General

Model

Backup Plus Ultra Slim 1tb
Canvio Connect II 500gb

Manufacturer

Seagate
Toshiba

Amazon rating

4.0
4.3

Customer reviews on Amazon

337
2496

Connections

USB Type-C

FireWire

Thunderbolt

USB 3.0

USB 2.0

SATA

Wireless

Platform

Windows 10

Windows 8

Windows 7

Windows XP

Mac

Xbox

Sony PS

Specifications

Capacity

1 TB
500 GB

File System

NTFS
NTFS

Read speed

170MB/s
108MB/s

Write speed

150MB/s
107MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Cache

16 MB
8 MB

Rotation speed

5400 rpm
5400 rpm

Data transfer rate

USB 3.0

5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps

USB 2.0

480 Mbps
480 Mbps

Operating temperature

Min

5°C
5°C

Max

35°C
35°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 20°C

Max

65°C
60°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

gold
black

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
2.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

2 Years
2 Years

Dimensions

Product size

4.5 x 3 x 0.4 inches
4.3 x 3.1 x 0.8 inches

Weight

4.8 ounces
5.8 ounces

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