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Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb

69

Kagoo Score

69

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and good spec 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
73
Features
Good Features
72
Value for Money
Good
69
Kagoo Score
Good
Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb

66

Kagoo Score

66

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but slightly out of date 170g external hard drive. It has a password protection, a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and a hard drive capacity of 4TB and is USB powered.
4TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
170g
88
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
74
Features
Good Features
66
Kagoo Score
Good
Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb

69

Kagoo Score

69

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and good spec 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
73
Features
Good Features
72
Value for Money
Good
69
Kagoo Score
Good
Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb

66

Kagoo Score

66

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but slightly out of date 170g external hard drive. It has a password protection, a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and a hard drive capacity of 4TB and is USB powered.
4TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
170g
88
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
74
Features
Good Features
66
Kagoo Score
Good

Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb
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Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb
3 Reasons For
Better Kagoo Score
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 69, however the Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb scored 66.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this external hard drive.
Newer by Four Months
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb was released four months after the Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb
3 Reasons For
Lighter
The Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb is a 170g external hard drive. That's 77g lighter than the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb (247g).

'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 Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb has a password protection, but the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb 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 Brand
Western Digital external hard drives have an average rating of 87.1%, but Seagate only has an average rating of 76%.

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 - 5Tb Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb
Weight 247g 170g
BEST
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 5TB
BEST
4TB
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb
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
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
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 960 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
BEST
USB Connector
Usb Micro-Usb B
 Usb
 Micro-Usb B
Usb Micro-Usb B
 Usb
 Micro-Usb B
 
 
 
Logistics Data Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb
Quantity Per Pallet 960 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pallet Weight 455480 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Hard Drive Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb
File Format System
Ntfs HFS+
 Ntfs
 HFS+
Ntfs HFS+
 Ntfs
 HFS+
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
Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Interface
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Performance Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb
Data Transfer Rate 5,000 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
 
 
 
Features Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb
Security Algorithms
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
Certification CE Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Supported (Mac)
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 1
 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
 1
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 1
 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
 1
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 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 Windows 7 Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Basic X64 Windows 7 Home Premiu
Windows 7 Home Premium
 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
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premiu
 Windows 7 Home Premium
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 Windows 7 Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Basic X64 Windows 7 Home Premiu
Windows 7 Home Premium
 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
 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
Metal Plastic
 Metal
 Plastic
Metal Plastic
 Metal
 Plastic
Colour
Silver White
 Silver
 White
Silver White
 Silver
 White
Plug and Play
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 
 
 
Power Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb
Input Voltage
5
 5
5
 5
Bus Power Unknown - Click to provide data 5
Bus Powered
0 Usb
 0
 Usb
0 Usb
 0
 Usb
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb
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 - 5Tb Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb
Height 114.5mm 16.3mm
Depth 20.5mm 81.5mm
Width 78mm 110mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb
Package Weight 409 Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height 146 Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth 43 Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width 105 Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software Seagate Dashboard, NTFS Driver WD Backup, WD Drive Utilities
User Guide
User guide
 User guide
User guide
 User guide
Cables Included
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb Western Digital My Passport - 4Tb
Service & Support Unknown - Click to provide data Limited Warranty - 3 Years
Pallet Dimensions (W X D X H) 1219 X 1131 X 1016 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxDxH)
110 Mm X 81.5 Mm X 21.5 Mm
 110 Mm X 81.5 Mm X 21.5 Mm
110 Mm X 81.5 Mm X 21.5 Mm
 110 Mm X 81.5 Mm X 21.5 Mm
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data Microsoft Windows 7 | 8 | 10
Case or Master Carton Quantity 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Compatibility
Mac compatibility
 Mac compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Type Unknown - Click to provide data USB 2.0/3.0
Case or Master Carton Dimensions (W X D X H) 173 X 108 X 173 Unknown - Click to provide data
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data RoHS
Connectivity Technology
Wired
 Wired
Wired
 Wired
Country of Origin
China
 China
China
 China
Cable Length 0.46m Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Capacity 5TB Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor 2.5Inch 2.5in

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