Let’s Talk about each Model Specifically
Fire HD 8+
The Fire HD 8+ has an 8-inch screen resolution and because of that ‘+’ it comes up with some additional features like 3GB RAM instead of 2GB. It also supports wireless charging. This tablet is priced at $110 whereas the wireless charger option is available at $140.
Fire HD 8 Kids
It is the same as the previous kids-oriented Fire HD tablet. It comes with about 20,000 apps, games, books, and more hand-picked especially for kids, and educational content from PBS Kids, Nickelodeon, and more. This device comes with parental control plus 2 years of free guarantee.
This tablet is priced at $140.
Fire HD 8
This tablet also has an 8-inch screen, which seems the same as its last version, but now it’s available in different color options like black, plum, twilight blue, and white. This time it has come with a faster processor, which seems 30% quicker than the existing version. The active memory is also increased to 2GB instead of 1.5GB, which will also contribute to its faster performance. The storage has been increased too, with options like 32GB and 64GB. And with its microSD card, you can raise memory to 1TB.
Amazon has come up with a decent offering with better performance than the previous version and with an addition of available design options.