Bids/ Proposals » VANGUARD ACADEMY AMAZON FIRE HD 8 Kids Edition


Vanguard Academy is accepting proposals for:


Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet with Blue Protector

For Vanguard Academy


Proposals are to be delivered to the attention of the Purchasing Department at Vanguard Academy, 1200 E Kelly Ave, Pharr Texas 78577.  Please label your envelope clearly: “Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablets (RFP VANG-04AMAZ)”, due date: December 13th at 2:00 p.m. at which time they will be opened.  Vanguard Academy is not responsible for proposals misplaced or mailed incorrectly.


Please reply using the enclosed forms.  Submit an original and one copy of your proposal and digital copy.  Any question about this Competitive Sealed Proposal should be submitted in writing to Juan F Salazar, Director of Technology Systems via email or mailed to his attention at 1200 E Kelly Ave, Pharr Texas 78577.


The Vanguard Academy Board of Trustees reserves the right to accept, reject any and/or all Proposals, waive minor technicalities, or to award the proposal to the most responsible offeror which best serves the interest of the Vanguard Academy.





Cost Summary

Amazon Fire HD 8:



A.     Kids Edition




-625 Tablets



-See specifications below








Audio Input / Type: Microphone

Display / Diagonal Size: 7 in

Dimensions & Weight / Depth: 1.06 cm

Dimensions & Weight / Height: 19.1 cm

Dimensions & Weight / Width: 12.8 cm

Display / Native Resolution: 1280 x 800

Display / Diagonal Size (metric): 17.8 cm

Handheld Type: Tablet

Header / Brand: Amazon

RAM / Installed Size: 1 GB

Miscellaneous / Product Color: Green

Networking / Wireless Connectivity: Bluetooth

  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n

OS Provided / Type: Fire OS 4.0 (Sangria)

Packaged Quantity1

Processor / Clock Speed: 1.5 GHz

Service & Support / Type: 2 years warranty

Dimensions & Weight / Weight: 337 g




Product Type: Tablet

Operating System: Fire OS 4.0 (Sangria)




Type: 7" IPS

Resolution: 1280 x 800 (216 ppi)

Touchscreen: Multi-Touch

Features: Corning Gorilla glass, anti-glare, advanced polarizing filter




Processor Clock Speed: 1.5 GHz

Number of Cores: Quad-Core




Storage: 8 GB


Total User Available Memory: 4.5 GB




Wireless Connectivity: Bluetooth, 802.11b/g/n

Security Protocols & Features: WEP, WPA, WPA2

Bluetooth Profiles: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)




Resolution (MP): 2 Megapixel (rear), 0.3 Megapixel (front)

HD Video Recording: 1080p




Supported Digital Audio Standards: WAV, AAC, PCM, AMR, MP3, AC-3, OGG, MIDI, HE-AAC v1, HE-AAC v2

Supported Digital Video Standards: MPEG-4, MKV, 3GP, M4V, VP8, WEBM

Audio: Microphone, speaker



Preloaded Software: Clock, Calendar, E-mail, AOL Mail, Skype, Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, YouTube, E-Book Reader, Dictionary, Evernote, Netflix, Amazon Silk browser, IMDb Movies & TV, Weather, Zappos, TuneIn Radio, Hulu Plus, Fruit Ninja, iHeartRadio, Pinterest, Subway Surfers, Pandora, Yahoo Mail, OfficeSuite Pro 7, Temple Run 2, Candy Crush Saga, Words With Friends, Amazon Fresh, HBO GO, Sonic Dash, Frozen Free Fall, Minecraft Pocket Edition, Angry Birds Go!, FreeTime, Linkedln, Cut the Rope 2, UFOs Love Cows, Amazon FreeTime Unlimited (1 year subscription)


Expansion and Connectivity



1 x SlimPort (Micro-USB)

1 x headphones


Run Time: Up to 8 hours

Recharge Time: 6 hour(s)


Color: Blue

Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro sensor

Features: Volume control, Dolby Digital Plus

Included Accessories: Power adapter, Kid-Proof Protective Case

Cables Included: USB cable

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 12.8 cm

Depth: 1.06 cm

Height: 19.1 cm

Weight: 337 g

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: Limited warranty - replacement - 2 years