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Amazon Fire HD 8" IPS 16GB Alexa-Enabled Tablet

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Overview & Details

Amazon Fire HD 8" IPS 16GB Alexa-Enabled Tablet
Entertainment just reached a new level. Compact and easy-to-use, this 8" tablet lets you stream videos, capture photos and surf the web for hours. With a speedy Quad-Core processor, the Fire OS 6 operating system and easy-to-use parental controls, the Amazon Fire is great for every family member. And of course, Alexa stands by eagerly awaiting an opportunity to help you.

What You Get

  • Fire HD 8" tablet
  • 5W Power adapter
  • USB cable
  • Quick-start guide

Good to Know
  • Actual user storage space available is typically less than stated due to preinstalled system software and programs.

  • Wi-Fi connectivity requires access to a wireless router. Wi-Fi speeds depend on various factors including the device's distance from the router as well as their compatible wireless protocols (e.g. "Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac").
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The Key Specs

Display: 8" HD display touchscreen with IPS (in-plane switching) LCD display technology and advanced polarizing filter
Resolution: 1280 x 800
Processor: Quad-Core 1.3 GHz
System Memory: 1.5GB RAM
Storage: 16GB (expandable up to 256GB with optional microSD card sold separately
Wireless: Wi-Fi dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n; Bluetooth 4.1LE

Additional Specs

Memory Card Slot: microSD, expandable up to 400GB
Audio: 3.5 mm stereo jack and integrated Dolby stereo with Atmos audio
Ports: micro USB 2.0, 3.5mm stereo headphone jack

The Basics

Colors: Black, Marine Blue, Punch Red or Canary Yellow
Model #: B0794RHPZDTV
Measurements: Tablet - Approx. 8.4"L x 5"W x 0.4"H
Weight: Approx. 13 oz.
Power: Built-in Li-Ion 4750mAh battery charges via AC/USB charger
Battery Life: Up to 10 hours (depending on usage and settings)
Country of Origin: China


Vibrant touchscreen IPS (In-Plane Switching) HD display 
  • Enjoy rich video, photos and crisp text at up to 1280 x 800 resolution
  • Enjoy movies and games in crisp, clear HD resolution with less glare and more brightness thanks to an IPS
Meet Alexa
  • Alexa provides quick access to the entertainment you want, including music, games, audiobooks and more
  • Ask her questions, check your calendar, get news, find sports scores and even control your smart home
  • Just ask to set alarms and timers, check traffic, your calendar, to-do or shopping lists and more
  • Ask for a song, artist or genre and stream directly over Wi-Fi
  • Alexa also provides voice control for Amazon Music, Pandora, TuneIn, IHeartRadio and more
  • Alexa works with devices such as lights, switches, thermostats and more from SmartThings, Insteon, Nest, ecobee and Wink 

Amazon FreeTime
  • Creates a personalized kid-friendly tablet experience 
  • Parents can create a profile for each of their children and choose which books, apps, games and videos they can access
  • Set daily limits for tablet use or restrict certain categories
  • Subscribe to Amazon FreeTime Unlimited to access more than 20,000 kid-friendly titles including books, games, educational apps, movies and TV shows

Calling and messaging
  • Ask Alexa to call almost any local number
  • Message contacts or video call friends and family who have a Fire tablet, Echo Spot, Echo Show or have installed the iOS or Android Alexa app

Quad-core processor
  • Enjoy quick and seamless access to your apps and menus
  • Ensures quick app launch times, smooth games and video and great overall performance

Front and rear cameras
  • Use the rear 2MP HD camera to grab photos and 720p videos on the go
  • Front VGA camera is ideal for selfies and video chatting with friends and family

16GB built-in and microSD memory expansion slot
  • Store and take your favorite videos, photos and music with you
  • Expand your storage by adding up to a 256GB microSD memory card
Up to 10 hours of battery life
  • Enjoy hours of reading, surfing the web, watching videos or listening to music
  • Battery life will vary based on device settings, usage and other factors such as web browsing and downloading content
  • Actual results may vary
Rugged design
  • Stands up to everyday life

Wi-Fi capable
  • Enjoy convenient wireless Internet access when connected with your wireless home router or public Wi-Fi hotspot

Fire OS 6 operating system
  • Updated user interface designed for quick access to your apps and content, plus personalized recommendations that make it easy to discover new favorites 
  • Fire OS home screen includes dedicated content pages for books, games, and apps, video, music, audiobooks and Newsstand
  • Powered by Amazon's recommendations engine, you can quickly browse new books, movies, TV shows, music, apps and games
Show Mode
  • Show Mode is a new, immersive hands-free Alexa experience for your Fire HD 8 that provides full-screen landscape visuals that complement voice responses from Alexa
  • Show Mode lets you ask Alexa to see trending news, make calls, check the weather, view camera feeds, and more - all glanceable whether you're up close or across the room
  • Show Mode is available with free software update
Perfect for parents
  • Award-winning Amazon FreeTime is built from the ground up to help give parents peace of mind when it comes to tablet use
  • Easy-to-use parental controls allow parents to create a profile for each of their children, set time limits, and give kids access to age-appropriate and curated books, apps, games, and videos
  • Amazon FreeTime is free on every Fire tablet



Amazon Fire HD 8" IPS 16GB Alexa-Enabled Tablet
6 reviews 3.5 out of 5

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  • Love It

    Perfect size, easy set up. I am a senior and find it is good quality and easy to use.

    joyce12833, IL
    Was this review helpful? 4 out of 4 found this review helpful
  • Amazon Tablet.

    The tablet ito self very nice I really like it but sending it back because you have to had a Amazon account and I don't and I don't wanted to get one .Thank you.

    cks9, IN
    Was this review helpful? 5 out of 9 found this review helpful
  • I love it

    This is such a fantastic purchase. I am disabled with limited mobility. Something as trivial as a tablet for me is nothing short of complete enjoyment. The tablet has plenty of Aps which are completely easy to use. ,I LOVE THE ALEXA COMPATIBILITY. I RELY ON ALEXA FOR MY DAILY LIVING. IT REMINDS ME OF APTS., CALLS, PURCHASING OR PAYING THINGS. I LOVE IT. THANK YOU FOR MAKING MY LIFE EASIER AND MORE ENJOYABLE.

    kaylynn12, NY
    Was this review helpful? 39 out of 39 found this review helpful
  • Amazon Fire

    I am so disappointed that out of 11 of these that I bought for my family and me, my will not even turn on. I am having to return it. Everybody else loves their Christmas gift and use it daily. They tell me how easy it is to use.

    122749linda7, NC
    Was this review helpful? 4 out of 6 found this review helpful
  • Locked 2 limited amazon apps. Disappointing

    Its disappointing it is locked into only amazon apps that amazon has selected that is very limited. I want to chose what apps I want to use on my tablet and be able to remove the apps I don't want on my tablet. Can't be done on this tablet If you want a tablet your incontrol of what app's you want, Then Don't buy this tablet. I returned it in 4 days, Tablet wasn't return back to me. I'm stuck paying for a tablet I don't have. R U really gonna do this to me HSN !

    oroville_guy, CA
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