General

Model

Wireless Plus 1tb
Wireless Plus 500gb
Canvio Basics 2tb

Manufacturer

Seagate
Seagate
Toshiba

Amazon rating

3.1
3.1
4.4

Customer reviews on Amazon

1401
1401
4011

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
2 TB

File System

NTFS
NTFS
NTFS

Read speed

150 MB/s
150 MB/s
114MB/s

Write speed

150 MB/s
150 MB/s
103MB/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
5400 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 10°C

Max

60°C
60°C
60°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

gray
gray
black

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
2.5"
2.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

2 Years
2 Years
1 Year

Dimensions

Product size

5 x 3.5 x 0.8 inches
5 x 3.5 x 0.8 inches
4.7 x 3.1 x 0.6 inches

Weight

9 ounces
9 ounces
8.2 ounces

External hard drives comparison rating

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  • 7
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  • 7Wireless Plus 1tb
  • 7Wireless Plus 500gb
  • 11Canvio Basics 2tb

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