New year, new gear.
Nothing gets kids excited for class like new gadgets. Luckily, there are more chances than ever to get new laptops, tablets, headphones and much more with this year’s back-to-school sales.
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Of course, new tech devices aren't the only essentials your students will need, with backpacks for kids and college students, school supplies, face masks and SAT prep books also big scores for families getting ready for the new academic year.
Here are some of the best back-to-school tech deals to jump on now.
Apple MacBook Air
The MacBook Air has become a go-to for Mac enthusiasts and general computer users alike. You can get your hands on this 2020 model, measuring in at 13 inches and featuring the M1 chip for $900, down $100 from the normal price.
Buy it for $899 on Amazon (was $999)
Whether you need some headphones for a walk back from the bus stop or to go meet friends across campus, the AirPods are an iconic choice, with their clean white look and easy connectivity to other Apple devices.
Buy them on Amazon for $113.99 (were $159)
Apple AirPods Pro
If you already have normal Apple AirPods and are looking for that sweet balance between a deal and an upgrade, jump on these Apple AirPods Pro, currently marked down 24% to $190.
Buy them on Amazon for $189.99 (were $249)
Acer Aspire 5 A515-46-R14K Slim Laptop
In addition to being a high-powered machine, this 15-inch laptop from Acer comes with Alexa compatibility, and a backlit keyboard to keep them engaged during those late-night study sessions. And you can get the already affordable slim laptop even cheaper with a roughly $50 markdown now.
Buy it on Amazon for $347 (was $399.99)
2020 Apple iPad
Because today's students can never have quite enough screens. These 32GB Apple iPads are currently going for about $300 right now.
Buy it on Amazon for $299 (was $329)
Beats New Studio Noise-Cancelling Earbuds
These Beats earbuds deliver a powerful, balanced sound and include an Active Noise Cancelling mode when it's time to really block the distractions out the night before a big deadline or test.
Buy them on Amazon for $129.95 (were $149.95)
An electric scooter may not seem like a back-to-school essential until you really consider all the terrain some students have to cover everyday — whether they're kids or in college.
Buy the Gotrax GKS Electric Scooter for Kids Age 6-12 on Amazon for $117 (was $129.99)
Buy the Segway Ninebot ES1L Electric Kick Scooter on Amazon for $299.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 10.4"
This sleek, lightweight tablet from Samsung comes with an S Pen to make note-taking easier than ever, an entertainment-oriented crystal clear display, and long battery life that can go up to 12 hours on a single charge.
Buy it on Amazon for $269.99 (was $349.99)
Apple Watch Series 6
An Apple Watch can help your student stay connected and monitor their fitness activity, sleep and more. You can nab the coveted smartwatch for a nearly 20% markdown now.
Buy it on Amazon for $324.98 (was $399)
Anker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
A bluetooth speaker under $50 is a great option that parents can buy and not worry about their kids throwing in their backpacks or tossing it around while hanging out in the dorm.
Buy it on Amazon for $39.99
Dell Chromebook 11 Celeron 2955U
Measuring in at a manageable 11.6 inches and under 3 pounds, this Chromebook from Dell is a great tool for on-the-go students to use during and in-between classes. And the best part is it's available under $100.
Buy it on Walmart for $89.99 (was $189.99)
ASUS Chromebook C523 Laptop
This more formidable Chromebook is a formidable 15.6 inches, comes with a 180-degree hinge and 4 GB of RAM, and is perfect for taking notes in class or prepping presentations.
Buy it on Walmart for $219.99 (was $299.99)
Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Headphones
These wireless headphones from Sony are great for students looking for some noise cancellation and some over-the-ear comfort that earbuds don't offer. The built-in mic and phone compatibility make them a great choice for parents who need an easy way to get ahold of their kids by phone too.
Buy them on Amazon for $278 (were $349.99)
No matter what age your student is, they won't be able to think of an easier way to procrastinate on a big report than with a Nintendo Switch. Get them this fan-favorite gaming system for some fun relief from school stress during the school year.
Buy it on Amazon for $299