So, what are the differences of Fire HD 8 Plus (2020) vs Fire HD 8 2020 (10th Gen) vs Fire HD 8 2018 (8th Gen)?
This Fire tablet guide explains the significant differences among Fire HD 8 Plus (2020), Fire HD 8 2020 (10th gen), and Fire HD 2018 (8th Gen) to help you understand the benefits of the improvements.
Fire HD 8 Plus (2020) vs Fire HD 8 2020 (10th Gen)
Fire HD 8 Plus and Fire HD 8 2020 share identical dimensions and ports. So the cases for these two tablets are interchangeable.
The hardware inside these two tablets is almost identical with two exceptions (read on). Both tablets also run the identical software with almost identical Fire OS 7.3 (which is based on Android Pie/9.0). This also means it is very easy to add Google Play Store to both tablets.
There are two major differences between Fire HD 8 Plus (2020) and Fire HD 8 2020.
Difference 1. Fire HD 8 Plus has a 3GB RAM
Amazon increased the RAM in Fire HD 8 (10 gen)to 2GB (from 1.5GB in previous generations). And Fire HD 8 Plus further increases the RAM to 3GB.
So, Fire HD 8 Plus is the Fire HD tablet with the largest RAM, currently. Remember, the latest Fire HD 10 (Fire HD 10 2019) only has 2GB RAM.
More RAM is good news for heavy users. Most Android games can be played smoothly.