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If you’ve read every book, watched every movie and played every game you own, then you really need a new form of entertainment to keep you occupied. And one of the best ways to fight off boredom while sheltering-in-place is with a tablet to call your very own.
Luckily, the all-new Amazon Fire HD 8 is on sale for just $60, or $30 off at Amazon. Although it was only released at the beginning of June, it’s currently the cheapest price we’ve ever seen. But act fast—the deal ends at midnight.
The Fire HD 8 is one of Amazon’s most wallet-friendly tablets and a great Apple iPad alternative because of its brilliant eight-inch HD display, a lightweight and compact design and affordable price.
For 2020, the latest Fire HD 8 tablet features a sleeker new look, up to 30 percent faster speeds than previous models with a zippier processor, quicker charging with its USB-C port built-in (not featured on the last version) and 12 hours of battery life per charge instead of 10 hours. It also features 2GB of memory paired with 32GB of on-board storage, which is expandable up to a whopping 1TB via microSD card.
The mini tablet seamlessly works with Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Music, as well as hundreds of social media apps, games and more. Trust us, you’ll be spending a lot of time watching The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and The Man in the High Castle on this ultra-portable HD beauty.
“This HD 8 boots up extremely fast. The screen movement is very smooth,” wrote a delighted tablet user. “I own an HD 10 but I like this better because the size makes it easier to hold and maneuver. It is much lighter than the 10. I had a concern about the sound quality before receiving it but the sound quality is very good. The charge time is fast and the battery holds charge for a long time. Because of all these positives I will be using this tablet over my 10 on my next trip. I really like this tablet.”
So whenever you feel like you need a moment or two to yourself, find an empty room in your home or jump inside of a closet and play Word Crossy until your sanity comes back. “I love my new HD8,” shared a five-star Amazon shopper. “I read books, lots of magazines each month, do my email, do Internet searches for research and am addicted to the Word Crossy game. It operates faster than my old one. Its battery life is way longer than my old one, too. I spend hours on my tablet every day. I don't have to stop to charge, and charging is way faster too. Screen quality is tops.”
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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