The Amazon Fire HD 8 2018 and Fire 7 2019 update to Android Pie

Amazon releases Pie-based Fire OS 7 for Fire HD 8 2018 and Fire 7 2019

Tablets from Amazon's Fire range are very popular in Spain. They are tablets with adjusted prices, ideal for browsing, streaming content, or reading. Although they do not usually receive updates, because it is not something really necessary in their case, or that is expected by users. But the brand now updates the Fire HD 8 2018 and Fire 7 2019.

The Amazon Fire HD 8 2018 and Fire 7 2019 are two well-known models, the first we even analyzed in its day. Amazon now releases Fire OS 7 based on Android 9 for these two tablets. Thanks to this they get some of the functions that we already know present in Android Pie.

Android 9 Pie for Fire HD 8 2018 and Fire 7 2019
These Amazon Fire HD 8 2018 and Fire 7 2019 arrived with Android 7.1 Nougat on the market as an operating system, based on Fire OS. The brand new releases Android Pie for both of them, so that they already use the same version of the operating system as their most current tablets. An important update for them, which allows them to obtain a series of improvements.

Functions such as support for PiP mode (picture in picture) when playing videos, notification channels, more specific permissions for applications, improvements in battery consumption, and many more are introduced. It is not just a change in appearance, but Amazon has introduced some of the improvements in the operating system in these two models.

It seems that Amazon has started releasing the update for the two tablets, although it is not known when all users with these two tablets will have access to it. There is the possibility of downloading this update manually since in these models it is something easy to get, available at this link. In it, click on Download in the desired model.

Then you just have to copy the file that is downloaded to the root folder in the storage of the tablet, which is the same location where you find the DCIM, Books, and alarms folders. Then you have to open the System Updates section in the settings and confirm the installation. So you can enjoy Android Pie on these two Amazon tablets.

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