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G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb

63

Kagoo Score

63

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only average value for money 167g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM.
1TB
140 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
167g
78
Features
Good Features
65
Value for Money
Good
63
Kagoo Score
Good
Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb

83

Kagoo Score

83

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and fully featured 247g external hard drive. It has a hard drive capacity of 5TB and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
5TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
247g
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
85
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb

63

Kagoo Score

63

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only average value for money 167g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM.
1TB
140 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
167g
78
Features
Good Features
65
Value for Money
Good
63
Kagoo Score
Good
Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb

83

Kagoo Score

83

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and fully featured 247g external hard drive. It has a hard drive capacity of 5TB and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
5TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
247g
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
85
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
2 Reasons For
A Lot Lighter
The G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb has a weight of 167, whereas the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb is a 247g external hard drive (80g heavier).

'Weight' denotes the weight of the external hard drive, measured in grams (g).

A heavier hard drive will be bulkier, and more annoying to carry around.

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Cheaper by $40
The G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb costs $40.04 less than the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb.
4 Reasons For
A Lot Faster Maximum Data Transfer Rate
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb is a 960 max data transfer rate external hard drive, whereas the G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb is only a 136 Mbit/s max data transfer rate external hard drive (824 Mbit/s slower).

'Data Transfer Rate' indicates how fast data can be transferred to/from the external hard drive.

Faster data transfer speeds means that you will be able to transfer larger files to/from the hard drive faster.

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Better Kagoo Score
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 83, however the G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb scored only 63.
16 Months Newer
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb was released 16 months later than the G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb
Better Brand
Seagate external hard drives have an average rating of 90.1%, whereas G-Technology only has an average rating of 74.7%.

Weight

'Weight' denotes the weight of the external hard drive, measured in grams (g).

A heavier hard drive will be bulkier, and more annoying to carry around.

Hard Drive Capacity

'Hard Drive Capacity' denotes how much data the hard drive can hold, measured in gigabytes (GB).

A bigger hard drive capacity means that it can hold more files and data at once.

Data Transfer Rate

'Data Transfer Rate' indicates how fast data can be transferred to/from the external hard drive.

Faster data transfer speeds means that you will be able to transfer larger files to/from the hard drive faster.

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Key Features G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Weight 167g
BEST
247g
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 1TB 5TB
BEST
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
USB Version
3.0
 3.0
3.0
 3.0
Thunderbolt Technology
Thunderbolt technology
 Thunderbolt technology
Thunderbolt technology
 Thunderbolt technology
USB Connector Type
Usb Type-C Micro-Usb B
Usb Type-a
 Usb Type-C
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-a
Usb Type-C Micro-Usb B
Usb Type-a
 Usb Type-C
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-a
USB Data Transfer Rates
5000
 5000
5000
 5000
USB Connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 136 Mbit/s 960 Mbit/s
BEST
USB Connector
Usb Type-C Usb
 Usb Type-C
 Usb
Usb Type-C Usb
 Usb Type-C
 Usb
 
 
 
Logistics Data G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Quantity Per Pallet Unknown - Click to provide data 960
Quantity Per Master (Outer) Case 6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pallet Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 455480
 
 
 
Hard Drive G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
File Format System
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Device Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Hard Drive Size
2.5
 2.5
2.5
 2.5
Hard Drive Interface
Usb 3
 Usb 3
Usb 3
 Usb 3
Hard Drive Speed 7,200 RPM Unknown - Click to provide data
Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Interface
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Performance G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Data Transfer Rate 140 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
BEST
 
 
 
Features G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data CE
Operating System Supported (Mac)
Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
Mac Os X 10.13 High Sierra Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
Mac Os X 10.2 Jaguar Mac Os X 10.3 Panther
Mac Os X 10.4 Tiger Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
 Mac Os X 10.13 High Sierra
 Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
 Mac Os X 10.2 Jaguar
 Mac Os X 10.3 Panther
 Mac Os X 10.4 Tiger
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
Mac Os X 10.13 High Sierra Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
Mac Os X 10.2 Jaguar Mac Os X 10.3 Panther
Mac Os X 10.4 Tiger Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
 Mac Os X 10.13 High Sierra
 Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
 Mac Os X 10.2 Jaguar
 Mac Os X 10.3 Panther
 Mac Os X 10.4 Tiger
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
Operating System Supported (Mobile)
Android ios 8.0
ios 9.2 ios 9.1
ios 9.0 ios 8.4
ios 8.3 ios 8.2
ios 8.1 Android 5.1
Android 3.0 Android 5.0
Android 4.4 Android 4.3
Android 4.2 Android 4.1
Android 4.0 Android 3.2
Android 3.1 ios 9.3
 Android
 ios 8.0
 ios 9.2
 ios 9.1
 ios 9.0
 ios 8.4
 ios 8.3
 ios 8.2
 ios 8.1
 Android 5.1
 Android 3.0
 Android 5.0
 Android 4.4
 Android 4.3
 Android 4.2
 Android 4.1
 Android 4.0
 Android 3.2
 Android 3.1
 ios 9.3
Android ios 8.0
ios 9.2 ios 9.1
ios 9.0 ios 8.4
ios 8.3 ios 8.2
ios 8.1 Android 5.1
Android 3.0 Android 5.0
Android 4.4 Android 4.3
Android 4.2 Android 4.1
Android 4.0 Android 3.2
Android 3.1 ios 9.3
 Android
 ios 8.0
 ios 9.2
 ios 9.1
 ios 9.0
 ios 8.4
 ios 8.3
 ios 8.2
 ios 8.1
 Android 5.1
 Android 3.0
 Android 5.0
 Android 4.4
 Android 4.3
 Android 4.2
 Android 4.1
 Android 4.0
 Android 3.2
 Android 3.1
 ios 9.3
Operating System Supported (Windows)
Windows 10 Education Windows 10 Education X64
Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise X64
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home X64
Windows 10 Pro Windows 10 Pro X64
Windows 7 Enterprise Windows 7 Enterprise X64
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
Windows 7 Home Premiu Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 10 Windows 10 Iot Core
Windows 7 Hom
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premiu
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 10
 Windows 10 Iot Core
 Windows 7 Hom
Windows 10 Education Windows 10 Education X64
Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise X64
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home X64
Windows 10 Pro Windows 10 Pro X64
Windows 7 Enterprise Windows 7 Enterprise X64
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
Windows 7 Home Premiu Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 10 Windows 10 Iot Core
Windows 7 Hom
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premiu
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 10
 Windows 10 Iot Core
 Windows 7 Hom
LED Indicators
1
 1
1
 1
Housing Material
Aluminium Metal
Plastic
 Aluminium
 Metal
 Plastic
Aluminium Metal
Plastic
 Aluminium
 Metal
 Plastic
Colour
Grey Silver
 Grey
 Silver
Grey Silver
 Grey
 Silver
Plug and Play
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 
 
 
Power G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Bus Powered_test Bus Powered Unknown - Click to provide data
Bus Powered
Usb 0
 Usb
 0
Usb 0
 Usb
 0
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Height 13mm 114.5mm
Depth 129mm 20.5mm
Width 82mm 78mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 409
Package Height 182 146
Package Depth 48 43
Package Width 119 105
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data Seagate Dashboard, NTFS Driver
User Guide
User guide
 User guide
User guide
 User guide
Cables Included
Usb Usb Type-C
 Usb
 Usb Type-C
Usb Usb Type-C
 Usb
 Usb Type-C
 
 
 
Other Features G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Pallet Dimensions (W X D X H) Unknown - Click to provide data 1219 X 1131 X 1016
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data Windows - Mac
Minimum System Requirements MacOS 10.11+ and Windows 10, 8.1, 7 (Via Reformat) Windows 7 or Later - Mac OS X 10.7 or Later
Case or Master Carton Quantity Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Mac Compatibility Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac compatibility
 Mac compatibility
Case or Master Carton Dimensions (W X D X H) Unknown - Click to provide data 173 X 108 X 173
Connectivity Technology
Wired
 Wired
Wired
 Wired
Country of Origin
China
 China
China
 China
Cable Length Unknown - Click to provide data 0.46m
Form Factor Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5in
Accessories Included G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C Hard Drive (1) USB-C to USB-C Cable (1) USB-C to USB-A Cable (Compatible With USB 3.0) Quick Start Guide 3-Year Limited Warranty Unknown - Click to provide data

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