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Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb

87

Kagoo Score

87

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
An extremely light weight and good value for money USB powered external hard drive, with a very good spec.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
140g
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
87
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Popularity
Widely Available
87
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Western Digital My Passport

77

Kagoo Score

77

Kagoo Score

Western Digital My Passport

$500.67
$500.67
Our Verdict:
Owners report that this external hard drive has a very fast read/write speed, it's really easy to use and easy to carry around. It's The top rated external hard drive under $1,000. It has a password protection and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
1TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
170g
94
Reviews
105 Reviews + 3 Awards
82
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Value for Money
Good
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb

87

Kagoo Score

87

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
An extremely light weight and good value for money USB powered external hard drive, with a very good spec.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
140g
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
87
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Popularity
Widely Available
87
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Western Digital My Passport

77

Kagoo Score

77

Kagoo Score

Western Digital My Passport

$500.67
$500.67
Our Verdict:
Owners report that this external hard drive has a very fast read/write speed, it's really easy to use and easy to carry around. It's The top rated external hard drive under $1,000. It has a password protection and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
1TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
170g
94
Reviews
105 Reviews + 3 Awards
82
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Value for Money
Good
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

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Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
4 Reasons For
30g Lighter
The Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb is a 140 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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Better Kagoo Score
The Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 87, however the Western Digital My Passport scored only 77.
$441 Cheaper
The Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb costs $440.68 less than the Western Digital My Passport.
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.
3 Reasons For
Password Protection
The Western Digital My Passport has a password protection, however the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb 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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Three More Awards
The Western Digital My Passport has received 3 awards from expert review sites, however the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb has received no awards.
Better Brand
Western Digital external hard drives have an average rating of 95%, however Seagate only has an average rating of 92.1%.

Average Expert Rating

Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
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5 stars
1 review
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
76 reviews
4 stars
9 reviews
3 stars
0 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 95% based on 750+ reviews, where as the average brand rating for Seagate is 92.1% based on 190+ reviews.
Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Seagate

92

92

Based on 190+ reviews
Western Digital

95

95

Based on 750+ 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 Slim - 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 Slim - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Integrated Card Reader
Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Slim - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
File Format System
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Device Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Hard Drive Size
3.5 2.5
 3.5
 2.5
3.5 2.5
 3.5
 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 Slim - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Data Transfer Rate 5,000 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
 
 
 
Features Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Security Algorithms
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
Operating System Supported (Mac)
Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
 Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
 Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
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 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 Premiu
 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 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 Premiu
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 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 Premiu
 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 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 Premiu
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
Black Silver
White
 Black
 Silver
 White
Black Silver
White
 Black
 Silver
 White
Plug and Play
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 
 
 
Power Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
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 Slim - 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 Slim - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Height 12.1mm 16.3mm
Depth 113.5mm 81.5mm
Width 76mm 110mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Package Weight 246 Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height 147 Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth 32.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width 104.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software Seagate Dashboard Backup Software WD Backup
User Guide
User guide
 User guide
User guide
 User guide
Warranty Card
Warranty card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Service & Support Unknown - Click to provide data Limited Warranty - 2 Years
Compatible Operating Systems Windows - Mac Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatibility PC/Mac 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
Mounting Unknown - Click to provide data Included
Services Support Period Unknown - Click to provide data Limited Warranty - 2 Years
Interface Type Unknown - Click to provide data USB 2.0/3.0
USB Required
USB required
 USB required
Unknown - Click to provide data
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data RoHS
USB 3.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Connectivity Technology
Wired
 Wired
Wired
 Wired
Storage Capacity 2TB Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5in
 
 
 
Special Features Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb Western Digital My Passport
Secure Access
Secure Access
 Secure Access
Unknown - Click to provide data

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