Amazon is having a massive sale on Fire tablets — here's why shoppers love them

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Amazon is having a sale on Fire tablets. (Photos via Amazon)
Amazon is having a sale on Fire tablets. (Photos via Amazon)

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When it comes to portable, multipurpose technology, nothing beats a tablet. They're ideal for surfing the web, playing games and even streaming your favourite movies and TV shows on the go.

Amazon Canada's latest deal offers shoppers the chance to save 27 per cent on a Fire HD 8 Tablet — which is currently on sale for $80. Whether you're looking for a new gadget to take back-to-school, or are simply looking to upgrade your current tablet to something faster, Amazon's latest deal is one you won't want to miss.

Read on to find out why shoppers have dubbed this tablet "an amazing purchase," plus more tablets to shop from the sale below.

Save 27%: Fire HD 8 tablet, 8"

Fire HD 8 tablet, 8
Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" (Photo via Amazon)

$80 $110 at Amazon

The details

This item is your all-in-one tool for staying connected no matter where you are. Amazon's Appstore allows you to enjoy millions of movies, TV shows, songs, books, apps, games and more, which can be downloaded straight to your tablet for offline use.

Seamlessly connect to social media and enjoy high-quality display with two built-in cameras. This tablet even offers up to 12 hours of battery life, so you don't have to worry about mid-day charges.

Available in blue or black, you can shop the Fire HD 8 tablet in 32GB on sale for $80, and if you need more storage you can also shop it in a 64GB model for $110 (originally $140).

Fire HD 8 tablet, 8
Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" (Photo via Amazon)

$80 $110 at Amazon

What shoppers are saying

Out of more than 8,000 ratings, shoppers have given this tablet a solid 4.3-star rating. People love how durable and fast it is, especially for the price.

"It loads stuff super quick," writes one shopper, who also adds that it "works well" for both her 10-year-old son as well as her husband.

Another customer was "super impressed" by the tablet's ability to stand up to daily use, saying: "I've dropped it many times but it works great."

This item "also works well for e-books" and simply browsing the internet as an "affordable, portable, and lightweight option," according to another reviewer.

Fire HD 8 tablet, 8
Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" (Photo via Amazon)

$80 $110 at Amazon

However, some shoppers warn that it can be a bit slow to load certain apps like Netflix and YouTube if you have an unstable internet connection.

Other users noted that they were "not a fan" of the Amazon interface, which runs like an Android device, but doesn't allow for as many modifications.

The verdict

If you're been looking for a tablet that delivers high-quality display but doesn't break the bank, you may want to consider the Fire HD 8 Tablet.

Shoppers say it's an excellent choice for someone who wants to read e-books or browse the internet, while also connecting to social media and streaming apps.

This tablet not peaking your interest? Fear not. Shop three more models from the sale below!

Save 21%: Fire 7 Tablet, 7"

Fire 7 Tablet, 7
Fire 7 Tablet, 7" (Photo via Amazon)

This tablet allows you to enjoy up to seven hours of continuous reading, web browsing and music. How great is that?

$55 $70 at Amazon

Save 20%: Fire HD 10 tablet, 10.1"

Fire HD 10 tablet, 10.1
Fire HD 10 tablet, 10.1" (Photo via Amazon)

According to the item's description, this item is "thinner and lighter than the previous generation," with a screen made from ultra-strong aluminosilicate glass.

$160 $200 at Amazon

Save 13%: All-new Fire 7 tablet, 7”

All-new Fire 7 tablet, 7” (Photo via Amazon)
All-new Fire 7 tablet, 7” (Photo via Amazon)

This new model allows you to Zoom call, read books, and stream your favourite shows and movies instantly. With an up to 30% faster quad-core processor, you're going to want to scoop up this tablet while you can!

$70 $80 at Amazon

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