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Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2TbvsWestern Digital My Passport - 2TB

Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb

75

Kagoo Score

75

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A staggeringly light weight and affordable USB powered external hard drive, with a good spec.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
Data
140g
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Features
82
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
69
Features
Good Features
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
94
Value for Money
Excellent
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Western Digital My Passport - 2TB

74

Kagoo Score

74

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A great value for money and good spec 250g external hard drive. It has a password protection and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
Data
250g
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Features
88
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
70
Features
Good Features
93
Value for Money
Excellent
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb

75

Kagoo Score

75

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A staggeringly light weight and affordable USB powered external hard drive, with a good spec.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
Data
140g
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Features
82
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
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Features
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Excellent
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Kagoo Score
Very Good
Western Digital My Passport - 2TB

74

Kagoo Score

74

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A great value for money and good spec 250g external hard drive. It has a password protection and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
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Data
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88
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
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Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
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Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
3 Reasons For
44% Lighter
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb is a 140g external hard drive. That's 110g lighter than the Western Digital My Passport - 2TB (250g).

'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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Better Kagoo Score
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 75, but the Western Digital My Passport - 2TB scored 74.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this external hard drive and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
4 Reasons For
Password Protection
The Western Digital My Passport - 2TB has a password protection, whereas 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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$8 Cheaper
The Western Digital My Passport - 2TB costs $7.50 less than the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb.
Three Years Newer
The Western Digital My Passport - 2TB was released three years later than the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb
Better Brand
Western Digital external hard drives have an average rating of 88.1%, whereas Seagate only has an average rating of 82.2%.

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.

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Key Features Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Weight 140g
BEST
250g
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 2TB 2TB
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Fibre Channel Unknown - Click to provide data
Fibre channel
 Fibre channel
ESATA Unknown - Click to provide data
ESATA
 ESATA
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Integrated Card Reader Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader
USB Version
3.0
 3.0
3.0
 3.0
FireWire 800 Unknown - Click to provide data
FireWire 800
 FireWire 800
FireWire 400 Unknown - Click to provide data
FireWire 400
 FireWire 400
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 - 2TB
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
RAID Support Unknown - Click to provide data
RAID support
 RAID support
Hard Drive Interface
USB 3
 USB 3
USB 3
 USB 3
Type
HDD
 HDD
HDD
 HDD
 
 
 
Performance Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Data Transfer Rate 5,000 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
 
 
 
Features Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Security Algorithms
256-Bit AES
 256-Bit AES
256-Bit AES
 256-Bit AES
Operating System Supported (Linux)
1
 1
1
 1
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data RoHS
On/off Switch Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off switch
 On/off switch
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
Housing Material
Plastic
 Plastic
Plastic
 Plastic
Fingerprint Reader
Fingerprint reader
 Fingerprint reader
Fingerprint reader
 Fingerprint reader
Colour
Blue Yellow
 Blue
 Yellow
Blue Yellow
 Blue
 Yellow
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 - 2TB
External Power Adapter Unknown - Click to provide data
External power adapter
 External power adapter
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 - 2TB
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 5%
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
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 - 2TB
Height 113.5mm 21.5mm
Depth 12.1mm 110mm
Width 76mm 81.5mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Bundled Software Seagate Dashboard WD Backup, WD Drive Utilities
User Guide
User guide
 User guide
User guide
 User guide
Warranty Card Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty card
 Warranty card
Cables Included
USB
 USB
USB
 USB
 
 
 
Other Features Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Warranty Note Limited Warranty - 2 Years Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxDxH)
111 x 82
 111 x 82
111 x 82
 111 x 82
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
Internal Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal
 Internal
Protective Rubber Jacket Unknown - Click to provide data
Protective rubber jacket
 Protective rubber jacket
FireWire Required Unknown - Click to provide data
FireWire required
 FireWire required
Mac Compatibility Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac compatibility
 Mac compatibility
USB Cable Unknown - Click to provide data 1
AC Adapter Included Unknown - Click to provide data
AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Interface Type 1 X USB 3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
USB Required Unknown - Click to provide data
USB required
 USB required
Data Transfer Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 5Gbit/s
Waterproof Unknown - Click to provide data
Waterproof
 Waterproof
Material
Plastic
 Plastic
Plastic
 Plastic
DC-in Jack Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Integrated USB Cable Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated USB cable
 Integrated USB cable
Hot-Swapping Unknown - Click to provide data
Hot-swapping
 Hot-swapping
USB 3.0 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Connectivity Technology
Wired
 Wired
Wired
 Wired
Ethernet Cable Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet cable
 Ethernet cable
Number of Products Included Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Password Protection Type
HDD
 HDD
HDD
 HDD

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