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It has barely been two and a half months since Amazon introduced a new generation of Fire HD 8 tablets with upgraded hardware and features, and they are already on sale. Rather than looking at spending $89.99 and up, which is a relatively affordable starting price for a tablet, today's crop of deals drops the cost of entry to just $59.99. Affordability is what the Fire HD 8 family hangs it hat on, making them excellent budget alternatives to Apple's iPad mini. Sure, it is a bit of an apples to oranges (and Apple to Android) comparison, with different platforms, ecosystems, and performance levels between the two. However, the aggressive pricing on the Fire HD 8 line raises the question of whether... Read more...
Amazon's entry into the home brewed hardware space has resulted in some competitively priced products with tantalizing features. It's been an interesting ride up to this point, and it just got more intriguing with the introduction of three "all-new" Android tablets, including the Fire HD 8, Fire HD Plus, and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition. The allure of the Fire HD 8 line is relative affordability. Whereas you're looking at spending $399.99 and up on Apple's iPad mini (barring a sale), the latest generation Fire HD 8 starts at $89.99. Apples and oranges to an extent (or Apple and Android), as we're looking at two different platforms and ecosystems, and different performance levels. But in terms of affordability,... Read more...