Amazon unveils new Fire 8 tablets for all the family - and you can pre-order now

Everything you need to know about Amazon's new Fire 8 Tablet range. (Amazon)
Everything you need to know about Amazon's new Fire 8 Tablet range. (Amazon)

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Amazon has revealed updated versions of its award-winning (and highly rated) Fire tablets.

The new Fire 8 range, which has three new models: Fire 8, Fire 8 Plus and Fire 8 Kids Edition, comes with a whole host of new features including larger memory and longer battery life.

The Android-powered device is designed to make the most of Amazon content. From shopping with your Prime membership, to access to thousands of movies and TV shows on Prime Video and reading eBooks purchased through Kindle.

Designed for portable entertainment, you can also enjoy all your favourite apps on the tablet like BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Disney+, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

You can also stream workouts, make video calls on apps like Skype and Zoom and play a range of games - making it an ideal new addition to any household at the moment.

The new devices have been created with the entire family in mind - and with prices ranging from £89.99 to £139.99 - the tablet is still a much more affordable choice than Apple’s iPad, the latest edition of which will set you back £969.

The new generation of tablets have faster performance, 32GB of internal storage and up to 12 hours of battery life.

Although the new devices won’t be released until June 3, 2020 you can pre-order yours now.

Pre-order the all-new Fire 8 Tablet

Fire HD 8 | £89.99 from Amazon

Being the most affordable model at £89.99, the device has all your usual tablet functions, which you can carry out on a 8” HD display.

It also comes with Alexa functions and 2 MP front- and rear-facing cameras with 720p HD video recording.

Fire HD 8 Plus | £109.99 from Amazon

If you want a more enhanced experience, the Fire HD Plus comes with 3GB of RAM, hassle-free wireless charging and memory that is expandable by up to 1 TB.

For a limited time only you will also get three months of Kindle Unlimited included.

Fire HD 8 Kids Edition | £139.99 from Amazon

The updated Kids edition comes with 20% longer battery life, as well as a kid-proof case with built-in stand.

Amazon Fire for Kids is free on every Fire tablet, which gives you access to thousands of child-friendly books, videos, games and apps.