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LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB

86

Kagoo Score

86

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
An affordable and fully featured 240g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection.
2TB
5 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
240g
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
86
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Popularity
Very Popular
87
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb

80

Kagoo Score

80

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and cheap 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
83
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB

86

Kagoo Score

86

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
An affordable and fully featured 240g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection.
2TB
5 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
240g
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
86
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Popularity
Very Popular
87
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb

80

Kagoo Score

80

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and cheap 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
83
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
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LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
4 Reasons For
Slightly Lighter
The LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB has a weight of 240g, however the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb is a 247g external hard drive (7g 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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Password Protection
The LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB has a password protection, however the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb does not.

'Password Protection' indicates whether the hard drive has password protection as a security measure against unauthorised entry.

Setting a password on your hard drive stops anyone plugging it in and reading the information stored on it - it's a good mid-level security feature.

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Better Kagoo Score
The LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB has received a Kagoo Score of 86, but the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb scored 80.
Cheaper by $30
The LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB costs $99.99, whereas the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb is $129.99.
2 Reasons For
Newer by Three Years
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb was released two years ago, but the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB was released six years ago
Better Brand
Seagate external hard drives have an average rating of 76%, however LaCie only has an average rating of 66.8%.

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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Specification

 
 
 
Key Features LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Weight 240g
BEST
247g
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 2TB 5TB
BEST
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Wi-Fi Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
USB Version
3.0
 3.0
3.0
 3.0
Thunderbolt Technology Unknown - Click to provide data
Thunderbolt technology
 Thunderbolt technology
USB Connector Type
Micro-Usb B Usb Type-a
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-a
Micro-Usb B Usb Type-a
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-a
USB Data Transfer Rates
5000 480
 5000
 480
5000 480
 5000
 480
USB Connectivity Unknown - Click to provide data
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5,000 Mbit/s
BEST
960 Mbit/s
USB Connector
Micro-Usb B Usb
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb
Micro-Usb B Usb
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb
 
 
 
Logistics Data LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Quantity Per Pallet Unknown - Click to provide data 960
Pallet Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 455480
 
 
 
Hard Drive LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
File Format System
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Device Type
Hard Drive Portable
Hdd
 Hard Drive
 Portable
 Hdd
Hard Drive Portable
Hdd
 Hard Drive
 Portable
 Hdd
Hard Drive Size
2.5
 2.5
2.5
 2.5
Hard Drive Interface
Usb 3
 Usb 3
Usb 3
 Usb 3
Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Interface
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Performance LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Data Transfer Rate 5 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
BEST
 
 
 
Features LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data CE
Operating System Supported (Mac)
Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Mac Os X 10.7 Lion Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra 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 10.5 Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
 Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
 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 10.5 Leopard Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Mac Os X 10.7 Lion Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra 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 10.5 Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
 Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
 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)
Wi Windows 7 Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Basic X64 Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Home Premium X64 Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 Professional X64 Windows 7 Starter
Windows 7 Starter X64 Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows 7 Ultimate X64 Windows 8
Windows 8 Enterprise Windows 8 Enterprise X64
Windows 8 Pro Windows 10
Windows 10 Education Windows 10 Education X64
Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise X64
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home X64
Windows 10 Iot Core Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro X64 Windows 7 Enterprise
Windows 7 Enterprise X64 Windows 7 Hom
 Wi
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional X64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Starter X64
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise X64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 10
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Iot Core
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Hom
Wi Windows 7 Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Basic X64 Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Home Premium X64 Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 Professional X64 Windows 7 Starter
Windows 7 Starter X64 Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows 7 Ultimate X64 Windows 8
Windows 8 Enterprise Windows 8 Enterprise X64
Windows 8 Pro Windows 10
Windows 10 Education Windows 10 Education X64
Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise X64
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home X64
Windows 10 Iot Core Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro X64 Windows 7 Enterprise
Windows 7 Enterprise X64 Windows 7 Hom
 Wi
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional X64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Starter X64
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise X64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 10
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Iot Core
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Hom
LED Indicators
1
 1
1
 1
Password Protection
Password protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Housing Material
Metal Plastic
 Metal
 Plastic
Metal Plastic
 Metal
 Plastic
Fingerprint Reader
Fingerprint reader
 Fingerprint reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
Metallic Orange
Silver
 Metallic
 Orange
 Silver
Metallic Orange
Silver
 Metallic
 Orange
 Silver
Plug and Play
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 
 
 
Power LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Bus Powered
Usb 0
 Usb
 0
Usb 0
 Usb
 0
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Height 19mm 114.5mm
Depth 135mm 20.5mm
Width 86mm 78mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 409
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 146
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 43
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 105
Bundled Software LaCie Backup Assistant| LaCie Private-Public| LaCie Desktop Manager Eco Mode Seagate Dashboard, NTFS Driver
User Guide
User guide
 User guide
User guide
 User guide
Cables Included
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Warranty Note Limited Warranty - 2 Years|Limited Warranty - 2 Years Unknown - Click to provide data
Pallet Dimensions (W X D X H) Unknown - Click to provide data 1219 X 1131 X 1016
Dimensions (WxDxH)
89 x 140
 89 x 140
89 x 140
 89 x 140
Compatible Operating Systems Apple MacOS X 10.6| Apple MacOS X 10.5| Apple MacOS X 10.7 Lion| Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion| Microsoft Windows Vista | XP | 7 | 8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Case or Master Carton Quantity Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Mac Compatibility Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac compatibility
 Mac compatibility
Interface Type 1 X USB 3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Storage Capacity 2000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5in

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