08.15.23 / Product

[Update] Top Back to School Trend: Unique is the New Norm

Update as of August 15, 2023: New products and promotions added

Classes are around the corner, and this year, unique is the new norm. Nearly 90% of Gen Zers and Millennials expect products to be customized to suit their personal needs[1], and Samsung is here to join the back to school excitement with trendy tech options that are accessible and affordable.

If you’re part of the 85% of consumers[2] with at least half of your school shopping still on your to-do list, visit Samsung.com to start saving! In addition to all of our awesome offers, teachers, administrators and parents can save up to an additional 30% as part of our Galaxy Campus Store  and Education Offers Program[3]. With our wide range of customizable, cutting-edge products and accessories, you can find a dynamic device that will empower you to take on the year in style.


Here are 13 of our favorite Samsung products and accessories to make back to school shopping a breeze:

Tech to Help You Pass the Test
  1. Galaxy Book3 Pro 360 – Starting at $1599.99 (Save up to $300 with eligible trade-in[4] for a limited time) : Bring big PC power anywhere with the Galaxy Book3 Pro 360’s 2-in-1 display. Stay powered through your projects for up to 19 hours[5] with its long-lasting battery, whether you’re camping out in the library or cramming a last minute study session on the bus ride to class.
  2. Galaxy Buds Live – Starting at $89.99 (Save up to $60 with eligible trade-in4 for a limited time): Experience impressive sound quality and elevate your style with Galaxy Buds Live, available in five colors and glossy finishes. Fit for all-day comfort with up to 8-hours[6] of non-stop listening, stay focused with Active Noise Cancellation (ANC). And to make study group a little bit easier, use Buds Together[7] to listen with friends, without sharing earbuds.
  3. USB Type-C™ Flash Drive – Starting at $15.99 (Save up to $14 for a limited time): Count on reliable performance and rapid transfer speeds without sacrificing style. Compatible with USB-C devices such as laptops, tablets, smartphones and cameras, this flash drive is designed to keep you connected wherever you go, while being compact enough to fit in the palm of your hand.
  4. Galaxy Z Fold5 – Starting at $1,799.99 (Save up to $1000 with eligible trade-in4 for a limited time) Precision meets portability with the massive 7.6” screen[8] on this productivity powerhouse. Multi-Window View takes your multitasking to the next level with ability to keep three windows open on one screen. Bring your work wherever you go with S Pen capabilities[9] on the Z Fold5 and Samsung Notes for a canvas that syncs[10] across Galaxy devices.
Tech that Keeps Up with the Trends
  1. Eco-Conscious Phone Cases: Protect your phone, while keeping the planet in mind. As part of our commitment to everyday sustainability, we’ve incorporated eco-conscious materials into our Silicone Grip[11], Smart View Wallet[12] and Rugged Gadget cases[13] for the Galaxy S23 series. And for our latest generation of foldables, check out our luxurious Eco-Leather cases[14] for both the Galaxy Z Flip5 and Galaxy Z Fold5.
  2. Galaxy Watch Bands: Make keeping track of time trendy with comfortable and customizable watch bands for your Galaxy Watch5 or Galaxy Watch6. In addition to our stylish selection for the Galaxy Watch5, we’ve introduced all-new one-click bands for the Galaxy Watch6 series, so that you easily swap out your bands in a snap.
  3. Style Your Smartphone: Show off your style with a wide-range of wallpapers, icons and themes starting at $0.99 on the Galaxy Store. Head to the app and click on “Themes” to start customizing your smartphone from the inside out. Or, flaunt your fashion sense and Galaxy Z Flip5 with the new cutting-edge FlipSuit Case. It uses interchangeable, interactive cards that automatically sync to the front cover of your Z Flip5!
Spruce Up Your Space No Matter the Size
  1. 32” Smart Monitor with Streaming TV – Starting at $599.99 (Save up to $100 through September 10): Maximize space in your dorm and take productivity and entertainment to the next level with a monitor that doubles as a 4K HDR Smart TV. With the Smart Monitor M8’s convenient connectivity options and Smart TV apps, you can work hard and watch your favorite shows. Match your monitor to your space with a height-adjustable screen that can get mounted on your wall, available in four fun colors: white, pink, blue or green.
  2. Galaxy Tab S9 – Starting at $799.99: “Tab” into your potential with our new premium tablet portfolio. As the most heat-efficient Galaxy Tab lineup ever and the first Galaxy Tab S series to earn an IP68 rating[15], you can bring your big ideas to life, both indoors and out. Save space without sacrificing productivity using the Tab S9’s Book Cover Keyboard, DeX Mode and Multi View feature that simulate a desktop experience and make multi-tasking a breeze.
  3. Jet™ 75+ Cordless Stick Vacuum – Starting at $499.99 (Free Battery with purchase[16] – $129.99 value through October 25): Keep your dorm room clean with a vacuum that’s designed to reach difficult places and includes additional tools to help get the job done. Tidy up on your terms for up to 120 minutes without needing to recharge[17]. And be sure to use the Turbo Brush for exceptional cleaning on all types of surfaces.
Work Hard, Play Hard
  1. Galaxy Watch6 Series – Starting at $299.99 (Get up to $250 off with eligible trade-in4 for a limited time): Make the most of your days and nights with personalized health guidance, an expanded app ecosystem and smoother and faster interactions right from your wrist. With powerful sleep and wellness features[18], including enhanced Sleep Coaching, Body Composition[19] and Personalized Heart Rate Zone[20], start unlocking a healthier you on our biggest screen yet.[21]
  2. The Freestyle – $599.99 (Save up to $200 through August 27): Whether you’re catching up on the latest lectures or enjoying a much-needed movie night with friends, learn, work and watch from virtually anywhere by projecting with The Freestyle. Need a break from studying? Use your ceiling as a blank surface to immerse yourself in your favorite content[22] before slipping it into your backpack to take your entertainment with you on-the-go.
  3. Galaxy Z Flip5 – Starting at $999.99 (Save up to $600 with eligible trade-in4 for a limited time): Snap the perfect selfie, effortlessly access information, or check your texts without even opening your device using the new Flex Window. With Z Flip5’s unparalleled design and form factor, this pocket-sized phone is packed with personalization options and provides the most versatile camera experience on a Galaxy smartphone.

For even more gadgets to help you gear up for the new school year, visit Samsung.com.

[1] Source: Kantar 2021 Global MONITOR
[2] Source: NRF’s Annual 2023 Back-to-College Survey, conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics
[3] Samsung.com sign in required for purchases and may require additional verification of your student or educator identity. The prices and special offers shown are being provided exclusively for verified users registered to Samsung’s Education Offers Program using their school email id or an email id verified by ID.me, and you agree to the terms on using an authentic email address registered under your name. All prices are available for a limited time only, and cannot be combined with any other offer. ID.me privacy policy. For more, visit Samsung.com.
[4] For a limited time only, on Samsung.com/Shop Samsung App, or purchase a new qualifying Galaxy device (“Qualifying Purchase”), send in your qualifying trade-in device to Samsung through the Samsung Trade-In Program, and if Samsung determines your trade-in device meets all eligibility requirements, you will receive a trade-in credit specific to your qualifying trade-in device to apply toward your Qualifying Purchase. Click here for full trade-in terms and conditions to learn more.
[5] Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors. Based on results from internal lab tests for local video playback time conducted by Samsung. Test results from a prerelease version of the device under default settings (audio volume and brightness levels) without connection to Wi-Fi or mobile network.
[6] Actual battery life may vary and depend on usage conditions such as function settings, playback file type, and Bluetooth signal strength.
[7] Feature only supported on devices running One UI 2.5 or later.
[8] Display measurements are diagonal, and actual viewable area is less due to rounded corners and camera hole punch.
[9] S Pen (optional) sold separately, compatible only with main display. Requires S Pen Fold Edition or S Pen Pro.
[10] Requires both devices to have One UI 3.1 or later. Devices must be logged in to the same Samsung account and be on the same Wi-Fi network.
[11] The plastic portion of the Galaxy S23 Ultra Silicone Grip Case contains a minimum of 19% post-consumer recycled content (UL ECVP 2809). For more information, see: www.ul.com/services/recyclability-environmental-claim-validation-ecv
[12] A minimum of 17% of the Galaxy S23 | S23+ S-View Wallet Case frame contains plastic from post-consumer recycled content (UL ECVP 2809) and the cover contains a minimum of 21% bio-based content (UL ECVP 9798). For more information, see: www.ul.com/services/recyclability-environmental-claim-validation-ecv
[13] The plastic portion of the Galaxy S23 Ultra Rugged Gadget case contains a minimum of 8% post-consumer recycled content (UL ECVP 2809). For more information, see: www.ul.com/services/recyclability-environmental-claim-validation-ecv
[14] The plastic portion of the Galaxy Z Flip5 Flap Eco-Leather Case contains a minimum of 14% post-consumer recycled content (UL ECVP 2809). The Flap Eco-Leather Case also contains a minimum of 1% bio-based content (UL ECVP 9798), consisting of 11% bio-based content in the outer case. For more information, see: www.ul.com/services/environmental-claim-validation.
[15] Consistent with IP68 rating, water resistant in up to 5 feet of water for up to 30 minutes. Rinse residue / dry after wet.
[16] While supplies last. For full terms and conditions, visit Samsung.com.
[17] Stated run time applies to the minimum power level with a nonmotorized tool attached.
[18] Requires smartphone with Android 10.0 or later, 2GB or more RAM and Samsung Health app version 6.22 or later.
[19] The Samsung BIA is a body analyzer that uses bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) technology to track body composition based on weight, body fat, body mass index (BMI), skeletal muscle, body water, and basal metabolic rate (BMR) measurements. It is not intended to specifically diagnose or treat a medical condition.
[20] Available only for running workouts. Requires initial set up of 10 minutes of outside running with GPS on; smartphone with Android 10.0 or later, 2GB or more RAM and Samsung Health app version 6.22 or later.
[21] The screen size comparison is based on Galaxy Watch6 Small (40mm) and Galaxy Watch6 Classic Small (43mm). Compared to Galaxy Watch5 Small (40mm) and Galaxy Watch4 Classic Small (42mm) respectively. Based on Galaxy Watch6 Large (44mm) and Galaxy Watch6 Classic Large (47mm), the screen size comparison is 16%.
[22] Some functions require internet connection via Wifi or from a mobile device.

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