In a few weeks, it’s back to school 2020! And despite the inconvenience caused by the virus, this is an opportunity to update your equipment, so that you can work, both at home and on the go. With this in mind, we have selected a few devices sold at low prices.
If your laptop or some of your peripherals are getting old, it is possible to replace them with new, more efficient devices, without spending too much money. Here is a small selection that may interest you!
HP 22w – € 99.99
As its name suggests, the HP 22w monitor is equipped with a 22-inch diagonal LCD panel. In 16: 9 aspect ratio, it is well suited for games or watching videos. It uses IPS technology, which is the guarantee of beautiful colors and wide viewing angles. The panel supports a Full HD definition (1920 x 1080 pixels) to provide a precise display.
The monitor connections are made up of two video inputs, HDMI and VGA, which is particularly practical for simultaneously connecting a desktop computer and a laptop PC, for example. The HP 22w is attractive, with reduced bezels on three of its sides. Conveniently, access to its various settings is facilitated by five buttons on the back of the monitor.
HP ENVY 6020 – € 80.90
Despite its low price, the HP Envy 6020 color inkjet printer is a multifunction model (printer, scanner and copier), which has the advantage of being able to communicate wirelessly with a computer, tablet or smartphone, in Wi-Fi (a USB port is also present!). It’s fast, as it supports speeds of 10 and 7 pages per minute, in monochrome and color, respectively.
The HP envy 6020 uses two ink cartridges (black and three colors). On the other hand, it incorporates a tray that can hold up to 100 A4 sheets. Good point, it knows how to do double-sided printing automatically, in order to save paper. Scans are performed with a maximum resolution of 1200 x 1200 dots per inch.
Acer Chromebook CB315-3H-C5JY – 279 €
Often, you use your laptop just for simple, everyday tasks. And most of the apps we regularly use to read email, watch videos, or listen to music are actually available online, from a web browser. This is why a laptop like the Acer Chromebook CB315-3H-C5JY is ideally suited for this type of use.
This is an inexpensive Chromebook that runs on ChromeOS. It is equipped with a 15.6-inch HD screen, an Intel Celeron N4020 processor, 8 GB of memory and 64 GB of storage space. The latter can be easily expanded using a card reader. SD memory and 3 USB ports (one of which is type C).
Logitech MK270 – € 24.49
Cables were for the twentieth century! Today, to enjoy complete freedom of movement, a wireless keyboard and mouse are essential. The Logitech MK270 kit brings together these peripherals, which can run for a very long time on simple batteries (two for the keyboard for two years of battery life and one for the mouse for uninterrupted operation for a year).
Communication between the computer and the keyboard and mouse takes place via radio waves (2.4 GHz), which are received by a tiny adapter connected to a USB port. Good point, the keyboard has a numeric keypad. It has ultra-flat, silent keys that are splash-proof.