26points

Amazon Fire HD 7

31points

Amazon Fire HD 8

Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 8
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Amazon Fire HD 7 vs Amazon Fire HD 8

Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 8

Why is Amazon Fire HD 7 better than Amazon Fire HD 8?

  • 14.29% higher pixel density
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    216ppivs189ppi
  • 23mm narrower
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    191mmvs214mm
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1

Why is Amazon Fire HD 8 better than Amazon Fire HD 7?

  • 14.29% bigger screen size
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    8"vs7"
  • Has an external memory slot
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  • 26g lighter
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    311gvs337g
  • 2.9mm thinner
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    7.7mmvs10.6mm
  • 2.5x more megapixels (main camera)
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    5MPvs2MP
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • 18.61% less body volume
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    210.92cm³vs259.1488cm³

Price comparison

Amazon Fire HD 8

Buy used:

$54.99

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display,...All-new Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, designed for portable entertainment, Black
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$54.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet, 8...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case
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$79.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Plus tablet, HD displa...All-new Fire HD 8 Plus tablet, HD display, 32 GB, our best 8" tablet for portable entertainment, Slate
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$74.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 10 Tablet (10.1" 1080p full HD d...Fire HD 10 Tablet (10.1" 1080p full HD display, 32 GB) – Black – Without Ads
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$94.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet – 10.1” 1...Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet – 10.1” 1080p full HD display, 32 GB, Purple Kid-Proof Case
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$129.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire 7 tablet (7" display, 32 GB) - Blac...Fire 7 tablet (7" display, 32 GB) - Black
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$59.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-pack, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue/Pink Kid-Proof Case
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$159.98
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-pack, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue/Purple Kid-Proof Case
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$159.98
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-pack, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Pink/Purple Kid-Proof Case
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$159.98
Amazon Fire HD 8 walmartFire HD 8 Case, Allytech PU Leather Smar...Fire HD 8 Case, Allytech PU Leather Smart Case w/Auto Sleep Wake Stylus Pen Folio Cover for Amazon Fire HD 8 7th Gen 2017 Release & 6th Gen Release 2016 & 8th Gen 2018 Release, White Magnolias
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$8.49

Design

1.weight

337g

311g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

10.6mm

7.7mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.height

128mm

128mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.width

191mm

214mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.volume

259.15cm³

210.92cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.

Display

1.resolution

1280 x 800px

1280 x 800px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density

216ppi

189ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

7"

8"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has an IPS screen
Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 8
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.
5.has a touch screen
Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 8
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 1.5GHz

4 x 1.5GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

1GB

1GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 8
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.internal storage

16GB

16GB

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

2MP

5MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
3.has a front camera
Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 8
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 8
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 8
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 8
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 8
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.charge time

6h

6h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 8
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
2.is a multi-user system
Amazon Fire HD 7 (Fire OS 4.0)
Amazon Fire HD 8 (Fire OS 4.0)
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.
3.The browser has word wrap
Amazon Fire HD 7 (Fire OS 4.0)
Amazon Fire HD 8 (Fire OS 4.0)
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
4.Is free and open source
Amazon Fire HD 7 (Fire OS 4.0)
Amazon Fire HD 8 (Fire OS 4.0)
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
5.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
6.has a gyroscope
Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 8
A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

Price comparison

Amazon Fire HD 8

Buy used:

$54.99

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display,...All-new Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, designed for portable entertainment, Black
Amazon logo
$54.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet, 8...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$79.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Plus tablet, HD displa...All-new Fire HD 8 Plus tablet, HD display, 32 GB, our best 8" tablet for portable entertainment, Slate
Amazon logo
$74.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 10 Tablet (10.1" 1080p full HD d...Fire HD 10 Tablet (10.1" 1080p full HD display, 32 GB) – Black – Without Ads
Amazon logo
$94.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet – 10.1” 1...Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet – 10.1” 1080p full HD display, 32 GB, Purple Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$129.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire 7 tablet (7" display, 32 GB) - Blac...Fire 7 tablet (7" display, 32 GB) - Black
Amazon logo
$59.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-pack, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue/Pink Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$159.98
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-pack, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue/Purple Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$159.98
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet 2-pack, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Pink/Purple Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$159.98
Amazon Fire HD 8 walmartFire HD 8 Case, Allytech PU Leather Smar...Fire HD 8 Case, Allytech PU Leather Smart Case w/Auto Sleep Wake Stylus Pen Folio Cover for Amazon Fire HD 8 7th Gen 2017 Release & 6th Gen Release 2016 & 8th Gen 2018 Release, White Magnolias
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$8.49

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