Amazon has dropped some tempting discounts on its own devices this Prime Day – most notably its Fire HD 8 and HD 10 Android-based tablets, and the only recently launched Fire HD 11 Max. They were all seriously good value anyway, but now they’re even better!
- Fire HD 8 – UK was £100, now £50 (save £50) / US was $100, now $55 (save $45)
- Fire HD 8 Plus – UK was £120, now £70 (save £50) /
US was $135, now $85 (save $50)
- Fire HD 10 – UK was £160, now £70 (save £90) / US was $165, now $90 (save $75)
- Fire HD 10 Plus –
UK was £190, now £85 (save £105)/ US was $195, now $110 (save $85)
- Fire HD 11 Max – UK was £250, now £140 (save £110) / US was $265, now $185 (save $80)
Apple and Samsung tablets tend to dominate the premium tablet space, but there’s no doubt that at the lower to middle of the tablet range, Amazon provides its rivals some formidable opposition; a budget offering for those looking for an Android-toting tablet.
The Amazon Fire HD 8 and HD 10 make up the bulk of Amazon’s tablet offering, bringing a full HD screen as well as the latest innards and of course, Alexa to boot. Compared to a standard Android tablet there is a catch — there’s no Google Play Store, which means you’re stuck with Amazon’s Appstore and its more limited selection of apps and games. However, you can install the Play Store should you really want to.
All Amazon tablets offer incredible value and these two top-end devices are no exception – as you’d expect.
Note that you can buy Fire tablets either with or without ads – these appear on your device’s lock screen but you may prefer to choose that they’re not present when you buy.
Both of these tablets boast Dolby Atmos enhanced audio, an Echo Show-style full screen Alexa mode, up to 12 hours of battery life, USB-C connectivity and octa-core 2GHz processors. They’re available in 32 or 64GB sizes and both have great reviews from other buyers on Amazon.
The Plus variants bring wireless charging support, along with extra memory for smoother multitasking. The HD 10 Plus has a smooth touch finish, while the HD 8 Plus pops a 9W power adaptor in the box.
Meanwhile, the Fire 11 Max is meant to entertain and get work done in equal measure. The 11in, 2000×1200 display is sharp enough to do justice to Full HD video content, and the optional keyboard and stylus accessories will help you stay productive.
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