Seagate Plug & Play Portable Hard Drive, 2TB

Last updated: November 10, 2023

Whether you have a Mac or PC, this portable hard drive includes automatic recognition and plug-and-play functionality, making setup easy. It also makes it easy to back up your files and comes with access to a data recovery service. This unit comes with an 18-inch USB 3.0 cable.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: You get up to 16 TB of data and an easy setup experience with this traditional portable hard drive, which uses USB 3.0 technology.

In our analysis, the Seagate Seagate Plug & Play Portable Hard Drive, 2TB placed 4th when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Easily store and access 2TB to content on the go with the Seagate Portable Drive, a USB external hard drive. Designed to work with Windows or Mac computers, this external hard drive makes backup a snap just drag and drop. To get set up, connect the portable hard drive to a computer for automatic recognition no software required. This USB drive provides plug and play simplicity with the included 18 inch USB 3.0 cable. Enjoy long-term peace of mind with the included one-year limited warranty and 1 year rescue data recovery services.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

With optional password protection, AES 256-bit hardware encryption, and transfer speeds of up to 540MB/s this SSD is fast and secure.
If you're a gamer, you're in luck because it's compatible with both Xbox and PS4.

What reviewers didn't like

Slower read/write speeds.
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