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Fire HD 8, the next All-new generation of our best-reviewed Fire tablet ever–with up to 12 hours of battery life, a vibrant 8″ HD display, and Dolby Audio–made for all day entertainment.

Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa, 8″ HD Display, 16 GB, Black – with Special Offers, Engineered by Amazon

We are Fast and responsive for the all-new Fire HD 8 Tablet

Enjoy your entertainment with a fast 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. Fire HD 8 offers 50% more RAM than Fire 7 for faster performance.

Vibrant HD display

Fire HD 8 features a 1280 x 800 high-definition display with over a million pixels (189 ppi) and a bright, vivid picture. Enjoy movies and games in a crisp, clear HD resolution, with less glare and more brightness thanks to a stunning IPS (in-plane-switching) LCD display.

No more worrying about storage space

With 2X more internal storage than Fire 7, Fire HD 8 comes standard with 16 GB. Expand your tablet’s storage by up to 256 GB using a microSD card, and keep photos, movies, and compatible games and apps with you. Plus enjoy free unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content and photos taken with your Fire tablet.

Power when you need it

Now with up to 12 hours of mixed-use battery life, Fire HD 8 gives you the flexibility to go where the day takes you.

Capture life’s moments

Fire HD 8 features a 2 MP rear-facing camera for taking photos or shooting 720p video. The front-facing VGA camera is perfect for Skype calls with friends and family.

Stands up to everyday life

Amazon engineers Fire tablets to hold up against everyday life. As measured in tumble tests, Fire HD 8 is more durable than the latest iPad and 2x more durable than iPad mini 4 (and costs a lot less too).

Designed for Entertainment


Choose from millions of Kindle eBook and magazine titles that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. Over 1 million titles are priced at $2.99 or less. Or read as much as you want with a Kindle Unlimited subscription for just $9.99 a month. Connect with the largest online community of book lovers on Goodreads.

Read comfortably at night with Blue Shade, an exclusive Fire OS feature that automatically adjusts and optimizes the backlight for a more comfortable nighttime reading experience.


Enjoy all your favorite movies and TV shows on Amazon Video, Netflix, HBO NOW, Sling TV, and more. Discover hundreds of thousands of TV episodes and movies, plus fling Amazon Video content to your TV using Second Screen. Enhance your video experience with features you only get from Amazon, including On Deck for watching videos anywhere, ASAP for fast video streaming, and X-Ray to go behind the scenes of your favorite movies and TV shows while you watch.

Watch downloaded videos anywhere with a Prime membership, Netflix plan, or Showtime subscription —on a plane, on vacation, in the car, or wherever you don’t have a wireless connection.


Fire tablets feature instant access to over 600,000 of the most popular free and best-selling games, social media, premium TV and movie provider apps, and so much more. Choose from top titles including Candy Crush Saga, Township, Mobile Strike, and more.


With millions of songs from thousands of artists, the Amazon Digital Music Store brings all your favorite music to your fingertips. Music you buy on your Fire tablet is saved to Your Music Library for free, and you can play or download it anytime.

Unlock more music with Amazon Music Unlimited, just $7.99 per month for Prime members ($9.99 per month for non-Prime members).

Audible offers more than 180,000 titles in audiobooks, including best sellers, romances, thrillers, and much more.

Meet Alexa

Alexa on Fire tablets

Alexa provides quick access to the entertainment you want, including music, games, audiobooks, and more. You can also ask Alexa questions, check your calendar, get news, find sports scores, and even control your smart home. All you have to do is press and ask.

One press. Millions of possibilities.

When connected to Wi-Fi simply press the home button for one second then ask. Alexa will respond to you and will even show visual responses to certain questions.

Everyday made easier

Alexa on Fire tablets helps make everyday easier. Just press and ask to set alarms and timers, check traffic, your calendar, to-do or shopping lists, and more. You can order millions of items with your voice, such as household and personal care products.

Be entertained

Whether you’re looking for your favorite playlist or need a quick joke, you can ask Alexa. Just press and ask for a song, artist or genre, and stream directly over Wi-Fi. Alexa also provides voice control for Amazon Music, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, and more.

Stay informed

Now you can ask Alexa a question and get an immediate voice response. When you press and ask, Alexa can pull up your Flash Briefing, Wikipedia articles, news, sports scores, and more.

Voice control your smart home

Alexa works with devices such as lights, switches, thermostats, and more from SmartThings, Insteon, Nest, ecobee, and Wink. Switch on the lamp before getting out of bed, turn on the fan or change the temperature on your thermostat while reading in your favorite chair, or dim the lights from the couch to watch a movie—just press and ask.

The best of Prime

Try Prime free for a month

If you haven’t tried Amazon Prime in the past, we’ll give you a 30-day free trial. Experience what millions of members already enjoy—unlimited streaming of thousands of hit movies and TV episodes, ad-free access to over a million songs, over a thousand Kindle books, and Free Two-Day Shipping on millions of items

Unlimited reading on any device

Prime Reading gives you unlimited access to over a thousand books, current magazines, comics, Kindle Singles, and more. With any device – including your phone, tablet, or Kindle – you can read however you want, whenever you want.

Stream thousands of movies and TV episodes with Prime Video

With Amazon Prime, members enjoy unlimited streaming of thousands of movies and TV episodes at no additional cost, including award-winning Amazon Original series Transparent, top HBO shows like True Blood, Girls, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

No Wi-Fi, no problem—Prime Video downloads

Exclusive to Prime members, download thousands of Prime Video movies and TV episodes. Watch downloaded videos anywhere—on a plane, on vacation, in the car, or wherever you don’t have a wireless connection. Prime Video offers offline viewing at no additional cost.

Over 2 million songs free with Amazon Music

Prime Music is a benefit of your Amazon Prime Membership, featuring a growing selection of 2 million songs, always ad-free and on-demand. Unlock more music with Amazon Music Unlimited, just $7.99 per month for Prime members.

Add HBO, SHOWTIME and more to Prime

With Amazon Channels, Prime members can also subscribe to over 100 premium and specialty channels like HBO and SHOWTIME to add and stream—no cable or satellite subscription necessary. Prime members can subscribe to any or all of these channels with a free trial.

Customer Reviews

Kindle Fire HD8

2,404 helpful votes
 on July 6, 2017
By Jane Johnson, Reviewer
This is the first Amazon Kindle Fire that I have owned. I have always one for other options thinking that the Kindle Fire was not what I wanted. I was very, very wrong. This next generation of tablets are amazing!

Insanely good budget tablet

2,560 helpful votes
 on June 10, 2017
All right so I was scrolling through the reviews and read some pretty ridiculous reasons to not give this tablet five stars. One such was that the tablet weighed a whole 3 oz more and that resulted in a 3 star review. Let me start off by saying if that is the reason for giving a crap review that is ridiculous. It says the tablet weight depends on the manufacturing. The other funny one is that someone is upset with the “special offers” on the front screen. That’s why you get a cheap and good tablet. It even says in the discription that there will be ads on the lock screen. It takes a second to swipe up and unlock the screen. So the bad reviews are just reviews by people looking to nit-pick.

This tablet is AMAZING!

2,142 helpful votes
 on June 10, 2017
By Adam
First, let me say that this is my first Fire tablet. I’ve previously had either iPad’s or Android tablets. I was skeptical at first because I’ve generally only liked iPad’s, but I decided to give it a try and I’m glad I did. I paid full price for this product and am not being compensated in any manner to post this review.

Fantastic tablet for the price

674 helpful votes
 on June 19, 2017
By AlphaKryptonyte
Let me start by saying I purchased this item from my local Best Buy store for the same price here on Amazon (plus tax) but I feel that more people read Amazon reviews so I wanted to leave my review here. Now, I didn’t expect this to be an amazing tablet, but people were generally saying it was snappy enough. I wanted a media tablet. Something I could use late at night to watch YouTube videos or an episode of my favorite show while laying in bed. I also like it for online shopping so I don’t have to hold a laptop but am not looking at my phone screen.

I had low expectations, but I was pleasantly surprised.

1,365 helpful votes
 on June 10, 2017
By ktollstam
I had low expectations, but I was pleasantly surprised. But, keep in mind that this is not an iPad or typical Android tablet. This is an Amazon media and shopping machine. It is well built, has good battery life, reasonably fast and responsive, dual band wifi, SD card slot, decent display and so-so camera. No tablet is going to give you awesome sound, but I was surprised at how well the two speakers sound on this tablet. No tablet it going to give you a great camera, and this tablet is probably on the lower end of the spectrum – it works, but it won’t be your go-to camera for important shots. This tablet excels at playing Amazon content – music and video. It is a great reader, although a little heavy compared to a Kindle device. It makes shopping easy – perhaps too easy. The OS is based on Android, but don’t look for Google Play or Google apps in general – this is nothing like an Android tablet. Finally, you can’t beat the price. I think Amazon wants to get these in the hands of as many people as possible. I would have given this 4.5 stars if that option was available. I didn’t give it 5 stars only because it is not a general purpose tablet. This is a dramatic improvement over the Fire 7. The integration of Alexa is flawless and works very well – depends on whether or not you have an Echo and on how you feel about that product. I have an Echo and find it useful (not essential but useful). I find myself using Alexia on this tablet more than I thought I would.

Great value for the price, I’m pleased

840 helpful votes
 on June 15, 2017
By Amazon Customer
So happy with my new fire and I wish I had bought more! Some of the PROS of this tablet are it has Alexa, Memory expansion slot, and a nice size. At 8 inches it is the perfect size to take on the go and Ebook . It is a little thicker than some of the more expensive tablets on the market but because of this it seems more durable especially for kids. The apps and games seem to run smoothly and the colors are good on screen. I install the Google Play store and Connect to the google play store to download apps is easy, like youtube. Without the Google Play store you will stuck with the Amazon store and apps.

I love the fire tablets

346 helpful votes
 on June 15, 2017
By Becca Marie
I love the fire tablets.

From Fire HDX 7" to the All-New Fire HD 8"

229 helpful votes
 on June 9, 2017
By JPMass
So far I’m really enjoying the new Fire HD 8″. This is my first Fire tablet since the HDX 7″ so being on the latest Fire OS is really nice. Finally I no longer have to use the carousal UI that I always found bothersome. And I can change the wallpaper! Simple things but nice to finally have. Of course, this comes with some trade-offs.

Love this tablet!

114 helpful votes
 on June 16, 2017
By roxy
I bought the Fire 7 for my kids this past Christmas and I got a decent feel of the tablet. I did a lot of research on it because I wanted to get my kids something that was reliable, fun and family (read: child) friendly. I did the setting up for them and after them playing with Fire OS after a few days, they got bored of it so I side-loaded the Google Play store and they had a wider range of options and they fell in love with it again. I then bought myself the Fire HD 8 not even a month later. The 2016 version was good enough for me. I already owned the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 so with the MAJOR price difference, I knew what I was getting into as far as the resolution and the limitations a $90 tablet has compared to a high range device.

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