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These are the best deals on Amazon Fire tablets as of Sept. 23:


Amazon Prime Day is still a few weeks away (or so we’ve heard through the grapevine), but some of the year’s best savings on the brand’s tablet lineup have already arrived.

Available at both Best Buy and Amazon itself, several Fire tablets from this year and last are on sale for up to 40% off ahead of the latter’s annual retail event. With discounts as high as $50, all of these devices are at or very close to their lowest prices ever. 

These tablets probably won’t sell out completely when Prime Day eventually rolls around, but we’d be willing to bet at least a few will be backordered at some point — Amazon’s own devices are some of its hottest sellers during that online shopping extravaganza. If you’re thinking about buying one ahead of time (smart!), here’s the scoop on each model:

Released last spring, the Fire 7 Kids Edition is an ultra-durable kid-friendly tablet that comes with a protective case, a two-year worry-free guarantee, built-in parental controls, and a year’s worth of Amazon Kids+. (That’s a monthly subscription service from Amazon featuring over 20,000 kid-appropriate books, movies, TV shows, games, and apps.) 

It was already super affordable at an MSRP of $99.99, but now it’s even more so: Amazon and Best Buy both have it on sale for only $59.99, which is a 40% savings (and its biggest discount ever). 

A new addition to the Amazon Fire family, the 10th-gen Fire HD 8 Plus is a beefy little tablet featuring a 12-hour battery that supports wireless charging, which makes it perfect for take-anywhere gaming, web browsing, and video/music streaming.

You can save $20 on both configurations at both Amazon and Best Buy: Get the 32GB model for just $89.99 (an 18% savings), or order the 64GB version for just $119.99 (a 14% savings).

Don’t feel like shelling out $300+ for Apple’s latest tablet? The Fire HD 10 is a pretty solid Plan B with two more hours of battery life (12 compared to the new iPad’s 10). Plus, you can flip it into “Show Mode” to make it function like an Alexa smart display when you need it for handsfree use.

Both configurations are $40 off at Amazon and Best Buy: Get the 32GB model for $109.99 (a 27% savings), or upgrade to the 64GB version for $149.99 (a 21% savings).

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Introduced in May, the All-New Amazon Fire HD 8 is just like the aforementioned Fire HD 8 Plus, only with one less gigabyte of RAM, no wireless charging feature, and several color options (compared to the Plus’ standard slate) — choose from black, plum, twilight blue, or white.

Amazon and Best Buy will give you $20 off either configuration of this tablet: Snag the 32GB version for $69.99 (a 22% savings), or get the 64GB one for $99.99 (a 17% savings).

An awesome all-around tablet for school, the All-New Fire HD 8 Kids Edition gets you Dolby Atmos speakers, USB-C charging, a year’s worth of Amazon Kids+, customizable parental controls, and a durable Kid-Proof Case in your choice of three colors.

Now 36% off its suggested retail price of $139.99, the Fire HD 8 Kids Edition is currently sitting at its lowest price ever — get it at Amazon or Best Buy for just $89.99.

As Amazon’s largest and fastest kids’ tablet, last year’s Fire HD 10 Kids Edition features a 10.1-inch screen that makes it great for entertainment and homework alike.

This puppy’s also down to its lowest price ever: Pick one up from Amazon or Best Buy for only $149.99, or 25% off its usual retail price of $199.99.

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