Amazon Reveals New Fire HD 8 & 10


Following the launch of last year's Amazon Fire HD 6 & 7, Amazon has officially announced its latest and greatest tablets, as well as the latest members joining the Fire HD family, the Fire HD 8 and the Fire HD 10, delivering "The best entertainment experience on a tablet".

The Fire HD 8 features 8-inch (1280x800) IPS LCD display, MediaTek Quad-core processor (2x1.5GHz + 2x1.2GHz), 1GB RAM, 8/16GB internal storage, microSD card (up to 128GB), 5MP shooter and HD front-facing camera, Up to 8 hours of battery life, integrated stereo speaker and Dolby Audio, and Fire OS 5.

While the Fire HD 10 features 10.1-inch (1280x800) IPS display, MediaTek Quad-core processor (2x1.5GHz + 2x1.2GHz), 1GB RAM, 16/32GB internal storage, microSD card (up to 128GB), 5MP shooter and HD front-facing camera, Up to 8 hours of battery life, integrated stereo speaker and Dolby Audio, and Fire OS 5.

Both tablets come in 7.7mm thin, with almost 2x more durable than the latest generation iPad Air, Amazon Underground, deep integration of Amazon-exclusive services including On Deck, Word Runner, Activity Center, and Mayday Screen Sharing, Free, unlimited cloud storage for all photos. However, the smaller tablet comes with 16:10 aspect ratio and Black, Magenta, Blue, or Tangerine color options, while the larger one comes with 4:3 aspect ratio and Black or White color options.

According to Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Founder and CEO "Fire HD combines an incredibly thin and light design with powerful performance to deliver the best entertainment experience available on a tablet," He continued "A beautiful widescreen HD display, fast quad-core processor, expandable storage, Fire OS 5, exclusive features, and the Amazon content ecosystem of more than 38 million movies, TV shows, songs, books, apps, and games".

The Amazon Fire HD 8 is now available to pre-order starting at $149.99, while the Fire HD 10 is also available to pre-order starting at $229.99. Although, both tablet will begin shipping starting September 30.

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