Back-to-School Shopping Is Easier This Season With FindTheBest’s Electronics Comparisons
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Back-to-school shopping is upon us and parents, teachers and students are scrambling to purchase the most cutting edge and reliable electronics. The right electronic device facilitates student interaction both inside the classroom and at home but, with so many options, choosing the best was difficult – until now. Picking a quality tech gadget is based on more than just price; along with lifestyle, features like size, 4G capability, Wi-Fi and battery life are important considerations for devices like smart phones, tablets and laptops.
For those parents and teachers trying to select the best product for their children or students, wading through the many new brands is intimidating. FindTheBest narrows down those criteria, and helps consumers choose products tailored to their needs.
Best smartphone for helicopter moms
For parents with high-school teens, the start of a new year means driving to school and extracurricular activities, ultimately spending most of the day away from home. The Motorola DROID X is the least expensive smartphone, has the highest FindTheBest Expert Rating and comes with eight hours of talk time–so parents can keep track of their kids all day (and night).
Best tablet for edgy teachers
For teachers looking to add something extra to their classroom, the Apple iPad 2 is a great way to keep students engaged. Teachers can use the video recording, HD image quality and the still camera’s 5x digital zoom for interactive lesson plans and individual student interaction. The iPad 2 is also one of the lightest tablets on the market, with one of the largest screens, making it an effective visual aid for lecturing.
Best lightweight laptops for busy college students
Weighing 2.96 pounds, the 2011 Apple MacBook Air 13-Inch (Thunderbolt) Laptop is the lightest of laptops, making it easy to tote between class and the dorms. It’s also one of the cheapest lightweight laptops out there, an added benefit for penny-pinching pupils. Check out the MacBook’s competitive battery life and the other winning specs, on FindTheBest.