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Should You Buy a Toshiba External Hard Drive?

Updated 26 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Toshiba External Hard Drive?

Toshiba is well known for its TVs and camcorders.

If you are thinking about buying a Toshiba external hard drive then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of external hard drive brands is compiled by analysing over 3,200 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,000 external hard drives.

Toshiba are recognised for their wide selection of popular external hard drives and start at $44 for the Canvio Advance - 1Tb which has a hard drive capacity of 1TB and a weight of 149g and go up to $108 for the Canvio - 4Tb which has a hard drive capacity of 4TB and a weight of 1kg. The average price of a new Toshiba external hard drive is $73.

Toshiba are recognised for their wide selection of popular external hard drives.

Is Toshiba the Best External Hard Drive Brand?

So are Toshiba external hard drives any good? We give every external hard drive a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all external hard drives we are able to impartially rank all the external hard drive brands.

Toshiba is ranked the No. 11 best external hard drive brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Toshiba is the 11th best external hard drive brand out there.

#1
France
95%
95%
15 reviews
#2
United States
95%
95%
759 reviews
#3
United States
93%
93%
192 reviews
#4
83%
83%
52 reviews
#5
82%
82%
15 reviews
#6
China
81%
81%
19 reviews
#7
74%
74%
0 reviews
#8
ioSafe
74%
74%
10 reviews
#9
71%
71%
0 reviews
#10
DataLocker
71%
71%
2 reviews
#11
Japan
69%
69%
0 reviews
#12
Transcend
67%
67%
0 reviews
#13
Verbatim
65%
65%
0 reviews
#14
Rocstor
64%
64%
1 review
#15
OWC
63%
63%
0 reviews
#16
Glyph
62%
62%
0 reviews
#17
Rosewill
55%
55%
0 reviews
#18
Kanguru
55%
55%
0 reviews
#19
Lenovo
China
54%
54%
0 reviews
#20
Maxtor
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Toshiba external hard drives compare to the other external hard drive brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All external hard drive Brands
Toshiba External Hard Drives

There's a smaller selection of Toshiba external hard drives available compared to other external hard drive brands, with only 9 Toshiba external hard drives currently on the market in the US. Toshiba external hard drives also tend to be cheaper than most other external hard drive brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price
$127
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $699
Price Distribution of All External Hard Drives
No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price
$73
$0 $1,000 $2,000 $3,000 $4,000 $5,000 $6,000 $7,000 $8,000 $9,000 $416,999
Price Distribution of Toshiba External Hard Drives

How Many Industry Awards Have Toshiba External Hard Drives Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Toshiba external hard drives. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular external hard drive brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning external hard drives

Number of Awards Seagate Western Digital LaCie A-DATA Silicon Power
01net.com logo
1
1
1
1
eteknix.com logo
1
1
1
1
tweaktown.com logo
1
1
1
legitreviews.com logo
1
1
darktech-reviews.com logo
2
razorman.net logo
1
1
tecnogaming.com logo
1
techwarelabs.com logo
1
techreaction.net logo
1
technolabs.net logo
1
techlabs.ua logo
1
storagereview.com logo
1
pcper.com logo
1
pcfoster.pl logo
1
nikktech.com logo
1
HEXUS.net logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
allround-pc.com logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
focus-numerique.fr logo
1
Other Expert Sites
7
1
Total
13
12
1
5
8

What is the Best Mid-Range Toshiba External Hard Drive?

Toshiba Canvio - 1Tb

$49.99
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Toshiba Canvio - 1Tb
1TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
149g

A great mid range choice, priced at $49.99 is the Toshiba Canvio - 1Tb, which has a Kagoo Score of 68.

Features We Love:
Fast data transfer rate (5,000 Mbit/s)
Lighter than average (149g)
USB powered
AC adapter included

A good spec but only moderate value for money USB powered external hard drive.

79
Features
Good Features
81
Popularity
Quite Popular
66
Value for Money
Good
68
Kagoo Score
Good
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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Toshiba External Hard Drive?
Is Toshiba the Best External Hard Drive Brand?
How Many Industry Awards Have Toshiba External Hard Drives Received?
What is the Best Mid-Range Toshiba External Hard Drive?

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