Seagate Backup Plus Slim External HDD Review

Seagate Backup Plus Slim External HDD Review

Seagate is a well-known brand in the field of data storage. It ranks among the best hard drive manufacturers.

In this post, I am reviewing the Seagate Backup Plus Slim External Hard Drive.

In-Box Contents and Price

Seagate Backup Plus Slim External HDD Review In-Box Contents and Price

Seagate Backup Plus Slim External HDD

Quick Start Guide

USB 3.0 Cable

Design and Build

Seagate Backup Plus Slim External HDD Design and Features

With a length of 4.5 inches and width of 3 inches, the Seagate Backup Plus Slim is very portable. Moreover, it weighs only 127 grams.

The exterior consists of plastic chassis with a thin brushed metal cover on top. It has a minimalistic look with just Seagate logo and a white status light on the front.

On the top side, you can find the USB port. It comes with a 46cm USB 3.0 cable.

Performance

Seagate Backup Plus Slim Benchmarks

In our CrystalDiskMark benchmark test, the Backup Plus Slim scored 141.15 MBps on reads and 135.50 MBps on write speeds. The drive was cool and silent during the transfer.

The hard drive comes with a one-year Create plan for Mylio. It is a photo organising software that lets you upload photos to the cloud and access them on multiple devices, but after that year, it costs $50/year to use.

It also comes with free two-month access to Adobe’s Creative Cloud Photography plan, which costs $9.99/month to use after the trial period.

The hard disk has a 3-year manufacturer warranty.

Verdict

Seagate Backup Plus Slim is a great external hard disk with portable and minimalistic design and USB 3.0 compatibility. You can buy it from Amazon.

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