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Amazon Fire HD 8 (2015) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Amazon Fire HD 8 (FHD8). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet.

The Amazon Fire HD 8 (FHD8) tablet released in 2015. It is powered by Mediatek MT8135 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Amazon Fire HD 8 runs on Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Po non-removable battery. It features a 8 inches IPS display with 1280 x 800 px resolution. The IPS technology is one of the most leading LCD technologies in the world.

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Amazon Fire HD 8 (FHD8) specifications

Amazon Fire HD 8 / FHD8
Brand
Amazon
Name
Fire HD 8
Type
FHD8
Launch
2015

Body

Weight
311 g
Dimensions
128 x 214 x 7.7 mm
Colors
black
blue
magenta
tangerine

System

The Amazon Fire HD 8 runs on Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but the Fire HD 8's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Chipset
Mediatek MT8135
CPU
Quad-core, Dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A15, Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU
PowerVR G6200

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 8 inches IPS capacitive touch screen with 1280 x 800 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
IPS
Size
8 inches
Resolution
1280 x 800 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The tablet's memory (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
1 GB
Internal storage
8 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

This tablet has a front camera for selfies and video calling. The main camera of the Amazon Fire HD 8 has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera. When you try to take a photo of a nearby object with an autofocusless camera, you will discover that your photo isn't very sharp.

Front camera
1 MP
Rear camera
5 MP
2592 x 1944 px
Flash
no

Connectivity

This Amazon tablet doesn't have FM radio receiver.

Mobile network
no
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
v4.0, A2DP
GPS
no
NFC
no
FM radio
no
USB
microUSB 2.0
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po non-removable battery gives the tablet a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance Lithium-Polymer battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

Type
Li-Po non-removable

Features

The tablet sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The tablets's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion.

Sensors
accelerometer
gyroscope
Specials
Fire OS

Links

Official site
https://www.amazon.com/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Amazon Fire HD 8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

Amazon Fire HD 8 (FHD8) pictures

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