Fire HD 8 is fast and responsive, with a vibrant 8” HD display, 2X the storage, 2 GB of RAM, and 30% faster performance thanks to the new 2.0 GHz quad-core processor. Stream movies, watch videos, or play games with the enhanced wifi. Enjoy downloaded content all day with the 12-hour battery life. USB-C for easier charging when you need to power back up.
Enjoy endless entertainment: Millions of movies, TV episodes, apps, eBooks, and songs—plus games you can play distraction-free in Game Mode. Stream and download videos from Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+, and SHOWTIME or make video calls on apps like Zoom.
Alexa connects you to the information, entertainment, and people who matter most—with just your voice. Ask to play videos and music, open apps, check the weather, access compatible smart home devices, call or message almost anyone, and much more.
Just say “Alexa”—even when the tablet screen is asleep on standby. Alexa and Fire HD 8 are designed to protect your privacy. For example, you can view and delete your voice recordings or use the Alexa Hands-Free Mode on/off toggle at any time.
With Amazon Kids (FreeTime), parents can create child profiles to limit screen time, set educational goals, and manage content with easy-to-use parental controls. Amazon Kids is free on every Fire tablet—or subscribe to Amazon Kids+ (FreeTime Unlimited) to access over 20,000 kid-friendly titles.
Designed by Amazon, the slim, form-fitting case with built-in stand allows for hands-free viewing in landscape and portrait orientations.
The cover remains securely closed at home or on the go with a magnetic closure. Easy access to buttons, ports, and cameras.
8” high-definition touchscreen; 1280 x 800 resolution at 189 ppi, HD video playback, with IPS (in-plane switching) technology
8.0” x 5.4” x 0.4” (202 x 137 x 9.7 mm)
12.5 oz (355 g) Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process
CPU & RAM
Quad-core 2.0 GHz with 2 GB of RAM
32 GB (24.8 GB available to user) or 64 GB (55.6 GB available to user) of internal storage. Add microSD card for up to 1 TB of additional storage. Some apps may require that they are installed on internal storage. App or feature updates may impact available storage.
Up to 12 hours of reading, browsing the web, watching video, and listening to music. Battery life will vary based on device settings, usage, and other factors such as web browsing and downloading content. Certain software features or apps may reduce battery life.
Fully charge in under 5 hours using the USB-C cable and 5W power adapter included in the box. Fully charge in under 4 hours with 9W adapter (sold separately), and under 3 hours with 15W adapter and USB type C to C cable (adapter and cable sold separately).
Dual-band wifi. Supports public and private wifi networks or hotspots that use the dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n/ac standards with support for WEP, WPA, and WPA2 security using password authentication; does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) wifi networks. Wifi 6 (802.11 ax) is not currently supported.
USB-C (2.0) connector for charging; microSD slot for external storage.
3.5 mm stereo jack and integrated speaker; external volume controls
Accelerometer, ambient light sensors
2 MP front- and rear-facing cameras with 720p HD video recording
Location-based services via wifi
Black, Twilight Blue, Plum, White
Built-in Bluetooth 5.0 LE with support for A2DP compatible stereo headphones, speakers, microphone, and LE accessories
VoiceView screen reader enables access to the vast majority of Fire tablet features for users who are blind or visually impaired using text-to-speech or a connected refreshable braille display. Screen magnifier enables viewers to zoom in and out, and pan around the screen. Fire tablets also include accessibility settings for Closed Captioning, Font Size, High Contrast Text, Color Inversion, Color Correction, and Convert Stereo to Mono audio. (Captions are not available for all content.) Accessibility for Fire tablets
Warranty and service
90-day limited warranty and service included. Optional 1-year, 2-year, and 3-year extended warranty available for U.S. customers sold separately. Use of Fire HD 8 tablet is subject to Amazon's Conditions of Use and these terms.
Included in the box
Fire HD 8 tablet, USB-C (2.0) cable, 5W power adapter, and Quick Start Guide
10th generation - 2020 release