Get back into the school spirit with the best back-to-school tech of 2019. Make sure you’re ready from the get-go with the top phones, laptops and tablets that will up your study game and keep you up to date with the important things, like Netflix and social media.
Google Pixel 3a
For durable, performance, battery life, OLED display and amazing camera, the Google Pixel 3a is the best Android phone you can get. Add in a couple years’-worth of guarantee and security updates and there’s no reason to get any other phone this year.
Apple iPhone XR
Available in a variety of colours from black to coral, this phone will have you heading back to school in style. A much more affordable version of the iPhone XS, the XR still offers the best performance, hardware and software in the smartphone game, as well as a great camera and battery life.
ASUS Chromebook Flip C434
For a more affordable laptop without losing out on features, go for the Chromebook Flip. This slim laptop comes with a 360-degree hinge touchscreen, and with an Intel Core m3 processor, it’s capable of handling any tasks needed of it. It also lasts 10 hours between charges.
Apple MacBook Air
Weighing less than 3 pounds, this laptop will be able to accommodate all of your schoolwork needs without weighing down your bag. With the standard amazing Apple hardware and processing, 12 hours of battery life and 1.5TB of storage, you can’t do better than the MacBook Air for a school computer.
The iPad is the best tablet you can get in this incredibly affordable price range—and really, it gives you no reason to go higher. Get the best apps Apple has to offer and pair it with a first-generation Apple Pencil for easy notetaking.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4
The Galaxy S4 is a high-performing tablet with 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display and an S Pen stylus for notetaking freedom. A keyboard cover is also available for the slate if you are more of a typing note taker.