What kind of tablet you want to buy will depend a lot on what you want to use it for. Some tablets are practically mini-laptops in their right, being able to effortlessly launch productivity apps and even do some light gaming. But these sorts of tablets are expensive, and they don’t feel quite right without an expensive keyboard cover as well. If you’re just looking for something to watch or read with during a commute, you don’t need to pay several hundred dollars for a tablet. For that, something like the Fire HD 8 tablet will work better for you.
Normally, the Fire HD 8 is $90, which is a bit steep, but the tablet regularly goes on sale, especially during this time of the year. Right now, you can grab yourself this Amazon tablet for just $55, as part of Alexa’s Birthday Deals. Available in Black, Plum, Twilight Blue, and White, the Fire HD 8 is a simple tablet designed to get all of your portable entertainment all in one place. Whether it’s reading books with the Kindle app, watching shows or streaming music, this tablet is able to do that all, without all the bells and whistles of more expensive tablets.
Some people have issues with the Fire tablet’s UI, but don’t worry, as there is an easy solution for that. With a price like this and a simple workaround available, what are you waiting for?
The Fire 8 HD isn’t the only tablet on sale for Alexa’s birthday, either. The Fire 10 HD is also on sale, down to $80. It’s up to you whether the new model is worth an extra $25, though. If you’re looking for something for the kiddo in your life, the Fire 7 Kids Edition is only $60, and would make a fantastic holiday gift. These are plenty more Amazon devices are part of this limited-time sale, so if you’re looking to get some holiday shopping done early, don’t delay!
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