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Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • May 24, 2018

Laptops Vs iPad / Tablets - What do you prefer?

I'm curious to know what do our fellow engineers prefer - laptops or tablets? Earlier, the choice was easy because the tablets didn't have multiple task management capabilities and had lesser computing power compared to laptops. 

That has changed now! 

These days, the tablets are way more capable and powerful than laptops - minus the comfort of the keyboard. 

Do post - what do you like better - tablets or laptops? Why? 

Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • May 26, 2018

Tagging @Kunal‍ , @Ramani‍ sir, @Anoop‍ , @Harshad‍ 

shameer ariff
shameer ariff • May 26, 2018

Always laptops, the tablet are not convenient for professional usage, it may be helpful during browsing and playing but not for coding or for terminal (CLI)

Ankita Katdare
Ankita Katdare • May 26, 2018

@Kaustubh‍ Am I too old school for this? I still believe in desktops. I think real work gets done at a desk with a notepad by your side.

Harshad Italiya
Harshad Italiya • May 27, 2018

As I am more into Electronics development I prefer Desktop but I think  compare to tablet for the development purpose still Laptop is far ahead.

I Would go for laptop because coding is convient on it.

I have a Dell Desktop, A Macairpro, an iPad (Second issue), and a Redmi note.

Almost all my professional work is done on the workplace (work horse also) Dell. More convenient for drawings, reports, Excel and such. At 80 years, the user prefers the large display that reduces errors.


Laptop is convenient in any way...according to display size, and having keypad is advantage over tablets...and we can run software

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Addy smith
Addy smith • Oct 22, 2018

Well, I prefer to desktops because they have a large screen, keyboard and more important for body posture. The professionals choose desktops for a long time of sitting work, I know they have the limitation of portability but still, they are best at work.

Aryaman Gupta
Aryaman Gupta • Apr 10, 2019

Both the gadgets are different in their platform so we really can't compare both of them. As we know that laptop is a computer the but iPad is a tablet so we should not compare both of them.

Abhishek Rawal
Abhishek Rawal • Apr 12, 2019

Desktops over everything when it comes to work or gaming. It's 2019 and I am still struggling with laptops.

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