The Amazon Fire tablet your kid needs is back to an all-time low

Amazon has slashed the price of the Fire HD 8 tablet to $50.


If you've been frantically trying to figure out how you're going to entertain and educate your kids while schools are closed for the coronavirus, Amazon has the solution you're looking for: The Fire HD 8 with 16GB of onboard storage is just $50 today, down from the $80 MSRP and matching the all-time low.

The Fire HD 8 features an 8-inch display with 1280-by-800 resolution at 189ppi. For storage, there’s the aforementioned 16GB of onboard memory, as well as a microSD slot that can support up to another 400GB. Additionally, it has 1.5GB of RAM and a pair of 2MP cameras (one on the front and one on the back), and Amazon promises up to 10 hours of battery life. It also has hands-free Alexa support and comes in four vibrant colors.

The Fire HD 8 is a versatile tablet that can run all your favorite apps, offers easy access to Amazon products, including Kindlle Unlimited, Amazon Music Unlimited, and Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, an all-in-one subscription that combines books, games, educational apps, movies, and TV shows for kids for $2.99 a month. Speaking of kids, Amazon is also selling the Fire 7 Kids Edition for an alll-time low price of $60, which includes Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a "kid-proof case," and a 2-year worry-free guarantee.

[Today’s deal: 16GB Fire HD 8 for $50 on Amazon]

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