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Are Laptops or Tablets Better For College Students?
Laptops are more
than tablets resulting in better overall performance, especially for students using power-intensive apps such as photo-editing, video-rendering, or emulator software.
As portable computers, they have many more functionalities compared to tablets.
will work on a PC but not on an iPad.
A PC can substitute for a tablet, but a tablet can't substitute for a PC. Many applications, procedures, and websites only work via
A PC has a
to work on compared to a tablet.
They are generally heavier and require more space to operate (bulky charger, keyboard and/or mouse, etc.)
There is more junk attached to PCs. For instance, the default applications that often slow down performance, or the forced updates which take ages to complete.
Taking notes on a PC with a
(touch-screen laptops, convertibles, 2-in-1s) is generally a less user-friendly experience than on a tablet, which is optimized for this task.