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Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2TbvsWestern Digital My Passport

Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb

71

Kagoo Score

71

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and phenomenally light weight USB powered external hard drive, with a good price.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
140g
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
72
Features
Good Features
69
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
71
Value for Money
Good
71
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Western Digital My Passport

88

Kagoo Score

88

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning but 2 year old 170g external hard drive, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and an affordable price. It has a password protection and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered. Multiple reviews mentioned that this external hard drive has a big storage capacity, very fast read/write speed and it's really easy to use.
1TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
170g
93
Reviews
159 Reviews + 2 Awards
84
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Widely Available
84
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Age
2 Years Old
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb

71

Kagoo Score

71

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and phenomenally light weight USB powered external hard drive, with a good price.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
140g
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
72
Features
Good Features
69
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
71
Value for Money
Good
71
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Western Digital My Passport

88

Kagoo Score

88

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning but 2 year old 170g external hard drive, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and an affordable price. It has a password protection and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered. Multiple reviews mentioned that this external hard drive has a big storage capacity, very fast read/write speed and it's really easy to use.
1TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
170g
93
Reviews
159 Reviews + 2 Awards
84
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Widely Available
84
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Age
2 Years Old
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
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$92.29
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$93.25
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$93.54
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Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
2 Reasons For
18% Lighter
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb is a 140g external hard drive. That's 30g lighter than the Western Digital My Passport (170g).

'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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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this external hard drive and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
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Password Protection
The Western Digital My Passport has a password protection, however the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb does not have this feature.

'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 Western Digital My Passport has received a Kagoo Score of 88, but the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb scored only 71.
$42 Cheaper
The Western Digital My Passport costs $47.97, whereas the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb is $89.99.
23 Months Newer
The Western Digital My Passport was released two years ago, but the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb was released four years ago
Two More Awards
The Western Digital My Passport has received 2 awards, however the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb has received no awards.
Better Brand
Western Digital external hard drives have an average rating of 88.6%, however Seagate only has an average rating of 76%.

Average Expert Rating

Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
128 reviews
4 stars
20 reviews
3 stars
4 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
3 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Western Digital has a better average brand rating than Seagate. The average brand rating for Western Digital is 88.6% based on 820+ reviews, where as the average brand rating for Seagate is 76% based on 190+ reviews.
Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Seagate

76

76

Based on 190+ reviews
Western Digital

89

89

Based on 820+ reviews

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.

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Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Weight 140g
BEST
170g
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 2TB
BEST
1TB
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
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
 Micro-Usb B
Micro-Usb B
 Micro-Usb B
USB Data Transfer Rates
5000 480
 5000
 480
5000 480
 5000
 480
USB Connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5,000 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
USB Connector
Micro-Usb B
 Micro-Usb B
Micro-Usb B
 Micro-Usb B
 
 
 
Hard Drive Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
File Format System
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Device Type
Hdd Portable
 Hdd
 Portable
Hdd Portable
 Hdd
 Portable
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 Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Data Transfer Rate 5,000 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
 
 
 
Features Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Security Algorithms
Aes 256-Bit Aes
 Aes
 256-Bit Aes
Aes 256-Bit Aes
 Aes
 256-Bit Aes
Operating System Supported (Mac)
1
 1
1
 1
Operating System Supported (Windows)
1 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
 1
 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
1 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
 1
 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
LED Indicators
1
 1
1
 1
Password Protection Unknown - Click to provide data
Password protection
 Password protection
Fingerprint Reader
Fingerprint reader
 Fingerprint reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
Blue White
 Blue
 White
Blue White
 Blue
 White
Plug and Play
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 
 
 
Power Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Input Voltage
5
 5
5
 5
Bus Power Unknown - Click to provide data 5
Bus Powered
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data -20°C
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 5°C
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Height 113.5mm 16.3mm
Depth 12.1mm 81.5mm
Width 76mm 110mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Bundled Software Seagate Dashboard WD Backup
User Guide
User guide
 User guide
User guide
 User guide
Cables Included
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Warranty Note Limited Warranty - 2 Years Unknown - Click to provide data
Service & Support Unknown - Click to provide data Limited Warranty - 2 Years
Dimensions (WxDxH)
12 x 76
 12 x 76
110 Mm X 81.5 Mm X 21.5 Mm
 110 Mm X 81.5 Mm X 21.5 Mm
Compatible Operating Systems Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista, Apple MacOS X 10.6 or Later, Microsoft Windows XP (32/64 Bits) SP3, Windows 8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum System Requirements Windows 7 or Later - Mac OS X 10.7 or Later Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Compatibility
Mac compatibility
 Mac compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data
Services Support Period Unknown - Click to provide data Limited Warranty - 2 Years
Interface Type 1 X USB 3.0 USB 3.0
BEST
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data RoHS
Connectivity Technology
Wired
 Wired
Wired
 Wired
Storage Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 4 TB
Form Factor 2.5Inch Portable
BEST
 
 
 
Special Features Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Secure Access
Secure Access
 Secure Access
Unknown - Click to provide data

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