Nowadays peoples are opting for external hard drive to upgrade their laptop storage device. External hard drive is a portable storage device which is used to store data. User is able to transport data from one device to another using external hard drive. This device is used to store and back up important files in a safe way. There are different brands of external hard drive available in market. Some of the brands of external hard drive are Seagate, Samsung, Toshiba, Western Digital, Transcend, and many more.
The specification of some top brands of external hard drive is given below. Let’s have view:
Seagate Expansion: This drive may look basic but the basic model boasts 2TB of storage for just under Rs 6370. You also get 3TB variants for Rs 9,160 and 4TB for Rs 11,708. It’s our pick of the bunch for sheer space and simplicity. A new 2015 variant changes the rather staid design for a chequered one, but is slightly more expensive for the same capacities.
Samsung M3: With hard drives, its value that often wins the day and while Seagate’s Expansion does it on sheer bang for your buck, Samsung’s M3 is the best value drive in the portable segment. Its Rs 4,428 for 1TB and Rs 6,380 for 2TB. Like many portable drives, its USB powered. It also features some PC software that enables you to password protect your drive.
Toshiba Canvio Basics: One of the only drives where the 500GB is significantly cheaper than the 1TB, which means you can have fantastic portable storage for not much over Rs 4,000. The 1TB is also slightly cheaper than the Samsung. And for a portable drive, you want something that you’re not afraid to get out of your bag.
WD MY Passport Ultra: At just 15mm thick, the 1TB USB-powered My Passport Ultra is not only available in several colors (black, blue, red and grey) but also features hardware encryption and auto-backup software (WD Smart Ware Pro) for your PC. Mac users will need to reformat the drive, as it is formatted for NTFS out of the box.
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