Desktop: Desktop is a physical computer unit that consists of a monitor, CPU, keyboard, and mouse. It is a graphical user workspace on a software operating system. It is designed for regular use at one location. It requires the main power supply so that it can not be portable
Laptop:Laptop is an all-in-one computer that uses batteries or AC power that can last for several hours. It can be easily transported. It is also called a Notebook. It has basically a LED or LCD screen. It can be operated by a battery or AC supply that makes it portable.