Amazon has finally updated Fire HD 8 with some more refreshing look and fast speed. The new updates from Amazon are welcomed by the public around the world. There were no updates from Fire HD 8 over the last years. Amazon also announced a new model Fire HD 8 Plus model with more speed and Qi wireless charging.
All three editions from Amazon, Fire HD 8, Fire HD 8 Plus, Fire HD 8 Kids edition share the same screen size of 8-inch 1280 x 800. However, the design is a bit slicker now. One of the best features is its speed which is due to 2 GHz quad-core MediaTek 8168 chips which makes it faster than the previous version. The new update also supports USB-C and 32GB of internal storage. You can boost the internal storage to 1TB with the help of a microSD card. The RAM is updated to 2GB from 1.5GB in the previous version.
The battery life of the Fire HD 8 is the same as last year. However, you can charge the battery faster than before. The battery life is around 12 hours.