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Amazon Fire HD 8 (2022)
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2022)
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2022)
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6.9/10
Informr score
The Amazon Fire HD 8 (2022) currently has an Informr score of 6.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 11 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Fire OS
Operating system
Operating system
Fire OS
2 GHz
Processor
Processor
2 GHz
8"
Screen Size
Screen Size
8"
2+ MP
Camera
Camera
2+ MP
Unknown
Battery


What the Critics Are Saying...


T3
T3

If you want a tablet for basic tasks, such as watching Netflix, listening to music, using Alexa, making video calls, checking emails or using social media, this will do the job well. You'll have to compromise a little on video resolution and processing speed, you can't run Google apps, and it's not...

- Tom May, T3
Reviewed
Reviewed

If your home automation is already run by Alexa or you’re deeply invested in Amazon’s music, ebooks, and Amazon Prime, the Amazon Kindle HD 8 is a reasonably inexpensive device that can be used to access it all. That it can also leverage other streaming services, games and a few must-have productivi...

- Séamus Bellamy, Reviewed
Expert Reviews
Expert Reviews

There are plenty of things about the Fire HD 8 (2022) that can be counted as negatives – Fire OS is still unnecessarily restrictive, the screen feels outdated and the charging speeds remain sluggish – but even with these flaws, you’ll struggle to find a better tablet that costs this little.

- Ben Johnston, Expert Reviews
Pocket-lint
Pocket-lint

The new Fire HD 8's biggest strength is the same thing that has consistently made the Amazon Fire tablet so appealing in the past: it's an affordable and easy way to get access to movies, TV shows and games.

- Cam Bunton, Pocket-lint
Android Central
Android Central

If you want a cheap tablet that you can throw in the bag or use as a smart home display, the Fire HD 8 has you covered. It offers all-day battery life (and then some), while providing enough of an upgrade in the performance department to warrant your hard-earned dollars.

- Andrew Myrick, Android Central


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Screen Size
8"

The Amazon Fire HD 8 (2022)'s screen size is 8 inches with 800 x 1280 pixels resolution.

Processor
2 GHz

There is a MediaTek MT8169A Hexa-core 2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The tablet runs on the Fire OS 8 operating system (OS).

Camera
2+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 2+ MP camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.
Storage
32/64 GB

Internal memory is 32/64 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
Unknown

The tablet is powered by a Unknown battery. Amazon's performance ratings are 13 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

Fire HD 8 (2022) Specs

Overview
Release Date October 19, 2022
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Fire OS 8

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Processor MediaTek MT8169A Hexa-core 2 GHz
Internal Storage 32/64 GB
RAM 2 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Cellular
Networks
Mobile / Cellular Data
No (Option available)
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM card size
No
Dual SIM No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Memory Expansion Slot No
NFC No
Camera
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
2+ Megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Flash
No
Additional Main Camera Info
Effects, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
2+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density 189 pixels
Size 8 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Motion / Accelerometer
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Power & Battery
Type Unknown
Battery Capacity Unknown
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time 5 hours
Video Playback Time Up to 13 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 13 hours
Internet Use (Cellular) No
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Black, Denim, Rose
Dimensions [H x W x D] 20.19 x 13.734 x 0.96 cm (8 x 5.4 x 0.4 in)
Weight 337 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
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Additional Information Other Names (AKA): Amazon Fire HD 8 (12th Gen)
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