The Dell Vs HP Showdown

When you compare Dell vs HP, you are comparing two of the top name brand laptops on the market.

Say whatever bad things that you want, but these two companies have been around awhile and have provided quality laptops to happy customers for a long time.

Why are so many people buying from them?

The price is certainly one of the biggest reasons. All of the other companies can't seem to be able to compete with Dell and HP's price tag.

Dell has always been one of the leaders in the laptop industry as far as costs go. By selling most of their laptops direct, they avoid selling through retailers (aka the "middle-man"). They then pass on those savings to you.

HP works similar in that many of their laptops are purchased directly by phone or from their official site. However, it's more common with HP to purchase their laptops through a retailer. But at an increased price of course.

How Do You Choose Between The Two?

One thing is for certain, if you purchase a laptop from either one of the companies you are getting a quality laptop at a great price.

They sell thousands upon thousands of laptops a day so they must be doing something right.

The important thing to do is check out what both of them have to offer. For example...

If you are looking for an entertainment laptop, check out the official sites of both Dell and HP

They are both having new promotions on almost a daily basis. So see what looks most interesting to you. It may be wise to simply decide based on who has the better promotion at the time.

Difference In Looks

One noticeable difference between Dell vs HP is their looks. Dell tends to have a standard look while HP has a more glossy look.

For the most part, more people feel that HP has "better-looking" laptops. But Dell has come a long way over the years to offer different colors and an overall better looking laptop.

What matters most though is what you want. For some people, looks are important. And for others, it's about performance.

How To Check Them Out

Like most people, you may want to check them out first-hand before purchasing one. After all, a laptop is certainly a big investment for anyone.

If you want to check out an HP, click here to find a retailer nearest to you.

If you want to check out a Dell, you will have to find a Dell Direct Store by clicking here.

With both Dell and HP, it's probably a good idea to check out their laptops at a store if you need to, but when you are ready to do the actual purchasing, it's best to go online and do it. Their online promotions, combined with coupon codes you can easily find, far exceed what a retailer can offer in most cases.

Also, ordering online allows you to customize your laptop to better suit your needs.

Which Laptop Brand Do You Think Is Better?

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What did you like about it? What went wrong? If you've used both brands before, which one is better and why?...

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