The best Amazon Fire HD 8 cases of 2018

Still trying to find the ideal case for your Amazon Fire HD 8? We've sorted through the quirky and stylish, to the kid-proof, and the functional to bring you the best cases for every kind of demand.

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Best Amazon Fire HD 8 cases

Amazon’s Fire HD 8 is a versatile and affordable tablet, which makes it an appealing entry-level device for all types of users.

Whether your tablet lives in your handbag for quick entertainment on the slow commute, or on the kitchen counter for general family use, or in the slippery, icing-glazed clutches of your five-year-old (with the device’s Fire for Kids parental control app active, of course), choosing the right case really depends on how you use your device. We’ve rounded up a list of cases that should address every need.

Keep in mind that the 2015, 2016 and 2017 versions of the Fire HD 8 tablets do vary in thickness, so be sure the case you choose fits the dimensions of your device.

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Amazon’s Fire HD 8 is a versatile and affordable tablet, which makes it an appealing entry-level device for all types of users.

Whether your tablet lives in your handbag for quick entertainment on the slow commute, or on the kitchen counter for general family use, or in the slippery, icing-glazed clutches of your five-year-old (with the device’s Fire for Kids parental control app active, of course), choosing the right case really depends on how you use your device. We’ve rounded up a list of cases that should address every need.

Keep in mind that the 2015, 2016 and 2017 versions of the Fire HD 8 tablets do vary in thickness, so be sure the case you choose fits the dimensions of your device.

Poetic TurtleSkin New Fire HD 8 2017 Rugged Case

If you’re looking for a heavy-duty case that boasts an array of protective features, Poetic’s TurtleSkin case may be right for you.

This silicone case is textured with raised grips to keep the device from skidding. The case is also shock-absorbent and protects your device from splashes. While TurtleSkin is designed to be child-proof, it looks rugged enough to not seem childish.

The TurtleSkin is also designed to keep your device cool with an interior pattern that allows heat to escape from the camera and speaker openings. Users might also find the hands-free stand helpful. This case is designed for the Fire HD 8 2017 (7th generation).

MoKo Kids Case for Fire HD 8 2017

If your little one loves to play with your Fire HD 8, MoKo’s child-proof case may offer the robust protection your device needs. The case is made of made of hazard-free and impact resistant EVA (Ethylene Vinyl Acetate) and features a raised bezel edge around the screen for additional protection. The case is also washable, flexible, and comes with a clever handle that converts into a stand. 

Moko’s case fits both the 2017 and 2016 version of the Fire HD 8 and is available in an assortment of bold and bright colours.  If you feel your device is particularly risk-prone, it might be comforting to know MoKo also offers a lifetime warranty.

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Cathy K Designs Fire HD 8 Case

If you’re less bothered with militant security for your device and just want a cover that’s functional and charming, CathyKDesigns, on Etsy, offers a versatile range of handmade cases you may like. This fabric-bound hardcover case secures your device with elastic straps and is compatible with both the 2015 and 2016 versions of the Fire HD 8.

The case fits a number of other tablets and e-readers well, such as Amazon’s Fire 7, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Oasis, Kindle Voyage, Kindle Basic as well as Kobo and Nook devices.

The cover also includes storage flaps for notes and folds over so you can hold the device with one hand. The products are made to order and ship from Arizona, so an additional £10.04 shipping charge applies.

MoKo Keyboard Case for Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet

If you want to squeeze the most out of your device-to-case relationship, MoKo’s keyboard case may be the best option for you. Designed for both the 7th and 6th generation Fire HD 8, MoKo’s case comes with a removable, USB-rechargeable Bluetooth keyboard. When in use, the keyboard stays magnetically fastened to the case. The case also puts the tablet to sleep on closing.

While some users may find that the additional keyboard adds bulk to the case when closed, this may still be a helpful feature to those who prefer the ease of a physical keyboard. MoKo offers a 1 year warranty on this case.

Amazon Fire HD 8 Case

Of course, for a standard sleek and stylish case, Amazon’s options may be the best way forward. Their lightly-built case allows the device to stand upright in both the portrait and landscape orientation, thanks to a front flap that creases diagonally.

Unlike the other cases featured in this article, Amazon’s cover is weaved with a polyester fabric and keeps your device's screen clean with a microfiber interior. The case also puts the tablet to sleep on closing, and remains closed with a magnetic fastener.

Amazon’s cases are available in single-tone colours Canary Yellow, Charcoal Black, Cobalt Blue, Marine Blue and Punch Red.

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