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Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8 (PR53DC) 6th Gen

13 March 2017
The following is an overview of a teardown analysis conducted by IHS Technology Teardown Services.

The new Fire HD 8 tablet is similar to the previous version, but with a few differences. These include a lower consumer price, bump in RAM from 1 gigabyte to 1.5 gigabytes and an increased battery size that delivers up to 12 hours of life, up from 8 hours.

Summary points:

Mediatek Quad-Core 1.3G Hz MT8163V

16 GB eMMC NAND, 1.5 GB DDR3 SDRAM

8" TFT-LCD 1280 x 800, w/ GFF type touchscreen

2 MP Primary Camera, VGA Secondary Camera

Target market: Mass Market

Released: 2016 September

Pricing: USD $89.99

Availability: Global

Total cost (direct materials and manufacturing): $75.31

Major Components:

  • 8" Diagonal, TFT LCD, a-Si, IPS, 1280 x 800, N/T, 88.4 g - MFG: INNOLUX CORP - MPN: P080DCA-AZ1
  • 8" Diagonal, GFF Type, Air Gap, w/ Tempered Cover Glass, w/ Integral Flex PCB
  • SDRAM, Mobile DDR3-1866, 1.5 GB - MFG: SAMSUNG SEMICONDUCTOR INC - MPN: K4E2E304EA-AGCF Apps Processor, Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53 1.3 GHz CPU, ARM Mali-T720 GPU - MFG: MEDIATEK INC - MPN: MT8163V
  • Battery Pack, Li-polymer, 1-cell, 3.8 V, 4750 mAh, 18.05 Wh, w/ 7 Discrete Wires & 1 7-position Pin Socket Connector - MFG: MCNAIR TECHNOLOGY CO LTD - MPN: MC-28A8B8 –
  • Flash, eMMC NAND, 16 GB, MLC - MFG: SAMSUNG SEMICONDUCTOR INC - MPN: KLMAG1JENB - B041
  • Power Management IC - MFG: MEDIATEK INC - MPN: MT6323LGA
  • Charger, 5 V, 1 A, AC to USB Type A - MFG: DONGGUAN AOHAI TECHNOLOGY CO LTD - MPN: FANA7R
  • 6-Layer, FR4, Lead-free - MFG: KUNSHAN HUAXIN CIRCUIT BOARD CO LTD
  • Bluetooth / FM / GPS / WLAN, WLAN IEEE802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1 LE, GNSS, DRS/RBDS FM Reciever - MFG: MEDIATEK INC - MPN: MT6625LN



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