What do you prefer:laptops or desktop?

India
December 22, 2009 2:05pm CST
I prefer laptop rather than desktop,because it is portable,easy to carry,it requires less space,it runs on battery. Though its cost is on higher side,but in this advanced era,the technical and operational feasibility,takes over it. I am not bothered to pay extra,for so many advantages. DO you think in that way?
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• China
1 Jan 10
Hi there, I think we can chose laptop or desktop according to our requirement. If one will travel a lot I think he/she'd better to use laptop. But the advantage of desktop is its operational feasibility. The size of screen of laptop is much smaller than the one of desktop. So when you wanna watch movie or play games in home, I think using desktop is better.
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• Philippines
1 Jan 10
I think I prefer a laptop by far. Pros: -portable -lightweight -energy saver -can use while I lie down, on the potty, on the bed while I dangle my feet up -looks better than a desktop, by far. :D Despite not being able to upgrade it so easily, I think a laptop is still great, because I'm not the type who always wants to upgrade everything anyway. As long as it isn't as slooooooooooooow as a snail, I won't complain. :D I guess that's the beauty of a Mac, too, because not only is it slow to get slow (pardon the pun), because the operating system is top-notch, doesn't get viruses, etc., I think the Mac is also great because they've made it easier to upgrade it. Replacing the hard drive and the RAM is something that a user can do himself. I guess what matters is getting a user-friendly, user-serviceable, sturdy (inside and out: OS and hardware) laptop. :D
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@yinmm007 (605)
• China
23 Dec 09
Both laptop and desktop have their own advantages and disadvantages.Laptop is convenient and low power consumption.But we cann't change the configuration freely after we buy a laptop.Desktop is cheaper and with higher configuration.Watching HDTV on a big screen is a wonderful enjoyment though that needs more power.
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@codris (783)
• Italy
22 Dec 09
i don't have a laptop but i prefere a desktop computer, because is more powerful and i think that is more confortable than a laptop. But laptops can be used away from home and electric power, for this they're versatile and realy useful in a lot of situations. But their power can last only one or maybe two hours, and so they need energy, and outside there is no internet connection, or if there is an internet connection it will be slow and hard to use.
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@Iram786 (498)
22 Dec 09
i definitely prefer laptops, they're a lot smaller and faster and you can take them around anywhere really, i also think they look cooler. i only like the fast ones though [:
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@pratibi (11)
• India
22 Dec 09
While upgrading desktops are easier and more feasiable, I prefer laptops. They are great to use and handy, no cables running arround and flexiblity to use anywhere. With the data cards that are available, you feel like carring the whole world with you in the little box.
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• India
22 Dec 09
They both have their pros and cons! Desktop can be used by everyone in the house, It can stay long even with rough use, but laptops or notebooks can't. Laptops are mobile, you can use it where ever you want
• United States
22 Dec 09
I also like the portability of a laptop but theres some reasons i dont like them too. Most laptops you have a hard time upgrading hardware such as graphics cards and other things. Also if something goes wrong with for expample the graphics card of some laptop many times other major expensive parts need to be replaced to fix the one problem. Also another problem ive found with latops is most have the over heating problems and you must use a cooling pad to prevent over heating. Desk tops are less portabe so i see theres a no win situation. I would love to have enough money to have one of each but its going to take awhile to save the money to afford that.
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@maximax8 (31177)
• United Kingdom
22 Dec 09
I have experienced owning and using both desktop computers and laptops. I greatly prefer laptops because they are mobile. They are so lightweight that I can use it anywhere I please in my house. I didn't like sitting at my desk and it was bothersome if I had to ever move my desk top computer. Now I have a net book that is ideal when I go off traveling. It is even more lightweight than my laptop.
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• Philippines
23 Feb 10
choosing over laptop from desktop? depends on your need. i would be willing to pay the price so long it's worth it. comparing a laptop is like comparing a car from a motorcycle. but in general, they are both used for transportation. like the car and motorcycle, desktop have both advantage and disadvantage so is the laptop.
@rosekiss (30313)
• Eugene, Oregon
12 Jan 10
I prefer a laptop over a desktop, since the laptop is protabgle, where the desktop isn't. I have both, but I don't use my desktop, only for a server and it has the printer hooked to it, so I use it for that, and it is 7 years old, so I really don't know how much longer it has before it goes out. I just purchased my laptop I am using on Friday, as I wanted Windows 7 as I just didn't like Vista. I really like it os far, but of course only been a few days, but I am sure it will be much better than the other laptop was. I am going to give my Vista laptop to my grandson, as he doesn't have any. I guess it will be put to good use that way, and it is only a year odl, so it has a lot of life to it yet. Take care, and happy mylotting.