The best back-to-school sales right now offer fantastic deals for students, teachers and parents. We're currently seeing deep discounts on must-have tech for college students at several retailers.
So if you want to start ticking items off your off-to-college or teacher wish list, it's not too early to save. There are tons of back-to-school deals on laptops, tablets, monitors, and accessories to take advantage of. What's more, students, parents, and teachers net extra savings with exclusive college student discounts.
Currently, Lenovo's sitewide back to school sale takes up to 70% off. Students save up to $100 more via coupon, "BTS2022", and an extra 5% with ID.me verification. Not to be outshined, Samsung's Education Offers Program (opens in new tab) takes up to 30% off select Galaxy laptops, tablets, smartphones, and more.
If you're looking for back-to-school Apple deals, the Apple Education Store (opens in new tab) has you covered. Apple Education Store pricing for the 13-inch M2 MacBook Pro starts at $1,199 (opens in new tab). That's $100 off its $1,299 list price and one of the best MacBook deals you can get. Students, educators and faculty can get the M2 MacBook Air for $1,099 (opens in new tab). For a limited time, receive a gift card valued up to $150 with your purchase.
And that's just a sample of this season's early back-to-school sales. From laptops to webcams, here are today's best deals on back-to-school essentials.
Best back-to-school sales
Best back to school sales — Laptops
New Dell XPS 13 Laptop w/ Mobile Wireless Mouse:
was $1,179 now $979 @ Dell (opens in new tab)
Save $200 on the new Dell XPS 13 with Mobile Wireless Mouse Bundle. This laptop packs a 13.4- inch (1920 x 1200) anti-glare display with 500 nits of brightness. Powering the machine is the latest 3.3-GHz Intel Core i5-1230U 10-core CPU paired with 8GB of RAM, Iris Xe graphics and 512GB PCIe NVMe x2 SSD. We love the XPS 13 for its attractive, premium chassis and springy, comfortable keyboard. It's the Editor's Choice best all-around laptop. Use coupons, "LAPTOPMAG5 and "50OFF699" at checkout to drop it down to $883 ($296 off).
Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro Laptop:
was $1,099 now $899 @ Samsung (opens in new tab)
Save $200 on the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro 12th Gen Intel laptop. The Galaxy Book 2 Pro Laptop packs a 13.3-inch display, 1.7-GHz Intel Core i5-1240P CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD. It has a rated battery life of 21 hours so you spend less time charging and more time getting things done. Students and teachers save up to 20% off more with Samsung's Education (opens in new tab) discount via ID.me.
Apple M2 MacBook Air:
was $1,199 now $1,099 @ Apple Education (opens in new tab)
Students and educators save $100 on the new M2 MacBook Air. It features an M2 8-core processor, 8-Core GPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. It packs a 13.6-inch (2560 x 1600) Liquid Retina display, Magic Keyboard, Touch Bar, and Touch ID. Plus, you'll receive an Apple gift card valued at up to $150.
Apple M2 MacBook Pro:
was $1.299 now $1,199 @ Apple Education Store (opens in new tab)
Save $100 on the new M2 MacBook Pro and get a gift card valued at up to $150 from Apple. The new 13-inch MacBook Pro features an M2 8-core processor, 10-Core GPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. it packs a 13.3-inch Liquid Retina display, Magic Keyboard, Touch Bar, and Touch ID. Plus, you'll receive an Apple gift card valued at up to $150.
Apple MacBook Air M1 w/ Free GC:
was $999 now $899 @ Apple Education Store (opens in new tab)
The Apple Education Store is slashing $100 off, the Editor's Choice MacBook Air M1. Apple is sweetening this deal with a gift card up to $150. Besides Apple's latest 8-core processor, it packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD.
Best back to school sales — Tablets
Lenovo 10e Chromebook Tablet:
was $334 now $99 @ Lenovo (opens in new tab)
Save $235 on the Lenovo 10e Chromebook via coupon, "10ETABLET". It's the perfect learning tablet for kids or anyone else looking for a sub-$100 device. The 10e Chromebook features a 2MP front-facing camera for video collaboration and a 5MP rear camera. It's also a solid choice for anyone looking for an affordable tablet for leisure. Specs-wise, the Lenovo 10e Chromebook Tablet has a 10.1-inch 1920 x 1200 touch screen with 400 nits of brightness, a 2.0-GHz MediaTek MT8183 8-core CPU, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of eMMC storage.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite:
was $349 now $249 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $100 on the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite — its biggest discount yet. The tablet in this deal features a 10.4-inch (2000 x 1200) display, an Exynos 9611 processor, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.
Apple iPad 10.2-inch Tablet:
was $329 now $299 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $30 on the Apple iPad at Amazon. This 9th generation iPad has a 10.2-inch Retina display with True Tone, A13 Bionic chip, 64GB of storage and stereo speakers. It sports an 8MP wide angle primary camera on the back and a 12MP ultra-wide front camera. Touch ID and Apple Pay offer secure login payment.
Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5:
was $499 now $379 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $120 on the Editor's Choice Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5. The device in this deal has a 13.3-inch (1920 x 1080) OLED 400 nit touch screen, 2.55-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon SC7180 8-core CPU and 8GB of RAM. Rounding out its specs are Qualcomm Adreno graphics and 128GB of eMMC storage.
Apple iPad Pro 11:
was $799 now $699 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The iPad Pro is currently $100 off at Amazon. Powered by the Apple's M1 chip, the 2021 iPad Pro brings blazing performance to Apple's best-selling tablets. The iPad Pro in this deal packs an 11-inch Retina Display, Apple M1 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, 8-core GPU and 128GB of storage.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra w/ Free Galaxy Buds Pro:
was $1,249 now $1,099 @ Samsung (opens in new tab)
Save $150 with Samsung's Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra and Galaxy Buds Pro earbuds bundle. The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra packs a laptop-sized 14.6-inch (2960 x 1848) Super AMOLED display at up to 120Hz, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of microSD-expandable storage. Powering the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra is a massive 11,200mAh battery. Save even more with up to $675 in enhanced trade-in credit. This deal ends July 31.
Best back to school sales — Monitors
Samsung T350 24-inch LED Monitor:
was $179 now $129 @ Samsung (opens in new tab)
This 24-inch IPS display offers much better viewing angles than the TN panels you'll find in most budget displays. The 1920 x 1080 resolution, HDMI port, Radeon FreeSync support and 4ms response time all make for an impressive package at this price point. Best Buy (opens in new tab) has it for the same price.
HP V28 28-inch 4K Monitor:
was $379 now $199 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $180 on the HP V28 4K monitor at Amazon. This truly immersive 4K monitor is produces sharp image clarity, affording you a cinema-like viewing experience. With a refresh rate of 60Hz and AMD FreeSync Technology baked in, expect no less than blur and lag free streaming and gaming.
Acer XG270HU 27 inch Monitor:
was $369 now $209 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon knocks $160 off the Acer 27 XG monitor for a limited time. It has a (2560 x 1440) resolution 144Hz panel with 1ms response time. AMD Free Sync eliminates screen tearing and other distortions for a smooth gaming experience.
Samsung Odyssey G32A 32-inch Gaming Monitor:
was $329 now $259 @ Samsung (opens in new tab)
Save $70 on the 32-inch Samsung Odyssey G3 gaming monitor. It has a 32-inch 1920 x 1080 panel, 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time. Meanwhile AMD FreeSync Premium ensures smooth, fast-action gameplay.
Gigabyte G27FC A 27-inch Curved Gaming Monitor:
was $249 now $179 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $70 on the Gigabyte G27FC A Curved Gaming Monitor. It has a 27-inch (1920 x 1080) display at 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms response. This 1500R curvature monitor features AMD FreeSync Premium for smooth, tear-free gaming. Newegg (opens in new tab) has it for the same price.
Best back to school sales — Storage
PNY Turbo Attaché 4 USB 3.0 Flash Drive (256GB): w
as $59 now $26 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon is currently taking $34 off the PNY Turbo Attache' 4 USB 3.0 flash drive. It's a great means of safe-keeping files, videos, photos and adding instant storage to your laptop.
Toshiba Canvio Flex 2TB Portable External Hard Drive:
was $74 now $69 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $6 on the Toshiba Canvio Flex Portable External Hard Drive. Ready to go out of the box, it's formatted for Windows PC, Mac and devices with USB-C connectivity.
Samsung T7 500GB SSD:
was $94 now $78 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Currently $16 off at Amazon, the Samsung T7 is the best external SSD (opens in new tab) for your laptop. Period. It has blazing fast transfer rate of 1,050 MB/s, overheating protection and a durable, shock-resistant design. If you're looking for a portable means of managing files this semester, the T7 is a wise solution.
WD My Passport 500GB SSD:
was $119 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $20 off, the WD My Passport 500GB SSD lets you carry and access your files anywhere. It delivers read speeds of up to 1,050MB/s and write speeds of up to 1,000MB/s. Sporting a bold metal design, the My Passport is shock and vibration resistant, withstanding drops from up to 6.5ft. This SSD works with Windows and MacOS laptops. USB 3.2 Gen-2 ready, it comes with a USB-C cable and a USB-A adaptor for broad compatibility.
Best back to school sales — headphones
Jabra Elite 4 Active:
was $119 now $89 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $30 on Jabra Elite 4 Active wireless earbuds at Amazon. They offer a comfortable and secure fit, customizable sound, IP57 water/sweat resistance, and active noise cancelling. Battery life is rated up to 7 hours between full charges with a total of up to 28 hours with its charging case.
Beats Studio Buds:
was $149 now $119 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $30 on the Beats Studio Buds at Amazon. They deliver powerful, balanced sound and feature Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) and transparency mode. The earbuds ships with three sets of eartips for a secure, comfortable fit and acoustic seal. What's more, the Beats Studio Buds are IPX4-rated sweat and water resistant and provide up to 8 hours of battery life (up to 24 hours combined with charging case).
Apple AirPods Pro:
was $249 now $179 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
For a limited time, save $70 on the AirPods Pro with MagSafe Charging Case. The AirPods Pro 2nd generation bring active noise cancellation to Apple's best-selling wireless earbuds. They feature Apple's H1 chip, Adaptive EQ, and Qi wireless charging support.
Apple AirPods 2nd Generation:
was $159 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $60 on the 2nd generation AirPods with lightning Charging Case. These wireless earbuds are powered by Apple's H1 chip for fast wireless connectivity with Apple devices. Get up to 24 hours total listening time with the included charging case.
Apple AirPods Max:
was $549 now $449 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Currently $100 off at Amazon, the AirPods Max are the best headphones to buy. These stylish ear cans feature Apple's powerful H1 chip, nine microphones and 40mm drivers. With spatial sound, the AirPods Max provides an audio experience like no other.
Best back to school sales — Smartphones
Apple iPhone 13:
up to $800 off w/ trade-in @ Best Buy
(opens in new tab)Browse Best Buy's Apple flash deals an you'll see you can save up to $800 on the iPhone 13. To get this deal you must activate your new iPhone and trade-in an eligible device. The base model iPhone 13 packs a 6.1-inch OLED display, Apple's new A15 Bionic chip, 4-core GPU and up to 512GB of storage.
Google Pixel 6a w/ free $50 Amazon GC: $449 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Receive a free $50 Amazon Gift Card when you purchase the Pixel 6a at Amazon. Google's latest flagship phone features a tactile alloy frame, and 6.1 inch OLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Powered by Android 13, it houses a Google Tensor sensor, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. For capturing and recording images, it has a 12.2MP wide and 12 ultrawide lens dual camera on the back and an 8MP front camera. Google rates the phone's 4,410 mAh battery life at 24+ hours.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus Unlocked:
was $999 now $799 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $200 on the Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus Unlocked at Amazon. The base model Galaxy S22 Plus packs a 6.6-inch Infinity-O FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 64-bit 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage.
OnePlus 9 5G Smartphone:
was $729 now $499 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $230 on the excellent OnePlus 9 unlocked smartphone at Amazon. It packs a 6.5-inch (2400 x 1080) AMOLED 120Hz display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage.
Sony Xperia 5 III Unlocked:
was $998 now $798 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $200 on the unlocked Sony Xperia 5 III smartphone. It's worth considering if you're looking for a compact smartphone with long battery life. It features a 6.1 inch OLED (1080 x 2520) display at 120Hz. It's powered by a Snapdragon 888 processor alongside 8GB RAM with 128GB of integrated storage. The Xperia 5 III's rear triple camera array includes a 12MP sensor, 12MP ultra-wide and 12MP telephoto. And for selfies and video calls, it equips you with an 8MP front camera.
Motorola Edge Unlocked:
was $699 now $299 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
At $400 off, the Motorola Edge is on sale for its lowest price ever. It features a 6.7-inch 90Hz OLED display and Snapdragon 765G 8-core CPU coupled with 6GB of RAM, There's also a 64MP triple lens main camera and 256GB of storage on board. It's a more affordable alternative to the iPhone 12 mini, Galaxy S20 FE or OnePlus 9.
Best back to school sales — Webcams
Logitech C270 HD Webcam:
was $39 now $18 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon is slashing $21 off the Logitech C270 HD for a limited time. Enjoy smooth, sharp 720p video in rich color with the Logitech C270. It's built-in noise-reducing microphone lets be heard loud and clear.
Microsoft LifeCam Cinema:
was $69 now $39 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
For a limited time, Microsoft's LifeCam Cinema (opens in new tab) webcam is $30 off at Amazon. This HD webcam records HD videos at 720p and employs ClearFrame technology to deliver rich and detailed videos even in low light settings. Its digital microphone with noise-cancelling technology provides crystal clear audio for video calls. Meanwhile, TrueColor technology auto-adjusts exposure levels for crystal clear video.
Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 Webcam:
was $39 now $29 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Currently, Amazon is slashing $10 off the LifeCam HD-3000 from Microsoft. This true HD camera gives you bright and colorful video, and makes it easy to post to your favorite social sites. It offers crystal-clear audio thanks to a built-in omnidirectional microphone with acoustic noise cancellation.
was $99 now $69 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Currently $30 off, the Razer Kiyo is one of the best streaming webcams for Twitch. It delivers superb image quality and features a great design with an innovative ring light.
Best back to school sales — USB hubs
Plugable USB-C Hub 7-in-1: $29 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The 7-in-1 Plugable USB-C Hub is a must have accessory for your laptop. It instantly adds 7 connectivity ports to your notebook. You get 3 x USB 3.0 ports, 1 x 4K HDMI port, 1 x SD card reader, 1 x microSD card slot, and 1 x USB-C Power Delivery charging port. The Plugable USB-C Hub works with USB Type-C compatible MacBooks, Chromebooks, Windows notebooks.
Falwedi USB C Hub 10-in-1:
was $42 now $23 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $19 on the Falwedi 10 in 1 USB C Hub for MacBook, Chromebook or Windows USB C capable laptop. This multiport USB C hub includes: 1 x Ethernet port, 1 x USB C charging port with power delivery, 1 x 4K/30Hz HDMI port, 1 x SD card reader, 1 x TF card reader, 1 x 3.5mm audio jack, 1 x VGA port, and 3 x USB 3.0 ports.
Mokin USB-C Laptop Docking Station 14-in-1:
was $89 now $63 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $26 off, this Mokin USB C hub turns any Thunderbolt 3 laptop into a mobile workstation. It's outfitted with 2 x 4K capable HDMI ports, 1 x VGA port, 1 x Gigabit RJ45 port, 1 x USB C PD charging port, 1 x USB C data transfer port, 3 x USB 3.0 Ports, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x SD card reader, 1 x microSD slot, and 1 x 3.5mm headphone/mic combo jack. It works with Thunderbolt 3 Windows laptops like the HP Spectre, HP Elitebook, HP ZBook, HP Probook 450, Dell XPS 13, Dell Latitude, Lenovo Yoga 720, Microsoft Surface Laptop, and others.
Lenovo ThinkBook 15.6-inch Laptop Urban Backpack:
was $59 now $24 @ Lenovo (opens in new tab)
Save $35 on the Lenovo ThinkBook 15.6-inch Laptop Urban Backpack. Its inner quilted padded sleeve fits laptops up to 15.6-inches. Great for school, work, and travel, it's durable, lightweight, and has a spacious interior. This Multi-functional backpack features an anti-theft pocket to secure valuables and high-quality fabric exterior with stylish PU leather accents.
Laptop Backpack Sale: up to 85% off @ Nordstrom Rack (opens in new tab)
Nordstrom Rack is having a huge blowout sale on backpacks for your back to school needs. For a limited time, you can save up to 82% on laptop backpacks from Duchamp, SwissGear, Hurley, Hershel, and more.
Hershel Backpacks: save up to 30% @ Hershel (opens in new tab)
(opens in new tab)Save up to 30% on backpacks like the 25L Hershel Little America Backpack (opens in new tab). It features Hershel's signature stipe fabric liner, padded, fleece lined 15-inch laptop sleeve, drawcord closure, contoured shoulder straps, and air mesh back padding.
Prime Eligible College Essentials: Computers and accessories (opens in new tab)
Amazon's back to school sale for Prime Student members offers deals on a range of Prime eligible college essentials. Save and get free same-day or one-day delivery on select laptops, tablets and accessories like WiFi routers, external storage, USBC hubs, and more.
Amazon Student Discounts: 6 month free trial (opens in new tab)
Prime Student is Amazon's affordable membership service for actively enrolled college students. It costs just $7.49 a month, which is half the price of a standard Prime account. Students get all the perks of Prime like free same-day delivery, access to exclusive deals and discounts on Amazon Music and Video streaming services.
Lenovo Student Discounts: extra 5% off sitewide @ Lenovo (opens in new tab)
Students, teachers and parents can take an extra 5% sitewide on select Lenovo products. Save big on the brand's ThinkPad, Yoga, Legion and IdeaPad. Register now at Lenovo to save on back to school laptops, tablets and peripherals. Once verified, your student discount will automatically appear in your shopping cart.
Best Buy Student Discounts: up to $500 off select laptops (opens in new tab)
Best Buy's Student Deals offer special pricing on laptops, tablets, headphones, storage and more. Browse Best Buy's back-to-school checklist (opens in new tab) for everything you need from computer desks to protective blue light glasses.
Dell Student Discounts: save up to $200 @ Dell
(opens in new tab)Save on laptops, monitors, and accessories at Dell. Students can take advantage of Dell's trade in program (opens in new tab) to upgrade to the latest devices. Students save an additional 10% off select dell products.
Razer Student Discounts: up to 20% off @ Razer (opens in new tab)
Students who register for Razer's Student Education program receive up to 20% off Razer gear. Save on Razer PC components, laptops, monitors and gaming chairs.
Microsoft Student Discounts: up to 10% off for students and parents (opens in new tab)
Microsoft offers students, parents and educators a 10% discount on select products. Save on Surface laptops and accessories like the Surface Laptop Go, Surface Pro X, Surface Signature Type Covers, Surface Pen and more.
Apple Student Discounts: MacBooks from $899 @ Apple (opens in new tab)
Apple offers education pricing on MacBooks starting from $899. For a limited time, you'll get free AirPods when you purchase a MacBook or iPad for college. College students, parents, faculty members, and homeschool teachers of all grade levels are eligible for Apple's education discounts.