31points

Amazon Fire HD 8

57points

Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)

Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
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Amazon Fire HD 8 vs Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)

Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)

Why is Amazon Fire HD 8 better than Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)?

  • 44g lighter
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    311gvs355g
  • 2mm thinner
    ?

    7.7mmvs9.7mm
  • 2.5x more megapixels (main camera)
    ?

    5MPvs2MP
  • Has an IPS screen
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  • 9mm shorter
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    128mmvs137mm
  • Has a gyroscope
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  • 21.43% less body volume
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    210.92cm³vs268.4378cm³

Why is Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) better than Amazon Fire HD 8?

  • 33.33% faster CPU speed
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    4 x 2GHzvs4 x 1.5GHz
  • 1GB more RAM memory
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    2GBvs1GB
  • 48GB more internal storage
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    64GBvs16GB
  • Supports widgets
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  • Supports 64-bit
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  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
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    5vs4
  • Supports fast charging
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  • Has offline voice recognition
    ?

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

Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) 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

Design

1.weight

311g

355g

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

7.7mm

9.7mm

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.Stylus included
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.
4.height

128mm

137mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.width

214mm

202mm

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

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

189ppi

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

8"

8"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.has an IPS screen
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
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.
6.has a touch screen
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 1.5GHz

4 x 2GHz (MediaTek MT8168)

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

2GB

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 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
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

64GB

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.
5.Supports 64-bit
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) (MediaTek MT8168)
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.
6.Has integrated LTE
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) (MediaTek MT8168)
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

5MP

2MP

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.megapixels (front camera)

2MP

2MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.has a flash
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
4.has a built-in HDR mode
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
5.has a CMOS sensor
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
6.has a front camera
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
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 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.Has a radio
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
5.Has dedicated media keys
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

Battery

1.Supports fast charging
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has wireless charging
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
5.charge time

6h

5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.has a removable battery
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.has an HDMI output
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
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.
3.Supports widgets
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) (Android 9.0 Pie)
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
4.has NFC
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
5.is a multi-user system
Amazon Fire HD 8 (Fire OS 4.0)
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) (Android 9.0 Pie)
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.
6.The browser has word wrap
Amazon Fire HD 8 (Fire OS 4.0)
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) (Android 9.0 Pie)
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

Miscellaneous

1.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) (Android 9.0 Pie)
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.

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
walmart logo
$8.49

Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) 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

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