Amazon has launched their latest tablet which is a 8-inch version of the Fire Tablet, it is called the Fire HD 8 Reader’s edition tablet. It comes with some additional features like Blue Shade feature along with unlimited Kindle subscription. Let us look at the specifications of the device and talk about the added features later, it sports an 8-inch HD display having resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.
The Kindle Fire HD 8 readers Edition is powered by a 1.5GHz quad core processor with 8GB of internal storage, expandable up to 128GB using microSD card. The device also has front and rear cameras, 5MP rear camera with 1080p Video Recording feature along with a 720p HD front facing camera. The company has incorporated some additional features like word runner, multi-colored highlights, Whispersync for Voice, Kindle Sharing, bookerly font and Goodreads integration.
- Display: 8-inch HD display with 1280 x 800 display
- Processor: 1.5GHz quad core processor
- Storage: 8GB of internal storage, expandable up to 128GB using microSD card
- Camera: 5MP rear camera with 1080p Video recording, 720p HD front-facing camera
- Dimensions: 7.7mm thickness
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth with support for A2DP, USB 2.0
Along with these features, Amazon is offering 1 year worth of Kindle Unlimited subscription worth $120, this lets buyers to read and listed to audio books for free for an entire year. It comes with Blue Shade feature as well which users specialized filters to limit exposure to blue light and also offers warm color filters and makes it comfortable for night time reading by decreasing the brightness to ultra-low level.
The Amazon Fire Kindle HD 8 readers Edition will be shipped from December 9th and it is up for pre-order. It comes with a rustic leather case in the box along with 1 year free Kindle subscription. It is priced at $249.99 and can be pre-ordered which will start shipping from tomorrow.