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Buyer’s Guide: smart student devices

Whether it’s a youngster in primary school, a teen in secondary or someone making their first strides at third level, Emmet Ryan guides you through the best gadgets to aid their education

The eight-hour battery life on the HP Pavillion x360 should prove appealing to users who want to equip themselves for learning. Picture: Annie Spratt/Unsplash

HP Pavilion x360 14”

Price: €499 at Harvey Norman

This is about as reliable as you’ll find in the budget laptop range. Down from €599, this 14-inch laptop comes with 4GB of Ram and has a year’s subscription to Microsoft Office 365 included.

There are two USB ports, along with one USB-C port and 128GB of storage. The eight-hour battery life should also prove appealing to users.

HP Pavilion x360 14”: a reliable budget laptop