General

Model

Wireless Plus 1tb
My Passport Wireless 2tb
Rugged Mini 1tb

Manufacturer

Seagate
Western Digital
LaCie

Amazon rating

3.1
3.9

Customer reviews on Amazon

1401
1082

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
2 TB
1 TB

File System

NTFS
Unformatted

Read speed

150 MB/s
300 MB/s
130MB/s

Write speed

150 MB/s
150 MB/s
130MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0, Wi-Fi
USB 3.0, Wi-Fi
USB 3.0

Cache

32 MB
32 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
35°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 10°C
min 20°C
min 20°C

Max

60°C
60°C
65°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

gray
black
orange

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
2.5"
2.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

2 Years
3 Years
2 Years

Dimensions

Product size

5 x 3.5 x 0.8 inches
3.4 x 5 x 0.96 in
3.5 x 1 x 5.5 inches

Weight

9 ounces
9.6 ounces
8 ounces

External hard drives comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9
  • 6.5
  • 13
  • 9Wireless Plus 1tb
  • 6.5My Passport Wireless 2tb
  • 13Rugged Mini 1tb

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