Stay in touch with loved ones with this Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet. The 8-inch HD display offers vibrant visuals, while the 2.0GHz quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM deliver responsive performance. This Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet has a durable battery that provides up to 12 hours of uninterrupted use.
Fast and responsive
Stream movies, watch videos, or play games with the enhanced Wi-Fi. Enjoy downloaded content all day with the 12-hour battery life. USB Type-C for easier charging when you need to power back up.
Designed for entertainment
Enjoy your favorite movies, TV episodes, apps, e-books, and songs - plus games you can play distraction-free in Game Mode. Stream and download videos from Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+, and SHOWTIME, or make video calls on apps such as Zoom.
Alexa connects you to the information, entertainment, and people who matter most - with just your voice. Ask to play videos and music, open apps, check the weather, call or message almost anyone, and much more.
Allows creating child profiles to limit screen time, set educational goals, and manage content with easy-to-use parental controls. FreeTime is free on every Fire tablet - or subscribe to FreeTime Unlimited to access over 20,000 kid-friendly titles.
Fire OS 7 operating system
Instantly access your favorite apps via the Amazon app store.
8" screen with 1280 x 800 resolution
Crisp, bright resolution for watching movies, surfing the web, reading books and more.
32GB internal storage plus microSD slot
Enjoy plenty of space for music, movies, photos and more. Expand your storage up to 1TB with a microSD card (sold separately).
The right combination of fast performance and power efficiency. It allows rapid multitasking, delivers smooth response, and unleashes stunning graphics.
Dual HD cameras for photos and face-to-face chat
2.0MP front- and rear-facing cameras with 720p HD video recording.
5W power adapter
Amazon Fire HD 8 10th Generation - 8" - Tablet - 32GB
I had a Kindle 7 for 6 years. It was time for an upgrade. Definitely faster! They have uncluttered by reducing all the redundant screens. It’s down to three. I use it for work and online meetings in Zoom. The camera, speakers and Mike work really well. It paired with my iPhone, HP printer, wireless keyboard and generic headphones easily. The battery last way longer. I only charge it 2 times a week and I use it about three hours a night. I can’t comment on durability because I haven’t dropped it and I keep it in a padded case. But I’m not hard on electronics, I had my other Kindle for six years with no cracks or scratches on the screen.
Omg! I absolutely love this new tablet. My neighbor had stolen my kindle 7 what a nightmare . But what a wonderful upgrade. I even bought a great cover for it! I believe thru amazon as well. I plan on purchasing an second one when it goes on sale for the great deal I got it for. Very happy I bought it. As always thanks amazon.
I can read the books I write and see them as e-books instead of how they look on my desktop. As an author I want to see what readers see, so my books are easy to read professional looking.
The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about reliability, size, connectivity and camera. Editors are less positive about screen and apps and have mixed opinions about portability. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 92/100 = Excellent quality.
TechRadarRating, 3.5 out of 53.5Tom Bedford on June 3, 2020
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) review
Amazon's medium-sized tablet gets a small upgrade in a few areas, although perhaps not the right areas.Full Review
This tablet does have an internet browser, it uses the Silk Browser. I am not sure if it would work very well as these tablets only have a 2G of Ram, meaning they are not very fast when running huge programs like that. This is not a computer, but just a light version, and does not have all of the processing power of a computer. It also does not have the ability to download apps like Word and Excel, but there are versions of Word Processors/Note pads you could download.