Top 3 External HDD Drives

by March 31, 2016 0 comments

Carry your world with you every time, choose the best external drive that can suffice your needs and comes at affordable price point.

WD My Passport Wireless 1 TB External Drive

Price: Starts @ Rs. 11,999

Key Specs

  • Wi-Fi, SD card slot, USB 3.0, 1 TB Capacity
  • Pre-formatted with ExFAT file system, so accessible from both Windows and Mac systems.

Pros: Decent transfer rates, good value for money

Cons: Transfer rate over WiFi is a little slow


One of the compact and portable drives that can be accessed simultaneously by eight mobile devices (Android and iOS based) and Windows desktops. Interestingly, It has a built-in SD card reader, which let’s you directly transfer photos and videos from a digicam to the drive over WiFi. This doesn’t heat much, which adds to its reliability. Performance is decent, with up to 211 MBps read and 105 MBps write speeds while transferring 10 GB of assorted data to/from a laptop over USB. It took just three minutes to transfer 1 GB data from SD card to the drive.

Seagate Wireless Plus 2TB

Price: Starts @ Rs. 14,199

Key Specs

  • 2 TB capacity, USB 3.0, Compact USB wall charger
  • Wi-Fi 802.11, Multiple platform support Win and Mac
  • SATA hard drive interface

Pros: Impressive performer, massive storage capacity, supports multiple platforms, long battery life

Cons: Bulky, lacks a clear power indicator


One of the cost effective drives, it costs around Rs. 10 per GB, which is not bad as you also get wireless connectivity, impressive transfer speeds, 34.87 MBps read and 29.08 MBps write, and up to 8 device access simultaneously.

Seagate Wireless 500 GB

Price: Starts @ Rs. 10,500

Key Specs

  • 500 GB storage capacity
  • Wi- Fi connectivity
  • 6 hours battery backup

Pros: Portable and stylish design, more than 5 hours battery backup, no additional app of software required, supports any Wi-Fi enables device

Cons: No security features comes inbuilt, USB 2.0 connectivity


Choose one of the well-designed drives which could become right choice for people who have different devices running on various platforms and want a backup drive where they can store and share their data with others.

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