Today’s Deal is on the well appointed and budget friendly Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet. The 8″ tablet is on sale for $64.99 for the 16GB variant that includes Amazon adverts on the lock screen. If you prefer to not have those adverts, it is $79.99 for the tablet. In either case, you are saving $25 off the regular price and that discount also applies to the 32GB variant of the tablet. The 32GB model is on sale for $94.99.
The Fire HD 8 has a 1280 x 800 display, is powered by a Quad-core 1.3 GHz processor and you can expand the storage by up to 200GB thanks to the MicroSD slot. It has dual-band Wi-Fi for solid wireless performance and is powered by 3210 mAh battery that is rated to give users up to 12 hours of use in mixed usage. It also has dual Dolby powered speakers and of course, Alexa is integrated into the device much like Google Assistant on other Android devices.
The Amazon Fire HD 8 runs Amazon’s Fire OS which is based on Android Marshmallow. The platform and the launcher are all aimed at keeping you deeply immersed in the Amazon ecosystem. All
of the Amazon apps like Prime Video, Prime Music, Kindle Reader and others are all built-in and easily accessible from the launcher. Plus it can be configured to be ready for you to use out-of-the-box when you purchase it for yourself if you are an Amazon Prime customer.
While the specs of the Fire HD 8 won’t set the world alight, for those of you who leverage the Amazon Ecosystem and want an easy to use, no frills tablet, this is the one to consider.