If you are thinking to buy new laptop, you may confused between different type of laptop hardware and OS. Laptop Hardware is compact and very different from normal PC hardware. If you are planning to buy new Laptop, you must read this post. Like branded Desktop, Laptop also comes with Pre-Installed Operating System and Without Operating System. Windows 10 price is included with device price if you select a windows 10 laptop.
What is DOS installed Laptop?
MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System) is command Line Interface (CLI) of Microsoft (discontinued operating system for x86-based personal computers) and It helps to run very old (before 1995) Applications and Games. Today DOS nothing like OS and we can’t do anything.
If We buy a DOS Laptop, that means we brought a Laptop without any Operating System. After buying we have to Install any OS (Windows/Linux) manually or hire someone to install OS. Yes, DOS laptop is fully compatible with Windows and Linux.
What is Windows installed Laptop?
Windows (Current version is Windows 10) is Paid Operating System of Microsoft and World popular OS. Windows 10 introduces universal apps store and Modern design. Windows is very easy for daily work.
If we buy Windows 10 Laptop, that means we brought a Laptop with Pre-Installed Windows OS and We also Paid for License fee for installed copy of Windows 10. And Yes, Windows 10 Laptop is also Linux compatible.
What is Linux (Ubuntu) installed Laptop?
Ubuntu (Current version is Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) is a Debian-based Linux operating system for personal computers and world popular Linux after Android. Ubuntu Linux is very easy to use and we can do everything which is possible through Windows 10. Ubuntu Linux is Free and OpenSource OS. We never have to pay for any license fee for Ubuntu and It’s Softwares. And Ubuntu Linux is Very much secure then Windows.
If we buy a Ubuntu Laptop, that means we brought a Laptop with Pre-Installed Ubuntu LTS and no license fee is included in price. And Yes, Ubuntu Linux Laptop is fully compatible with Windows OS.
I owned a DOS/Linux Laptop, Can I install Windows for Free-
Yes, You can install Windows 10 in any Linux laptop or DOS Laptop. Just Download and Install it manually. You also can get windows free license through Windows Insider Program. Just be a part of Windows Insider and get free Windows License and enjoy full Windows 10 experience.
Which Laptop Should I buy?
Linux, Windows and DOS laptop are same by hardware but Windows laptops are much costly then DOS/Linux and having customized version of Windows 10 with Pre-Installed unwanted Apps. All modern laptop have UEFI BIOS that compatible with GPT Master Partition, So all laptops are same.
If you have any plan to use Linux in future, You must buy a Linux Laptop as it will optimized for Linux system. Otherwise you can buy DOS laptop. I will never suggest you to buy Windows 10 Laptop unless you get in offer.