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Seagate Backup Plus 500GB Portable External Hard Drive (Black)

  • Seagate Backup Plus 500GB Portable External Hard Drive (Black)
  • Seagate Backup Plus 500GB Portable External Hard Drive (Black)
  • Seagate Backup Plus 500GB Portable External Hard Drive (Black)
  • Seagate Backup Plus 500GB Portable External Hard Drive (Black)
  • Seagate Backup Plus 500GB Portable External Hard Drive (Black)
  • Seagate Backup Plus 500GB Portable External Hard Drive (Black)
  • Seagate Backup Plus 500GB Portable External Hard Drive (Black)
  • Seagate Backup Plus 500GB Portable External Hard Drive (Black)

Seagate Backup Plus 500GB Portable External Hard Drive (Black)

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usb 2.0 , usb 3.0 , 3 Gbps , portable ,
  • 34
    kenyt spec score (of 100)
  • 4.4
    star rating by 923
  • #1
    brand rank in this budget

This is how this product specs compares against average specs in this price range. Green indicates that specs are on par or better than competition. Red indicates sub par specs compared to competition.

  This Product Similar Products
USB 3.0 Speed
3 GBPS
3 Gbps

This is how user sentiment of various aspects of Seagate Backup Plus 500GB Portable External Hard Drive (Black) compares with similar products. Green indicates that sentiment is as good or better than other similar products. Red indicates worse user sentiment compared to competition.

Click on aspects to read sentences which influenced the sentiment scores below.

 Review Aspect This Product Similar Products
Overall
9.3
8.6 - 9.4
Cable
7
5 - 6.9
Performance
9.4
7.5 - 8.6
Ports
8
7.5 - 8.8
Safety
10
8.4 - 8.8
Service
10
6.7 - 8
Size
10
8 - 9
Software
10
8.3 - 9.4
Warranty
5
3.3 - 5

These are the sentences extracted from user reviews talking about overall aspect. Click on review lines to read full reviews.

"Have had a trouble free experience with this HDD. ..."



"I like it!! Really nice hdd"



"Great HDD from Seagate."



"a great hdd for this price range."



"Excellent HDD!!"



" Otherwise there is no reason to buy a coloured HDD"



"I ordered this to address my storage woes and is worth every penny"



" The device is performing over my expectations and is definitely a must have for those who are struggling with electronic file storage space like me"



These are the sentences extracted from user reviews talking about cable aspect. Click on review lines to read full reviews.

"Pros-USB 3.00 very fast (using the default cable)"



" You Can Buy 'Y Cable' To Increase Speed Of Your Backup Plus )"



"One start less only because the top line where the cable is affixed gets pulled off a bit while unplugging the wire"



"2) Detachable cable adapter"



" The cable length is fine, you don't have to charge your cellphone while using it, the cable length is literally fine enough to use"



" just one issue of cable (may be of port also) as it disconnects the drive if even touched it while in use"



" M afraid some internal wires may get snatched off in future if this continues"



"Also, a few customers have been complaining about its short cable which I find absolutely ridiculous"



" You can use standard micro usb 2.0 cable (supplied with android and windows phones) for data transfer in case you find the supplied cable length inappropriate"



These are the sentences extracted from user reviews talking about performance aspect. Click on review lines to read full reviews.

"Nice Portable Hard Disk with Great Performance & Build"



"Best and Affordable Hard Disk by Seagate"



" Good speed, I got upto 25 MBps write speed in USB 2.0, and 95 MBps in USB 3.0.3"



" My Hard Disk was Neatly Packed with sufficient air packaging"



" If anybody wishes to buy a decent hard disk under 6k go for this"



"My only trouble with hard disks is if continued to use on soft surfaces, eg"



" bed, the cable always get affected and then the slightest movement caused the hard disk to get ejected and that's trouble in the long term because of disk corruption"



" Eg: If a Pen drive is Old or Infected the speed will be very less"



" ( if there r many files then speed will decrease ) only issue is the shorter USB Cable length ( which is a problem with desktops not with laptops ) in total i would say jus go for it"



These are the sentences extracted from user reviews talking about ports aspect. Click on review lines to read full reviews.

"Pros-USB 3.00 very fast (using the default cable)"



" It comes with USB 3.0 but also compatible with USB 2.0"



"Super fast (esp with USB 3.0 & Firewire for mac)Easy to use and install"



"on DELL 3rd i7 8GB RAM (USB 3.0) : win 8 : 70 to 100 MB/s write for games & videos"



"sony viao 3rd i4 4GB RAM (USB 2.0): win 8:30 to 40 MB/s for read & write"



" USB connectivity issues"



"The only drawback is that its USB connecting cord is too short to use it in adesktop"



" ( if there r many files then speed will decrease ) only issue is the shorter USB Cable length ( which is a problem with desktops not with laptops ) in total i would say jus go for it"



" Upgradable to FireWire 800 or Thunderbolt (sadly, adapter is not supplied)"



"The one big negative is that the USB cable is very short"



These are the sentences extracted from user reviews talking about safety aspect. Click on review lines to read full reviews.

"2) Scratch prone (Pouch required for protection)"



These are the sentences extracted from user reviews talking about service aspect. Click on review lines to read full reviews.

"Good Service AMAZON & Nice product too"



"Awesome Product from seagate and Fabulous service by Amazon"



"Again a great service by amazon, delivery on time and no hassles"



"These services should be user friendly & comfortable to customer"



" I am extremely disappointed with the product as well as the warranty service"



These are the sentences extracted from user reviews talking about size aspect. Click on review lines to read full reviews.

"Best 1TB Portable External Hard Drive from Seagate"



"Seagate Backup Plus 1TB Portable External HDD (Black)"



"http: //www. amazon. in/Seagate-Backup-Portable-External-Storage/dp/B009YFDXQU?"



"Nice Portable Hard Disk with Great Performance & Build"



"-Portable and easy to carry"



These are the sentences extracted from user reviews talking about software aspect. Click on review lines to read full reviews.

" Nice bundled backup software, that can take backup of your online content also"



"interface of backup software could be better otherwise excellent piece of hardware to carry additional data and take backup of existing data"



"Softwares are good for back-up, though the cover claims facebook, which I haven't tried yet, and am not sure will do in future"



"5) Seagate Dashboard software is good"



" It is fast and smooth and many advanced software which is not available at this price in any brand"



These are the sentences extracted from user reviews talking about warranty aspect. Click on review lines to read full reviews.

" I am extremely disappointed with the product as well as the warranty service"



" Anyway, since I had registered my product with Seagate the day I received it, It was well within the warranty period"



"4) Excellent quality with 3 year warranty at a very competitive rate"



" I had already bought a WD 500 GB My passport drive a few months ago, but that had crashed thrice during the warranty period and is now lying useless"



" For that i have to format it as per file system may this not void 3 year Limited warranty"



Brand Seagate
Series Backup Plus
Colour Black
Item Height 14.5 Centimeters
Item Width 8.1 Centimeters
Item Weight 222 g
Product Dimensions 12.3 x 8.1 x 14.5 cm
Item model number STBU500300
Hard Drive Size 500 GB
Hard Drive Interface USB 3.0
Power Source No
Included Components Seagate Backup Plus drive, Seagate Dashboard preloaded on drive, NTFS driver for Mac preloaded on drive, USB 3.0 interface adaptor, 18 inch USB 3.0 cable, Quick start guide
   
Product Id SHD10083

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