New Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet Review for 2018 / 2019 — Same Hardware, New Software

Buy it on Amazon — (affiliate link) — Amazon’s new HD8 tablet has the same hardware as the 2017 and 2016 versions but now allows for hands-free voice control — including a special mode that has it replicate an Echo Show. See more tablets: and subscribe!

00:46 — Price and hardware overview
00:54 — «Special Offers» Advertising on lock screen
01:13 — Same hardware as last year (and the year before that)
01:46 — Display quality
02:26 — Software changes vs. 2017 version
02:42 — Alexa voice controls
03:31 — FireOS 6, Android operating system but no Google Play
04:09 — Weight
04:24 — Ports and connectors
04:34 — SD card slot supports 400 GB cards
05:41 — Battery life
06:05 — Performance: Web Browsing
07:04 — No native YouTube app
08:09 — Performance: Amazon Prime Video
08:36 — Gaming: Minecraft
09:00 — Gaming: Retro games
09:19 — Fewer free apps on Prime
09:43 — Gaming: 3DMark Slingshot Benchmark
10:07 — Echo Show Mode
11:39 — Conclusion and Final Thoughts
11:58 — Recommendations for families

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