Amazon Fire HD 8 line of tablets updated with children’s version

Amazon has updated its line of entry-level tablets with a brand new technology Fire HD 8 mannequin. With the exception of a brand new quicker processor, this mannequin retains most of the specs already recognized by its predecessor.




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The model does not specify which chipset was put in within the pill, however says the platform has six cores — for comparability, the earlier mannequin had a quad-core chip. With it, manufacturing will likely be as much as 30% quicker, in accordance with info supplied by Amazon itself.

The Performance set continues with the identical 2 GB RAM, the identical specification as its predecessor launched in 2020. It is feasible to purchase the product with 32 GB or 64 GB of inside storage expandable through micro SD card.

As the title suggests, its show is 8 inches, with HD decision. The panel is bolstered by aluminosilicate, and subsequently may have thrice extra resistance than the iPad Mini, in accordance with the model.

The Fire HD 8 is constructed with a battery that gives 13 hours of vary, an hour longer than the earlier mannequin. It nonetheless takes 5 hours to cost with the identical 5W adapter within the field.

Additionally, the product has 2 MP cameras on the back and front, with video recording as much as 720p. Therefore, a minimal is predicted for video calls or doc seize, amongst different actions.

Fire HD 8 has further variations

For prospects who need a bit extra efficiency, Amazon has additionally launched the Fire HD 8 Plus 2022 mannequin. Its most important distinction is within the RAM, which on this case goes as much as 3 GB.

However, the Plus version additionally will get help for wi-fi charging through the Qi commonplace. A 9W adapter that cuts charging time down to a few hours can also be included, whereas the rear digicam has a 5MP sensor succesful of capturing 1080p.

Amazon has additionally launched variations of the pill aimed toward youngsters, with the development bringing extra vibrant colours. Additionally, the perimeters have edges which might be extra immune to drops or different varieties of bodily impacts.

Changes are additionally seen within the working system, with entry to apps, video games, movies and books aimed toward younger youngsters. The beneficial age for pill use is between 3 and seven years for Fire HD 8 Kids or 6 to 12 years for Fire HD Kids Pro.

Custom skins that includes Mickey Mouse or Disney princesses are additionally obtainable. Amazon Kids+ comes with a two-year guarantee as a present with the acquisition of the product, in addition to further entry to apps like National Geographic, Lego.

Price and Availability

All projections are aimed on the American market, with no forecast for gross sales elsewhere. The worth of every product could be seen under:

  • Fire HD 8: $100 (about R$ 518 in direct conversion)
  • Fire HD 8 Plus: $120 (~R$622)
  • Fire HD 8 Kids: $150 (~R$778)
  • Fire HD 8 Kids with Disney Accessories: $160 (~R$829)
  • Fire HD 8 Kids Pro (32GB solely): $150 (~R$778)

Source: Amazon, through SlashGear

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