The Amazon Fire HD 8 is on sale today on Tuesday March 17th, with a nice price cut from $79 down to $49:
The Fire HD 8 is Amazon’s 8-inch tablet with the Android based Fire OS 6.3 operating system and enormous ecosystem of media content and apps.
It comes with 16GB and 32GB storage options, though it supports microSD cards up to 400GB and has free online storage for its own content.
The 8-inch screen has a HD resolution of 1280 x 800, and it’s powered by a quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT8163V processor, with 1.5GB of RAM, has 2MP front and rear cameras, dual-band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi cover, Bluetooth 4.1, a 10 hour battery life, Dolby Atmos stereo speakers, sensors like accelerometer and a ambient light sensor, with a 3.5mm audio jack, a micro-USB port, and it’s available in either black, marine blue, punch red, or canary yellow for some fun color choices.
– Jim Miller