WEN 4212 drill press is having a handsome motor to work efficiently while WEN 4208 motor is durable for the long term. People believe that WEN 4212 has handy features this is why it seems more compatible. WEN 4212 is indeed a good bench-top drill while WEN 4208 gets down while down the holes for deep zones. The variable speed feature of WEN 4212 is also liked for being smooth and working for long hours indeed. Although speed is good still WEN 4208 is liked for working better for the heavy-duty devices for the reason of durability and perfection.