General

Model

Wireless Plus 1tb
Backup Plus Desktop 3tb
SP A80 2tb type c

Manufacturer

Seagate
Seagate
Silicon Power

Amazon rating

3.1
4.2
4.2

Customer reviews on Amazon

1401
2731
1351

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
3 TB
2 TB

File System

NTFS
NTFS
FAT32

Read speed

150 MB/s
128 MB/s
109MB/s

Write speed

150 MB/s
96 MB/s
96MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0, Wi-Fi
USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Cache

32 MB
64 MB
8 MB

Rotation speed

5400 rpm
7200 rpm
5400 rpm

Data transfer rate

USB 3.0

5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps

USB 2.0

480 Mbps

Operating temperature

Min

5°C
5°C
5°C

Max

35°C
35°C
55°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 10°C
min 20°C
min 40°C

Max

60°C
60°C
70°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

gray
black
blue

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
3.5"
2.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

2 Years
3 Years
3 Years

Dimensions

Product size

5 x 3.5 x 0.8 inches
4.65 x 7 x 1.63 inches
5.5 x 3.7 x 0.7 inches

Weight

9 ounces
10.2 ounces
10.2 ounces

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