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Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 380 reviews of Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the storage and usability. The battery and durability also get good feedback. There are mixed comments on the portability and screen. There are some less positive views about the GPS navigation and size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Williams Pelegrin (digitaltrends.com)

Amazon Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 review

 

Unless you're immersed in the world of Amazon and all it has to offers, we'd look elsewhere besides the Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10.

Nov, 2015

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Expert review by : Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018)

 

The 2018 edition of the Amazon Fire HD 8 remains the best media tablet you can get for under $100.

Simple user interface. Durable body. Works as an Echo Show.

Amazon's app store falls short of Google Play. UI is very oriented toward showing Amazon content.

Other sub-$100 Android tablets exist, but they're just not very good. For a few years now, Amazon has delivered the best inexpensive media consumption tablets, and the addition of Show Mode makes you more likely not to stick your HD 8 in a drawer when...

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

Amazon Fire HD 8 (2016) review

 

Amazon's new Fire HD 8 looks a lot like last year's Fire HD 8, but there are a few key differences, the biggest of which is the new lower price tag. Much lower, in fact: $90 or £90. (It's not available in Australia so far, but the US price converts to...

The latest Fire HD 8 delivers faster performance, a bigger battery and more base storage than the previous version for almost half the price. Its 8-inch screen is bright, the speakers are loud and it offers expandable microSD storage and ample parental...

Display isn't as sharp as that of current iPad Mini models; to truly take advantage of what the tablet has to offer, you need an Amazon Prime membership; slow charging (takes 6 hours to fully cap battery).

Despite some small drawbacks, you just won't find a tablet with these features and performance at this price.

Oct, 2016

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Amazon Fire HD 8 2016

 

The previous generation Fire HD 8 started at $150 (£130 or AU$215). That model came with only 8GB of storage while this new one includes 16GB, with an expansion slot for adding microSD memory cards up to 200GB in capacity.

The latest Fire HD 8 delivers faster performance, a bigger battery and more base storage than the previous version for almost half the price. Its 8-inch screen is bright, the speakers are loud and it offers expandable microSD storage and ample parental...

Display isn't as sharp as that of current iPad Mini models; to truly take advantage of what the tablet has to offer, you need an Amazon Prime membership; slow charging (takes 6 hours to fully cap battery).

Despite some small drawbacks, you just won't find a tablet with these features and performance at this price.

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Amazon Fire HD 8

 

Amazon's latest Fire HD 8 tablet is an excellent value for media consumption, as long as you can live without access to Google Play.

Good value. Loud speakers. Dual-band Wi-Fi. Very easy to use.

Highly focused on Amazon services. No native Google apps or services. Poor cameras.

Comparisons and Conclusions Amazon's competitors in the low-end tablet market are primarily Acer, Asus, and a number of no-name gray-market Chinese manufacturers. We haven't tested it yet, but Acer's Iconia One 8 is a very similar tablet for $99.99,...

Sep, 2016

Expert review by : Xiomara Blanco (cnet.com)

Amazon Fire HD 8 review: An affordable and family-friendly media consumption tablet for Amazon Prime members

 

Just like Disney World, the Amazon Fire HD 8 is fun for the whole family. Unlike The Happiest Place on Earth, this tablet won't cost you an arm and a leg. Starting at $150 (around £130 or AU$215 if converted), the Fire HD 8 offers tons of features for...

The Amazon Fire HD 8 is affordably priced and houses a microSD card slot for extra storage. The screen is bright and the speakers are satisfyingly loud. Amazon Prime members can stream or download movies and TV shows in the Prime library, and download...

The plastic design feels cheap. Large games are slow to load and gameplay gets occasionally sluggish. Performance can also lag when downloading apps or video. To truly take advantage of what the tablet has to offer, you need an Amazon Prime membership.

Amazon Fire HD 8 is an affordable way for the whole family to take advantage of all the Prime media library perks that come with the cost of membership.

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : Laptop Mag (laptopmag.com)

Amazon Fire HD 8

 

Good battery life; Decent performance; Bright display; Great value; Available in fun colors ; Special-offers feature is annoying; Poor camera quality; No access to Google apps ; The 2017 Amazon Fire HD 8 is a great value, offering a long-lasting...

Special-offers feature is annoying; Poor camera quality; No access to Google apps ; The 2017 Amazon Fire HD 8 is a great value, offering a long-lasting battery and decent performance for just $80.

The 2017 Amazon Fire HD 8 is a great value, offering a long-lasting battery and decent performance for just $80.

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Laptop Mag (laptopmag.com)

Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Review

 

Durable design with two-year accidental-damage protection; Robust parental controls; Tons of free, age-appropriate content; Long battery life; Bright screen ; Soft speakers; Weak cameras ; With its durable chassis, powerful parental controls and rich...

Soft speakers; Weak cameras ; With its durable chassis, powerful parental controls and rich content library, the Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition is the children's tablet to beat.

With its durable chassis, powerful parental controls and rich content library, the Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition is the children's tablet to beat.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Manuel Masiero (notebookcheck.net)

Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018) Tablet Review

 

New edition. Amazon has updated its 8-inch Fire HD 8 tablet but kept the price at its low level; the tablet still starts at just $80. Most notable updates: Alexa and wireless charging.

decent build quality, great touch and feel ; optionally available as Kids Edition ; microSD cards up to 400 GB ; dual-band Wi-Fi ; Alexa integrated ; remained cool ; no throttling ; stereo sound with support for Dolby Atmos ; decent battery life ;...

irrevocably linked to Amazon ; heavily modified and skinned Android 7.1 ; no Google Play store ; poor cameras ; rather dark display ; no 4G/LTE option ; no GPS

Amazon’s Fire HD 8 (2018) is an 8-inch tablet that is practically unrivaled in its price-performance ratio bracket. If you are looking for an affordable tablet to browse the web, the Fire HD 8 (2018) is definitely worth considering. Its stereo sound...

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Tim Robertson (mymac.com)

Kindle Fire HD 8 – Review

 

This is actually my second attempt at writing this review. I usually don't have a problem writing any review, especially for a product like the Kindle Fire that I think is a good product at a good price. The problem with this review, however, extends...

Feb, 2016

Price comparison for Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018)

  Store     Price
Fire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 16 GB) - Black
8" HD display; 16 or 32 GB of internal storage (up to 400 GB with microSD)
$79.00 TO SHOP
Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet, 8" HD Display, 32 GB...
Up to $124 in savings on Fire HD 8 tablet, 1 year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, and a Kid-Proof Case...
$129.00 TO SHOP
Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet, 7" Display, 16 GB, Pink...
Save up to $89 on a full-featured Fire 7 Tablet (not a toy), 1 year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a Kid...
$69.00 TO SHOP
All-New Fire HD 10 Tablet (10.1" 1080p full HD...
10.1" 1080p full HD display; 32 or 64 GB of internal storage (add up to 512 GB with microSD)
$149.00 TO SHOP
DJ&RPPQ All-New Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet Case...
Designed by DJ&RPPQ to protect and perfectly fit your Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8 Tablet(compatible with 6th...
$11.00 TO SHOP
Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet Case (Compatible with 7th...
Designed by Amazon to protect and perfectly fit your Fire HD 8 (compatible with 7th and 8th Generation –...
$29.00 TO SHOP
NuPro Clear Screen Protector for Amazon Fire HD 8...
Designed to protect and perfectly fit your Fire HD 8 (compatible with 7th and 8th Generation , 2017-2018...
$12.00 TO SHOP
Fire HD 8 USB Charger, Rapid Wall Charger Adapter...
Kindle Fire Tablet Rapid Charger, Compatible with Fire HD 8 Tablet, Also Work with Kindle Fire HD HDX, HDX...
$13.00 TO SHOP
Made for Amazon SanDisk 128 GB micro SD Memory Card...
Exclusive “Made for Amazon” SD memory card - the only one tested and certified to work with your Fire...
$20.00 TO SHOP
ROISKIN Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet Case(8th and 7th...
Compatible Model : All-New Amazon Fire 8 Inch Tablet (7th and 8th Generation, 2017 and 2018 Release)
$10.00 TO SHOP

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