That’s one of the worst product names I’ve come across.

You’ll remember that I wasn’t thrilled with the Amazon Fire HD 8.

[It] would be tolerable if it was blazingly fast but it’s not.

It only has 1.5 GB of RAM so apps are constantly restarting. The launcher “fix” works by letting the Amazon launcher run then running the alternate launcher so you get a noticeable flash every time you press the Home button.

I’m just not sure.

So I came across the Lenovo Tab M8 FHD for $120 and went for it. There are several variants. In addition to the FHD there’s an HD model with lower resolution.

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It’s pretty much everything that the Amazon Fire HD 8 isn’t.

I don’t think it will be getting regular security updates nor Android 10.

Still good enough for a bedside table.

Originally published at https://blog.benmoore.info.

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