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WD Elements 2.5 inch 500 GB External Hard Drive (Black)

  • WD Elements 2.5 inch 500 GB External Hard Drive (Black)
  • WD Elements 2.5 inch 500 GB External Hard Drive (Black)
  • WD Elements 2.5 inch 500 GB External Hard Drive (Black)
  • WD Elements 2.5 inch 500 GB External Hard Drive (Black)
  • WD Elements 2.5 inch 500 GB External Hard Drive (Black)
  • WD Elements 2.5 inch 500 GB External Hard Drive (Black)

WD Elements 2.5 inch 500 GB External Hard Drive (Black)

3699
0.5 tb , usb 2.0 , usb 3.0 , 3 Gbps , portable ,
  • 25
    kenyt spec score (of 100)
  • 4.4
    star rating by 3699
  • #2
    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
Storage Capacity
0.5 TB
1 tb
USB 3.0 Speed
3 GBPS
3 Gbps

This is how user sentiment of various aspects of WD Elements 2.5 inch 500 GB 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
8.5 - 9.3
Cable
4
4 - 6.4
Performance
9.1
6.2 - 8.5
Ports
8
8 - 8.9
Safety
10
6.7 - 7.6
Service
9
6.7 - 8.1
Size
10
8.6 - 9.3
Software
10
8 - 9
Warranty
0
1.7 - 3.7

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

"nice storage..."



"Great ext hdd "



"This HDD stopped working twice in a year"



"overall it's good experience till now"



"overall good performance"



" I am running Mac Osx and have plug-ins to read and write both FAT32 and NTFS HDDs easily on the OSX platform"



"I just forgot to mention that i received product fine but the wire i got with HDD was loose and sometimes i feel that still body of wire will come out of rubber"



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

"wd put in some cardboard mold as well its a fair size us 3.0 cable built quality is good and the write speed it really gr8 especially wid 2"



"Data Cable size is enough to use"



"Hard drive is good but wire is loose"



"The hard disk is good but the only problem with this is my cable is not working now, so i need to buy another one"



" Many complain about data cable length but I find it perfect"



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

"awesome hard disk"



"cheap and good speed litle slowed tha 1TB model."



" The hard disk build quality is great"



"The hard disk is of good quality and has 500gb"



" so transfer speeds are great if you have a USB 3.0 port [you can identify USB 3.0 ports by its blue colour plastic instead of black inside the port itself ] I saw some people comment about the speed being so low"



"Finally, no external hard disk is fail safe, whether magnetic disk based HDDs or flash technology based SSD's, keep multiple copies of your data spread across different storage devices and pray"



"If you got low speed then you might have (a)transferred multiple files at the same time (b) a slow internal hard disk or pendrive"



"*USB 3 port gives you mind blowing speed where USB 2 ev1 play better than any other hard disks"



"All the WD hard disks face one common problem after a usage of 1-2 years i.e"



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

"very sleek look and USB 3.0 feature"



"Light Weight, Compact Size, Easy to use, Plug n Play, USB 3.0 SS support, Best in Quality"



" The USB 3.0 really works as advertised"



"Check the cord on a working USB 3.0 port as soon as you buy it"



"I got one with a defective cord that worked fine on USB 2 but did not work on USB 3"



"*USB 3 port gives you mind blowing speed where USB 2 ev1 play better than any other hard disks"



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

"Nice compact and sturdy product"



" WD My Passport has Password protection and hardware encryption facility where as WD Elements doesn't have so"



" I was so much confident about data safety after purchasing this drive that even if i had a little of knowledge of loss of data i would have taken back up in other places"



" and the HD came in a good packaged box with bubble wrap inside it for added protection"



" I was so much confident about data safety after purchasing this drive that even if i had a little of knowledge of loss of data i would have taken back up in other places"



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

"Nice Product, Nice Service, Super fast Delivery..."



"working well, i loved flipkart shipping service."



"WD has a good after sale service though, I made a RMA replacement request, gave it to my nearest collection point and they sent me a replacement in about a month"



" Its really a superb product with superb shipping service of flipkart"



" Good Service by flipKart as usual"



"Pathetic service by flipkart... WD Elements 2.5 inch 1 TB External Hard Drive..."



" Service is pathetic"



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

"When it comes to portable hard drives, being sleek and slim is what catches up"



" WD is best as far as portable hard disk goes"



"Light Weight, Compact Size, Easy to use, Plug n Play, USB 3.0 SS support, Best in Quality"



" besides it really portable, not difficult to carry"



" As is the case with most digital storage media, you get slightly less than the whole advertised 1 TB, but still worth it when considering the convenience that comes with its compact size and the price"



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

" I have tried all the softwares for data recovery like Easeus, Minitools, and so many"



" I have tried all the softwares for data recovery like Easeus, Minitools, and so many"



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

" I bought a WD hard drive from flipkart in 2012 and it had to be replaced 2 times in 3 years of warranty for the same issue mentioned above"



" Now the warranty has exhausted, the problem has recurred and my HD is as good as dead"



"but i have lost the warranty paper "



Brand WD
Model WD Elements
Type Portable External Hard Drive
Part Number WDBUZG5000ABK
Connectivity USB 3.0
OS Supported Windows: XP, Vista, 7, 8, Mac
Form Factor Portable
Transfer Speed USB: 480 Mbps
Color Black
Features NTFS File Format System, Data Transfer Rate: 5000 Mbit/s, USB Powered, Sleek and Light Weight Design, Operating Temperature Range: 5 DegC - 35 DegC, Storage Temperature Range: -20 DegC - 65 DegC, Plug and Play, Backward Compatibility with USB 2.0, Durable, Shock Tolerant, Long-term Reliability
In The Box Hard Drive, USB Cable
Weight 130 g
Dimensions 82 x 111 x 15 mm
Model Name Elements
Capacity 500 GB
Variant 500 GB
Size 2.5 inch
Warranty Summary 3 Years Warranty
Product Id SHD9714

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