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Amazon Fire HD 8, compact multimedia tablet with fine design

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The Amazon Fire HD 8 is a compact multimedia tablet thought of main way to consume the contents of Amazon. This equipment comes to market with other proposals such as the Amazon Kindle Fire or the Amazon Fire HD 10 to complete the offer of the US company for Christmas.

Amazon Fire HD 8

In this case, this is a 8-inch model size, 16:10 widescreen format and a clear commitment by the colors with up to four different shades in black, orange, blue and pink. In addition, its wide appeal is direct access to the content of Amazon with more than 38 million different titles from movies, series episodes, apps or books. The Amazon Fire HD 8 make its first appearance in the United States next September 30 for a starting price of $150.

The new tablet from Amazon is the compromise proposal between a very cheap deal as the 7-inch Kindle Fire (60 euro) and the larger Fire HD 10 model. This device is committed to a panel of IPS type with size of 8 inch and resolution of 1,280 x 800 pixels, which offers a density of 189 dots per inch. This is not a very powerful level of detail, especially when it comes to deal with movies and videos in high quality. And it’s a shame because this device incorporates Dolby Atmos technology in its speakers to create an experience much more immersive sound. This technology has developed especially in rooms of cinema up to the date, although it has begun to reach different consumer equipment. By the way, using an IPS panel favors some viewing angles up to 178 degree both horizontally and vertically.

In terms of design, one of the main attractions that comes this tablet is its clear commitment to color. The Amazon Fire HD 8 will be available in four different colors: black, orange, pink and blue. Moreover, this is combined with good fineness 7.7 millimeters that has nothing to envy the big launches market with a weight of 311 grams. To enhance this device, it has a quad-core processor with a speed of 1.5 GHz per core and a memory of 1 GB RAM.

All to run the operating system based on Android Fire OS 5 Bellini. This platform is designed for primary way to enjoy the universe of content that brings Amazon, with a large collection of books, movies, applications or games. In addition, users who have contracted the Amazon Premium service will enjoy a tool that automatically downloads the latest episodes and movies to their computer when not in use, so that the user always has something new to see even when not connected to the net.

Storage of the Amazon Fire HD 8 up to 8 GB or 16 GB depending on configuration. In either case it is possible to expand the space by means of a MicroSD card up to 128 GB. In the multimedia section, must make use of a rear 5 megapixel camera with ability to record video in 1.080p with a front camera for 720 p. Meanwhile, the big news in the field of connections is the compatibility of Fire HD 8 with the WiFi AC Protocol, which achieves greater speed and connection stability. The autonomy of this model up to the eight hours of use. Amazon will start selling the Fire HD 8 in the United States starting next September 30th for a price of $150.