Amazon's 32GB Fire HD 8 Tablet is only $60 today, nearly 50% off

For 48 hours only, Amazon's dropped the price of the 32GB Fire HD 8 Tablet to $60.

Credit: Amazon

If you need an affordable tablet for watching videos, reading ebooks, and casual gaming Amazon has dropped the price of the 32GB Fire HD 8 with Special Offers to $60 for 48 hours only—it’s lowest price ever. That’s nearly half off the Fire HD 8’s $110 retail price, and $30 to $40 less than what the tablet sold for during the second half of July. 

This is a great deal, especially considering the $50 starting price of the smaller Fire HD 7. Spending the extra $10 for this discounted Fire HD 8 gets you a larger, better display and quadruple the storage.

The Fire HD 8 has an 8-inch screen with 1280-by-800 resolution for a density of 189 pixels per inch, a 2 mega-pixel rear-facing camera, and a front facing VGA camera for video chat. Amazon says you can expect up to 12 hours of battery life with this tablet.

It comes with Alexa support built-in for quickly retrieving the weather, controlling smart home devices, or playing music. The Fire HD also comes with a Show Mode that turns your tablet into a hands-free Alexa device–in other words, a really cheap Echo Show clone.

If you like the idea of using the tablet as an affordable Echo Show alternative, you can also get the Fire HD 8 with a Show Mode charging stand for $100, which is only about $10 off the most recent price of $110. Note that this bundle includes the 16GB version of the tablet, however. The dock alone costs $40 so you’ll get more storage for your money if you buy the dock and the on-sale 32GB Fire HD 8 separately. 

We’re not clear on exactly when this sale ends, but it should last until sometime Friday morning or early afternoon, Pacific time.

[Today’s deal: Fire HD 8 Tablet for $60 at Amazon.]

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags Deals

Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

Ian Paul

PC World (US online)
Show Comments

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Brand Post

Bitdefender 2019

Bitdefender solutions stop attacks before they even begin! Get cybersecurity that 500 MILLION users already have and trust.

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Luke Hill

MSI GT75 TITAN

I need power and lots of it. As a Front End Web developer anything less just won’t cut it which is why the MSI GT75 is an outstanding laptop for me. It’s a sleek and futuristic looking, high quality, beast that has a touch of sci-fi flare about it.

Emily Tyson

MSI GE63 Raider

If you’re looking to invest in your next work horse laptop for work or home use, you can’t go wrong with the MSI GE63.

Laura Johnston

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin

If you can afford the price tag, it is well worth the money. It out performs any other laptop I have tried for gaming, and the transportable design and incredible display also make it ideal for work.

Andrew Teoh

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category

Louise Coady

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

The printer was convenient, produced clear and vibrant images and was very easy to use

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?