In the last decade technology has taken the world by storm, and with such immense technological advances, new gadgets are everywhere; the classroom being no exception! And whilst they can be quite pricey, there’s such a huge range of choice that every teen is bound to find a device that suits their needs. To help make sure you’re geared up, ready for school and play, here’s our Top 10 Tech Gadgets for Teens!
This Toshiba Satellite laptop is great for teens because of its stylish exterior and countless high tech features, not to mention the great price! Its robust build and easy-to-carry size ensures that it’s portable; great for finishing up your homework on the way to school! For all you teens that spend 6 hours or more on your assignments the night before it’s due, this laptop comes with palm rejection technology. This will ensure your wrists can type away for hours, making sure you’ll have less typing mistakes and enhancing your productivity. The cheap Satellite C40-C laptop is powered by Intel® Celeron™ processor, providing an optimised performance that enables you to complete daily tasks with ease. And with Intel® Burst Technology 2.0, the processor receives an extra burst of power when needed, so the C40-C always stays highly responsive. What’s more, the 32 GB of eMMC flash memory means you can access your files when you’re offline so you can study and play on demand. Powered by Intel Celeron processors, you’ll be provided with an optimised performance ensuring daily tasks to be completed with ease, and also includes Windows 10 which ensures all your favourite apps to run smoothly; also making them easy to access/find with the home page tile layout.
All those text books can get really heavy and a laptop can be a little too big to fit in your school bag. This cheap Toshiba tablet is great for teens in need of something pocket sized to take to the library or use for last minute exam prep on the go (it’s only 17.8cm). With it’s easy to use touch screen, ability to enlarge text with ease and compatibility with Microsoft Office all you need for research, revision and essay writing is at your fingertips. With 1 TB of OneDrive online storage included, you’re also free to save, share and access your files anywhere and the micro-SD slot allows easy transfer to other devices. With all the familiar applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, OneNote, Outlook etc.) available, doing your homework while you’re out and about is easier than ever. This product does not come with Microsoft Office but you can purchase it here. For social media obsessed teens (almost all of them) the HD front and 2MP rear camera and 0.3 MP front camera ensure sharp and bold pictures, you’ll always be ready to post a pic!
For the organised student that prefers desk work (rather than completing your homework on the bus to school) we have the perfect desktop PC for you. This cheap Lenovo desktop PC includes Windows 8.1 ensuring you can navigate through all your favourite apps with ease. Its tiled home page format is especially good for teens as all apps and tools are a touch away. Windows 8.1 also has built in support for Miracast display sharing, 3D printing and a radio feature in the included Xbox music app. No need for wires, desk clutter and fiddling around with your mouse with a 23.8” touch screen, interact with your B50 with simple gestures; its 10-point multi-touch technology guarantees immense accuracy.
This affordable desktop PC has integrated AMD Radeon graphics and JBL- designed speakers with Dolby audio technology meaning after hours of hard work you can enjoy a film engrossed in amazing sound and visuals. Thanks to its AMD Radeon graphics support, Dolby Home Theatre sound, HDMI output for sound & audio with connection for up to two displays, and a DVD reader/writer, the Lenovo B50 PC offers a complete home entertainment experience. This cheap Lenovo PC ensures teens can play and work hard with its countless amazing features and all at the amazing price of £479.99!
Looking for a new monitor screen? This space saving monitor is ideal for teens, its slim design ensures it takes up minimal desk space. With LED HD display, supported graphics resolution/display resolutions of 1366 x 768 and its wide angle screen ensures quality visuals, you’ll be immersed in the graphics of your favourite sci-fi film and won’t find yourself squinting at your screen when doing late night studying. It’s lightweight yet sturdy design ensures that despite being a cheap Lenovo monitor, it’s long lasting, resilient and it’s less than £100!
Your PC contains so many valuable things; family photos, passwords, assignments and coursework, music and films. As a teen your entire life is stored on your computer, so make sure you protect it! Don’t just stop there, what about your phone? What about your tablet? Norton Security offers protection for your family of devices and includes 25GB of online storage for extra safety to safeguard what’s most precious on your device. Compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, smartphones and tablets, for only £39.99 protect all your devices.
When it comes to the mothership of all tech devices for teens, it’s inevitably the mobile phone. With everything at the touch of your teen fingers from tweeting to online banking and essay writing, you’re phone ensures that you can get everything done while you’re out and about. Due to technological advances smartphones are now better than ever with features like improved battery endurance, fast and wireless charging and expandable storage. Even the rowdiest and clumsiest of teens can’t damage are now catered for with protection against water and dust; durable and cheap phone have never been more accessible. For all the unorganised teens out there, most mobile phones include numerous manageability features to make sure you get everything done; from personalised and timed reminders to call and email manageability. High quality front and rear cameras will give you the best quality Instagram posts and snapchat stories. With a wide range of phones on our website, every teen is bound to find something that suits them!
USB Flash Drive:
This neat little device provides every teen with essentially one of the most important homework helpers ever; quick transfers and the ability to carry your work without printing or travelling with your device. With an immense 64GB storage, all your homework and revision notes can be safely stored on here and you’ll never have to worry about running out of space. You’ll never have to wait for file transfer with this USB as it ensures quick and seamless transfers; so you’ll never be late to school when transferring your essay last minute! Carefully designed exterior of this flash drive provides you with a stylish and durable metal casing, and the sturdy loop lets you attach your USB to your key so you’ll never lose it. This cheap Kingston USB is only £24.99, truly a bargain!
A coloured printer is an absolute necessity for a teen whether it’s for homework or pictures, this cheap HP printer is great for both. But why waste space buying a scanner, printer and photo copy machine? This multifunctional and cheap HP printer does it all, so saves you valuable money and desk space. Print from multiple devices at home or on the go with wireless connectivity from your mobile phone or tablet devices. Not only does it include fax, photocopies, printing and scanner; but you can also print photos on here! This multi-purpose printer ensures all your needs are catered to for only £108.49.
High quality audio technology meets eye-catching and unique style with these cheap Diesel headphones. Scientifically engineered to deliver better sound for the brave, these headphones combine Monster’s impressive audio with Diesel’s standout design. Its distortion-free feature lets you crank up the volume as high as you want without fuzziness. The on-ear cushions comfort your ears, keeps music in and has noise-cancelling qualities. Its folding design is ideal for teens who love listening to music on the go, as it’s convenient for storage and transportation and the high quality triangular cables prevent tangles. These top of the range Diesel headphones also feature ControlTalk which lets you take calls and control your music from your device, great for when your hands are full (carrying those chunky books from the library!) whilst you’re on the go. Its slick design, white colour and high quality audio means that you can go about your daily tasks, listen to your favourite tunes and look great, all for just £69.99!
A laptop or tablet is a huge investment, and an essential gadget to every teen; so be sure to protect it! If you like to take your device out and about or have it stored in your bag be sure to purchase a case. With a range of laptop cases, every teen is sure to find something that suits them. Whether you need something that ensures high protection with shock proof padding or something that has a slimmer fit that can easily fit in your school bag; you’ll be sure to find a great cheap laptop case on our website with a choice of named brands to cheaper alternatives. And don’t forget about your mobile or tablet! When on the go it’s always best to have a case to prevent cracks and scratches and to ensure minimal damage if you do drop your device. For movie lovers, be sure to check out our mobile and tablet cases that feature stand/tent mode.
So there you have it, our top 10 teen gadgets! For the teens and parents unsure of what to buy, hopefully our choice of gadgets helps you make your choice and takes price into consideration. For more helpful top picks and other technology related new check out our blog. And for more affordable tech gadgets visit our website.
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