Before going back to school: Smartphones are recommended for students

The 2018 school year is expected to open in about two weeks, if there are no last-minute changes, delays or strikes. For many parents, this is a time when, along with regular back-to-school products, such as pens, notebooks and books, the purchase of a first smartphone for the boy or girl is considered. or an upgrade of the existing device.

We have compiled for you some devices at an accessible price, which can be suitable for school students of different ages:

Samsung Galaxy A73: The device is equipped with a 6.7-inch screen, with a refresh rate of 120 Hz, and weighs 181 grams. It includes a quad camera setup, with the main lens having a resolution of 108 megapixels. Next to it, there is a wide lens with a resolution of 12 megapixels, a depth lens of 5 megapixels and a macro lens of 5 megapixels. In addition, the selfie camera is available with a 32 megapixel resolution.

It includes an Exynos 1280 processor – eight cores, and is available in memory volumes of 128 or 256 gigabytes of internal memory, alongside 6 or 8 gigabytes of RAM. The A73 also supports memory expansion using an SD card up to a volume of 1 Tera. The device includes a 5,000mAh battery and supports 25W fast charging, and the IP67 water resistance standard.

Price: NIS 1,949
Official importer: Samsung

Galaxy A73 (photo: Samsung)

Xiaomi 12 lite: The device comes with a screen with a 6.55-inch FHD + AMOLED panel and a refresh rate of 120Hz, and the touch sampling rate is 240Hz. The device’s battery comes with a capacity of 4300mAh, along with the possibility of fast wired charging of 67W that allows a full charge in only 41 minutes and technology to extend the life of the battery. A USB Type-C charging cable and a 67W charging adapter are included in the kit.

It includes a RAM memory of eight gigabytes, next to a memory of 256 gigabytes. Xiaomi 12 Lite supports Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, and comes with a built-in NFC chip and support for Dolby Atmos, an optical fingerprint scanner under the display and support for the Android 12 system in the MIUI 13 interface. In addition, it is available in the following colors: gray, pink and green.

Price: NIS 1,899 (including warranty from the official Xiaomi importer – the Hamilton Group)

Xiaomi 12 lite (Photo: Xiaomi PR)Xiaomi 12 lite (Photo: Xiaomi PR)

realme 9 Pro+ 5G: The device includes a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED screen, and a 90Hz refresh rate. Its camera array includes a 50-megapixel camera, alongside an 8MP super wide-angle camera and a 2-megapixel macro camera. The device is thin and light – its thickness is 7.99 mm and its weight is 182 grams. It includes a 4500mAh battery, which supports fast charging with a 60 watt charger. The company claims that this allows charging 50 percent of the battery – in just 15 minutes.

The device features a Light Shift design – which changes color from light blue to red when exposed to sunlight, just like the sky at sunrise. Alongside these, it is equipped with a fingerprint sensor built into the screen, which also functions as a heart rate monitor. However, it is important to emphasize that these measurement results should not be relied upon for diagnosis and medical treatment.

Price: NIS 1,499 for a device with eight gigabytes of RAM and 128 gigabytes of internal memory
NIS 1,599 for a device with eight gigabytes of RAM and 256 gigabytes of internal memory.

The device is available for purchase on the website and in Bug stores

vivo V23-5G: The device is equipped with a 6.44-inch screen and a 90HZ refresh rate and a MediaTek Dimensity 920 processor. The camera setup of the device includes a 64 megapixel lens, alongside an 8 megapixel wide lens and a 2 megapixel macro lens. Also, in the front part of the device there is a 50 megapixel main sensor and an 8 megapixel secondary sensor.

The device is equipped with a 4,200mAh battery, and support for fast charging with a power of 44 watts, which enables the charging of 68 percent of the battery within half an hour. In addition, the back of the device, which is painted in gold color, changes according to the light to metallic blue tones.

Price: 1999 NIS

Official importer of Banda Magnetic

vivo V23-5G (photo: Banda Magnetics)vivo V23-5G (photo: Banda Magnetics)

OPPO RENO 7z: The device is equipped with a 6.4-inch screen with FHD resolution, a refresh rate of 90Hz and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 processor. Its camera array includes a 64-megapixel camera, along with a depth lens and a 2-megapixel portrait lens. In the front part of the device, you can find a selfie camera with a resolution of 16 megapixels.

It is equipped with a 4,500mAh battery that supports 33W SuperVOOC 2.0 fast charging. The device includes a RAM memory of eight gigabytes, which can be expanded virtually, alongside a storage memory of 128GB, and is available in two colors.

Price: 1,649 NIS

To the importer’s website – Ronlight

Oppo - Oppo Reno 7 Z (Photo: Yeh'c Ronlight)Oppo – Oppo Reno 7 Z (Photo: Yeh’c Ronlight)

OnePlus Nord 2T: The device is equipped with a 6.43 AMOLED screen with a refresh rate of 90 Hz. The processor of the device is MediaTek Dimensity 1300. The photography system includes three 50-megapixel cameras, all three with the Sony IMX766 sensor. The selfie camera is 32 megapixels with the Sony IMX615 sensor.

It is also equipped with a 4,500mAh battery, and supports 80W fast charging. The device is available in two memory volumes, when it cannot be increased by a memory card.

Prices: NIS 1,899 for the device with eight gigabytes of RAM and 128 gigabytes of internal memory (available in Gray Shadow and Jade Fog colors)
NIS 2,099 for the device with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal memory (available in Gray Shadow color).

to the importer’s website

OnePlus Nord 2T (Photo: Yeh'ach)OnePlus Nord 2T (Photo: Yeh’ach)

HONOR X9 5G: The device comes with a screen measuring 6.81 inches, with a resolution of 1080×2388, with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and with a pixel density of 385ppi. The camera setup of the device includes a 48-megapixel lens with an aperture key of f/1.8. In addition, there are 2 megapixel sensors designed for macro and depth. The selfie camera is 16 megapixels with an aperture of f/2.45.

The device includes Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 695 5G processor, along with eight gigabytes of RAM and 256 gigabytes of internal memory. However, it does not support increasing the storage volume by memory card. Alongside these, it is equipped with a 4,500mAh battery, and support for fast wireless charging of 66 watts. The device is available in silver/Titanium Silver and black/Midnight Black

Price: 1,499 NIS (including 24 months warranty from the official importer)

HONOR X9 (Photo: Yeh'ach)HONOR X9 (Photo: Yeh’ach)

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