What the Critics Are Saying...
- RJ Andersen, Mashable
The Fire HD 8 Plus is affordable, but its slow and clunky operating system paired with its limited app access hold it back from being truly worth it for many users.
- Andrew Williams, TrustedReviews
The Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus is one of the better value budget tablets. However, the price jump over the non-Plus model subjects it to direct competition from rivals that have Google Play access. These can use a much wider array of apps and games. In return, you get wireless charging and a slightly bet...
- Tom May, T3
Want a tablet for simple tasks like watching TV and movies, listening to music or checking emails? Then this basic tablet is a good performer, as long as you won't miss Google apps too much. It's very similar to the Amazon Fire HD 8, but has more RAM to run a little faster, so if you like to open ta...
- Ben Johnston, Expert Reviews
With all of the same issues and a distinct lack of improvements, it’s impossible to recommend the Fire HD 8 Plus (2022) over the cheaper standard version. All of the key areas – performance, display and battery life – are either identical or worse here, and minor changes like the 5MP camera and 3GB...
- June Wan, ZDNet
If you ever wondered what tablet you should buy for casual browsing, mobile entertainment, or even for a child, and your first instinct was to search on Amazon, you're the ideal customer for the Fire HD 8 Plus. At $120, the latest model is not the cheapest of the Fire tablet bunch, but it's certainl...
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