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Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018) review

Key features
  • 8.0-inches
  • Fire
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The Amazon Fire HD 8 is part of the online retail giant’s popular budget tablet range. It sits in the middle of the smaller 7-inch and larger 10-inch options, and is the newest device in the line-up at the time of writing. Is this cheap slate a budget no-brainer or are there too many compromises to make it worthwhile? Our full lab test reveals all.

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  • What is it?
  • What’s it like to use?
  • What are the screen and speakers like?
  • How long does the battery last?
  • Should I buy it?
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We have tested 52 tablets and found that there are 1 Don't Buys and 17 Best Buys.
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