Amazon has finally unveiled latest tablet, Amazon Fire HD 8, from its lineup. Just like an amusement park, the FIRE HD 8 is a fun for the entire family. The tablet offers multiple features that serve all the age group. In order to truly unleash the potential of this tablet, you need to be subscribed to Amazon Prime. This account provides you an access to a large number of TV shows, movies, and free games that you can easily download on your tablet. The addition of Kindle, offers a large variety of books to select and download.
Amazon Fire HD 8 Review
It comes with a special in-built feature called as Word Runner, which is loved by book addicts. It is a perk for parents who would love to restrict the use of specific books, games, videos, and application by their children via Amazon FreeTime. The company has never come up with an 8-inch tablet previously, but as the Smartphones are increasing their sizes day-by-day so in order to compete with them Amazon decided to play on this strategy.
The tablet arrives in a refreshing 8 sets of playful colors, a little larger in length and sleek than the average ones with dimensions 8.4 x 5 x 0.3 inches. 16:10 aspect ratio of screen indulges you into more immersive film experience. It has 5-megapixel cameras on both the sides and a slim bezel surrounding the screen. The speakers with Dolby Atmos reside on the left edge and the microSD covers the top right slot.
The Amazon 8 Inch Fire HD comes with 1280 x 800-pixel resolution, for a starting price of $149. The display is made up of Gorilla Glass that is designed considering more durable than the average tablet screen. The company claims that the screen for their latest release is durable twice as much as the iPad Air’s latest generation tablets. It shows lesser colors than what the average slate comes with that are 82.4% of sRGB color.
Operating system and Performance
It runs on an operating system of OS 5 and offers MediaTek quad- core processing with double core 1.5 GHz and double core 1.2 GHz, which helps in increasing power efficiency. The CPU is backed up with 1GB RAM. The Tablet is available in 8GB and 16GB.
Well the basic features being offered by the tablet lacks to match the ones offered by the other tablets within a bit average and higher price range but, let us just say it is a very pocket friendly tablet that fascinates and impresses within the budget-friendly price range.