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Amazon Fire HD 8 vs. Fire HD 10 vs. Fire – Top Specs, Performance and Features Comparison

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Amazon has focused on increasing the family of Fire tablets, bringing new models with the company’s entertainment services, so it’s kind of hard to decide which device is a better solution.

Which One Is The Lightest?

Both of the Fire HD tablets have a similar design and they measure 7.7mm in thickness. The HD 8 is obviously smaller, measuring 214 x 128mm, which results in a total weight of 311grams, while the HD 10 measures 262 x 159mm and it weights 432grams. The Amazon Fire is thicker, measuring 10.6mm, but it’s also smaller than its siblings, sporting a 7-inch screen, while it measures 191mm in height and 115mm in width, and it weights 313 grams. This model is available only in black color, the HD 10 has another white variant, while the HD 8 has four color options: black, magenta, blue and tangerine. The Fire tablet has a mono speaker, while the HD versions have dual stereo speakers and Dolby Atmos.

Which One Has A Sharper Display?

The Fire HD 8 offers a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels with 189 ppi, the Fire HD 10 comes with the same resolution, but the pixel density is dropped to 149 ppi, while the 7-inch model supports 1024 x 600 pixels and 171 ppi. Between the three tablets, the HD 8 has the most convenient image quality.

Whose Performance Is Superior?

Without any doubt, the HD models have better specs, as they are powered by a quad core 1.5GHz quad core processor which is faster than the 1.3GHz quad core processor which powers up the Amazon Fire tablet. As for the internal memory, the Fire is available in one variant with a capacity of 8GB, the HD 8 has another variant of 16GB, while the HD 10 offers variants of 16GB and 32GB. However, all three models come with microSD card slots for expansion up to 128GB.

Which Model Has Better Cameras?

Both of the Fire HD models are fitted with a 5MP rear camera, while the front facing camera supports a resolution of 720p. The Amazon Fire isn’t really recommendable for taking pictures or selfies, because the front camera is VGA, while the one on the back is also very weak, as it supports only 2MP.

All three tablets run on Fire OS 5 Bellini

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