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Fire sale: Snag Amazon's Fire HD 8 tablet for just $60 (40% off)

Amazon has discounted its Fire HD 8, Fire HD 8 Plus, Fire HD 8 Kids and Kids Pro, Fire 7 Kids, and Fire HD 10 tablets. Here's what they all cost now.
Written by Elyse Betters Picaro, Managing Editor

Amazon is offering deep discounts across its Fire tablet lineup -- and the new prices are the lowest I've seen since the holidays. For instance, the latest Fire HD 8 tablet is on sale for $60, which is just $5 more than its Black Friday price. But that's still 40% off its price since releasing in September, and on average, $25 lower than the sale price it typically hits on Amazon.

Also: The best Amazon tablets

Fire tablets make solid browsing devices, and they're also great for kids. Despite a lack of access to the Google Play Store and official Google apps, and their hardware not exactly being iPad-comparable, they're still incredibly affordable and offer plenty of performance for e-reading, streaming videos, and casual web browsing.

The Fire HD 8 is likely the best Fire tablet for most people. It is durable, has a battery that lasts over 10 hours, charges over UBS-C, and has expandable storage of up to 1TB via microSD. It comes pre-loaded with all Prime Video, Audible, and the Kindle app, too. The Kids and Kids Pro versions of the Fire HD 8 are also on sale for $100, each. These tablets are more locked-down for children and come with more content geared toward them, in addition to a more ruggedized case. 

If any of these discounts interest you, or you want to see more, here are all the Fire tablet deals I could find at the moment: 

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