Not enough free storage space? Or want to add extra storage space with fastest data transfer speeds on your Laptop or PC, and looking for a better option to expand that, then a portable hard drive can solve your problem because a portable hard drive doesn’t require external power and it will also help you to store audio, video songs, movies, photos and data while traveling.
A Portable hard drive is easy to use and it’s also a good option for keeping backups of your data. Here are the 5 best 1 TB portable hard drive with USB 3.0 connectivity, and “plug and play” feature which means you don’t need to setup/installation of these drives.
All the listed portable hard drives priced below Rs. 5000 and you can purchase these drives online on popular e-commerce sites or computer shop. In this list you can select the best one for you that can fit your requirements and budget.
WD My Passport Ultra Metal Edition 1 TB portable hard drive
Western Digital Hard Drive manufacturer’s My Passport Ultra Metal Edition 1 TB is the best 1 TB portable hard drive, in terms of its look, design and performance. Its model number is “WDBTYH0010BSL-NESN Silver”. As its model number suggests, the Drive comes with silver color. You can buy this drive online at a price tag of Rs. 4,989 at Newegg. The device weighs 163 grams and has very stylish aluminium design and a slim body. The 1 TB portable hard drive features USB 3.0 connectivity, 256-bit hardware encryption, password protection and you will also get a three year warranty. The HDD also has an automatic backup feature. The company offers this drive with a USB cable and WD SmartWare Pro software.
Price : Rs. 4,989 (Buy)
Transcend StoreJet 25M3B 2.5 inch 1TB Auto-Backup Drive (Light Blue)
It’s also a good option to store your data. As you can see in the picture this Transcend 1 TB portable hard drive comes in blue and white color combination which makes it very attractive, and the HDD also has an LED for connectivity notifications. It runs without any installation, so you can connect it without any problem and it compatible with USB 2.0 AND USB 3.0. The HDD also equipped with the shock protection system and the company’s Elite Backup and Security Software. The company offers this device with 3-year warranty. In terms of its physical specs, the HDD weighs 216 grams and measures are 129.5 x 82.4 x 20.4mm.
Price : Rs. 4,529 (Buy)
Sony 1TB External Hard Disk (Silver)
The drive comes with 1 TB of internal storage with the USB 3.0 connectivity option for faster data transfer, so its data transfer speeds are faster, ranging between 480 MB/s (USB 2.0) to 3.0 GB/s (USB 3.0). The Sony 1 TB portable hard drive features backup manager, password protection manager and LED notification for connectivity and data transfer. The Sony 1 TB HDD also available in black color variant that cost Rs. 4649.
Price : Rs. 4740 (Buy)
Toshiba Canvio Simple HDTP110AK3AA 2.5-Inch 1TB
The sleek and compact Toshiba Canvio 1 TB portable hard drive support data transfer speeds up to 5 GB/s. This drive does not require external power and software installation to connect it on your PC or Laptop. In Canvio simple drive you can store lots of audio, video, documents and data files. The device measures just 14mm in thickness and weighs 177 grams. Its model number is HDTP110AK3AA and cost Rs. 4,350.
Price : Rs. 4,350 (Buy)
Adata HV620 1 TB External Hard Drive
Adata HV620 has similar specs to other 1 TB portable hard drives listed above. It comes in white color and has USB 3.0 connectivity. The drive has scratch proof, sleek and glossy design, and runs at 5400 RPM. According to its specs, this drive can run perfectly in 5 Degree C to 50 Degree C temperature and it claims to provide data transfer up to 90 Mbps. The drive also offers three year manufacturer warranty. You will also get a USB 3.0 cable and a quick start guide. The device measures are 115 x 78 x21mm and weighs just 165 grams.
Price : Rs. 4,650 (Buy)