Amazon unveiled new Fire HD 8 tablets on Wednesday. The new tablets start at $ 89.99 and will be available starting June 3 with pre-orders open now.
Amazon Fire HD 8 ready to pre-order
the Fire HD 8 comes with an 8 ″ 1280 x 800 HD display, a 2.0 GHz quad-core process and 2 GB of RAM. There are 32 GB (from $ 89.99) and 64 GB (from $ 119.99) storage options. The memory can be expanded up to 1 TB with a microSD. Amazon said the battery now lasts up to 12 hours, charging via USB-C takes less than five hours.
There is also a HD version which comes with 3 GB of RAM and wireless charging. The 32 GB model starts at $ 109.99 with the 64 GB model starting at $ 139.99. Customers also get three months of Kindle Unlimited for free.
Amazon also announced a Fire HD 8 Kids. The 32GB tablet comes with a child-resistant case, adjustable stand, and a one-year subscription to the Amazon FreeTime Unlimited service set. This provides access to age-appropriate books and audio books, games and videos. There is also a two year warranty. The package costs $ 139.99.