Rent-to-own laptop computers are a good option for people who cannot afford to put money upfront for the purchase of a laptop. Understand that rent-to-own computer agreements may end up costing more than simply buying the computer. Learn more about this option for buying a computer with information from a computer industry specialist in this free video on laptop computers.
In this segment we discuss the option of renting a laptop computer to own. This of course is a good option for someone who doesn't have all the money upfront to purchase a laptop computer. There are advantages and disadvantages to renting a laptop computer. The advantage is you get to pay on a monthly or weekly basis. The way it works is after a predetermined amount of time you're making all the payments, that money then goes towards the purchase of a laptop computer and you own it at that time. Some companies will allow you to upgrade the laptop computer for an additional price at the end of the rental agreement. One of the disadvantages is you may actually end up paying more for the laptop computer through the rental agreement than if you would have just purchased it outright.