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Gadgets for studying: what technology does a modern schoolchild need?

For distance learning, homework, and just comfortable studying. We figured out what gadgets should buy a schoolchild.


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For distance learning, homework, and just comfortable studying - we figured out what gadgets should buy a schoolchild.

Color printer

A printer - or better yet, an MFD - will definitely come in handy when studying. In order not to sit at the computer all day, it is worth printing out study materials - and homework is often asked to be done on paper, not digitally. If teachers assign a lot of reports and other multi-page papers, you can save a lot of money on printing services with a home printer.

One good option for home is the HP DeskJet 2720, which comes with black and color cartridges. The device will help you print, copy and scan documents quickly and accurately. And thanks to the HP Smart smartphone app even a preschooler can connect and operate it. MFD is small and easy to fit on a child's desk or small nightstand.


Many children are already actively using smartphones. But if the phone screen is too small for doing homework and reading, the tablet is just right. You can draw on it, make presentations, read, watch educational videos, and much more.

It is also convenient to learn to write essays on a tablet. There are times when you need to write an essay fast, but there is no such opportunity. Then essay writing service will help you.

Samsung recently released a new line of tablets Galaxy Tab S7. These are flagship devices with nice AMOLED screens, stylus, and wireless keyboard support. In general, if you buy such a tablet with a set of accessories - you can do without a laptop. In addition, the manufacturer has more affordable models from the Tab A series - for example, the Galaxy Tab A10.1 LTE with a 10-inch screen and SIM card support.


Recent events have shown that a student can still be at a computer for half a day - during distance learning. And that the student did not plant eyesight at a young age, it is necessary to worry about buying a good monitor or laptop with a quality display. When choosing, pay attention to the high brightness, high-quality color reproduction, and support for vision protection technology.

Recently we tested the monitor from Acer from the gaming line Predator XB273 GP. And if your child likes to play at the computer, then this solution will be optimal - so the monitor is suitable for both gaming and studying.

The model has a large 27-inch screen, a high-quality matrix with a wide color gamut, and a huge set of settings that can be used for both gaming and other scenarios. But most importantly, the device has four vision protection systems: to reduce blue light, flicker, glare, and for adaptive brightness adjustment.


If you do not want to give your child a separate computer, buy him a laptop - especially since there is now a large selection of affordable models. For example, the budget Prestigio Smartbook 141 C4 has all the features you need to study. For example, it has a high-quality IPS screen with Full HD resolution, a handy keyboard, and preinstalled Windows 10 Pro.

Performance is not the strongest point of the device. Nevertheless, its power with reserve is enough for searching information on the Internet, doing homework, and participating in online lessons. The model is well suited for junior and middle school students, but students and high school students should choose a more powerful device.

Headphones with microphone

Both for studying from home and with the usual school mode, the child needs a good headset. And not only to listen to music during lessons but also for online

conferences, watching educational videos and podcasts. If the child does not have his own room - having noise-canceling headphones is especially important. So the sounds of "studying" will not disturb parents, and parents themselves will not be distracted from the learning process.

The wireless headset can be connected to a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or PC with Bluetooth support. OPPO recently introduced the new TWS models Enco W11 and Enco W31, fully wireless headsets with noise cancellation and long battery life (up to 3.5 or 5 hours without recharging). They have decent sound quality, so they're great for listening to music, too.

Fitness bracelet

Not mandatory, but a very useful gadget for any schoolchild is a fitness bracelet. And not just for the child to count his steps and calories spent, but for the function of notification of incoming calls and messages from a smartphone. That way, even if your child's phone is hidden in a backpack or lying on the charger in the far room - he will not miss a call from his parents, because he will see the notification on his wrist.

The choice of fitness bracelets is very large, some of the most popular are Xiaomi models. You can safely buy your high school student one of the Mi Band - not even necessarily the latest. Of course, the Mi Band 5 has a lot of cool features, but notification support is also available in the last Mi Band 4 model. Also, the fourth version has a bright color screen and can last up to 20 days without recharging - which is especially important for a kid.

Smart Watch

Such a smartwatch is a great "toy" for a child and at the same time a great tool to monitor him. One of the most popular models is ELARI KidPhone 4G. It has a powerful processor and a modern 4G radio module. The gadget allows you to listen to music and run educational games. Rain, dust, and dirt are not afraid - the device is protected according to IP67.

The main advantage of KidPhone 4G is the ability not only to track your child's location on the map but also to communicate with him (including messenger with voice and text messages, as well as video chatting), audio monitoring (listen to what is happening nearby at the moment). Such functions are available through the ELARI SafeFamily mobile application. The wearer can press the SOS button at any time to contact one of the pre-set numbers in case of emergency.


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