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Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday tech deals for students

For kindergarten through college

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If you’re heading off to high school or college next year (or shopping for someone who is), Black Friday and Cyber Monday are great times to start looking for the gadgets you’ll need for school. And if you’re a current student who just needs to upgrade their tech, why not take advantage of this week’s deals and sales?

Here are some of the best deals that students should consider for tablets, laptops, speakers, and more. The gadgets listed here are affordable, portable, and powerful enough to help you do your best schoolwork (or relax in your downtime). For more tech sales, check out our hubs of laptop deals, phone deals, noise-canceling headphone deals, and wireless earbuds deals.


kid edition
Multiple “Kids Edition” tablets are on sale at Amazon.


Best Laptop 2022: HP Envy x360 13
The Envy x360 13 is a gorgeous convertible.
Photography by Monica Chin / The Verge
  • HP’s Envy x360 13 is $750 at Best Buy, $250 off its original price of $1,000. This model includes an Intel Core i7-1165G7, 8GB of memory, and a 512GB SSD.


A Sonos Move speaker
The Sonos Move is a battery-powered speaker you can use indoors or outdoors.
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge


Apple’s iPhone SE
Apple’s iPhone SE has a familiar iPhone design for an unusually affordable price (as iPhones go).


Apple’s AirPods Pro can help filter out the noise in crowded study spots.
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge


Outfit your dorm room with colorful, affordable smart lights.
Image: Signify


A close-up of Samsung Galaxy Watch 3’s app menu
Track your workouts and sleep cycles with the Samsung Galaxy Watch.
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