Today, we are excited to announce the next generation of our Fire HD 8 tablet lineup, designed with the entire family in mind. “The new Fire HD 8 tablets offer the features that everyone in the family wants – great content, more storage, longer battery life – at a price that is incredibly affordable,” said Kevin Keith, Vice President, Amazon Devices. With today’s news, customers can enjoy a faster performing Fire HD 8 lineup with an improved experience to handle daily streaming needs.
Below are the new Fire HD 8 devices announced today:
The all-new Fire HD 8 comes with an 8” HD display, 30% faster performance with 2GB RAM, 2x the storage (32 or 64 GB of internal storage and up to 1TB with microSD card), up to 12 hours of battery life, easier charging with USB-C, and access to millions of movies, TV shows, songs, eBooks, magazines, games, and educational and entertainment apps – only $89.99.
Introducing Fire HD 8 Plus, an enhanced Fire HD 8 experience with 3GB of RAM, hassle-free wireless charging, a 9W in-box USB-C charger for faster charging, and, for a limited time, six months of Kindle Unlimited included – only $109.99.
The all-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition includes the Fire HD 8 tablet, one year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited with access to over 20,000 kid-friendly books, Audible books, videos, educational apps and games, a Kid-Proof Case with an adjustable stand, and a two-year worry-free guarantee – only $139.99.
The all-new Fire HD 8 is available for pre-order today and device shipments begin June 3. The Fire HD 8 runs on Amazon’s Fire OS 7 (based on Android P). Check out our technical documentation to learn more about the specs.
For more information on the new Fire HD 8, see the following resources:
· Fire OS 7 for Fire Tablets
· Fire OS 7 for Fire TV
· Learn more about developing for Fire tablet
· Register for a free Amazon Developer account
· Submit your app