10 Best Portable Backup Drives
for June 2021

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Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB External Hard Drive Portable HDD – Silver USB 3.0 For PC Laptop And Mac, 1 year Mylio Create, 2 Months Adobe CC Photography (STHN2000401)

Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB External Hard Drive Portable HDD – Silver USB 3.0 For PC Laptop And Mac

1 year Mylio Create, 2 Months Adobe CC Photography (STHN2000401)

by SEAGATE
What We like

This portable external hard drive features a minimalist brushed metal enclosure, and is a stylish USB drive

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Product Features

  • Enjoy long term peace of mind with the included 2 year limited
  • Simply plug this external hard drive for Mac and Windows into a computer via the included USB 3. 0 cable to back up files with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups. Reformatting may be required for use with time machine
  • Edit, manage, and share photos with a 1 year complimentary subscription to Mylio Create and a 2 month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan
  • Store and access 2TB of photos and files on the go, with Seagate Backup Plus Slim, an external hard drive for Mac and Windows

Edit, manage, and share photos with a 1 year complimentary subscription to mylio create and a 2 month membership to adobe creative cloud photography plan Enjoy long term peace of mind with the included 2 year limited Store and access 2tb of photos and files on the go, with SEAGATE backup plus slim, an external hard drive for mac and windows Simply plug this external hard drive for mac and windows into a computer via the included usb 3. 0 cable to back up files with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups. reformatting may be required for use with time machine

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Seagate Backup Plus Slim 1TB External Hard Drive Portable HDD – Silver USB 3.0 For PC Laptop And Mac, 1 year Mylio Create, 4 Months Adobe CC Photography, 1 year Rescue Service (STHN1000401)

Seagate Backup Plus Slim 1TB External Hard Drive Portable HDD – Silver USB 3.0 For PC Laptop And Mac

1 year Mylio Create, 4 Months Adobe CC Photography, 1 year Rescue Service (STHN1000401)

by SEAGATE
What We like

This portable external hard drive features a minimalist brushed metal enclosure, and is a stylish USB drive

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Product Features

  • Store and access 1TB of photos and files on the go, with Seagate Backup Plus Slim, an external hard drive for Mac and Windows
  • Simply plug this external hard drive for Mac and Windows into a computer via the included USB 3.0 cable to back up files with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups. Reformatting may be required for use with Time Machine.
  • Edit, manage, and share photos with a one year complimentary subscription to Mylio Create and a two month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan

Edit, manage, and share photos with a one year complimentary subscription to mylio create and a two month membership to adobe creative cloud photography plan Store and access 1tb of photos and files on the go, with SEAGATE backup plus slim, an external hard drive for mac and windows Simply plug this external hard drive for mac and windows into a computer via the included usb 3.0 cable to back up files with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups. reformatting may be required for use with time machine.

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320GB External Hard Drive - MegaZ Backup Slim 2.5'' Portable HDD USB 3.0 for PC, Mac, Laptop, PS4, Xbox one and Chromebook, 3 Year Warranty

MegaZ 320GB External Hard Drive

MegaZ Backup Slim 2.5'' Portable HDD USB 3.0 for PC, Mac, Laptop, PS4, Xbox one and Chromebook, 3 Year Warranty

by MegaZ
What We like

Slim Style Handy Sized Design - 11.5 X 8 X 1 cm, light weight hard disk drive protected by sturdy and compact case, comfortably fits your palm

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Product Features

  • Latest Model - Equipped with USB 3.0 connection, this portable hard drive enables you to backup massive data in seconds, delivering ultra fast transfer speed to improve your PC performance
  • Designed for PC and Mac - This external drive is ready to go without extra power supply or software installation needed
  • Compatible With - Microsoft Windows/ Mac/ PS4/ Xbox One(No need reformat)

Designed for pc and mac - this external drive is ready to go without extra power supply or software installation needed Latest model - equipped with usb 3.0 connection, this portable hard drive enables you to backup massive data in seconds, delivering ultra fast transfer speed to improve your pc performance Compatible with - microsoft windows/ mac/ ps4/ xbox one(no need reformat)

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Seagate STHP5000400 Backup Plus 5TB External Hard Drive Portable HDD - Black USB 3.0 for PC Laptop and Mac, 1 Year MylioCreate, 2 Months Adobe CC Photography, 2-Year Rescue Service

Seagate STHP5000400 Backup Plus 5TB External Hard Drive Portable HDD

Black USB 3.0 for PC Laptop and Mac, 1 Year MylioCreate, 2 Months Adobe CC Photography, 2-Year Rescue Service

by SEAGATE
What We like

The perfect compliment to personal aesthetic, this portable external hard drive features a minimalist brushed metal enclosure

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Product Features

  • Great as a laptop hard drive or PC hard drive, simply plug in via USB 3.0 to back up with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups; Reformatting may be required for use with Time Machine
  • Store and access 5TB of photos and files with Seagate Backup Plus Portable, an on the go USB drive for Mac and Windows
  • Edit, manage, and share photos with a 1 year complimentary subscription to Mylio Create and a 2 month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan

Store and access 5tb of photos and files with SEAGATE backup plus portable, an on the go usb drive for mac and windows Great as a laptop hard drive or pc hard drive, simply plug in via usb 3.0 to back up with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups; reformatting may be required for use with time machine Edit, manage, and share photos with a 1 year complimentary subscription to mylio create and a 2 month membership to adobe creative cloud photography plan

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WD 4TB My Passport Ultra for Mac Silver Portable External Hard Drive, USB-C - WDBPMV0040BSL-WESN

Western Digital WD 4TB My Passport Ultra for Mac Silver Portable External Hard Drive, USB-C

WDBPMV0040BSL-WESN

by Western Digital
What We like

Innovative style with refined metal cover

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Product Features

  • USB-C ready, USB 3.0 compatible
  • Password protection with 256-bit AES hardware encryption
  • Formatted for Mac

Password protection with 256-bit aes hardware encryption Formatted for mac Usb-c ready, usb 3.0 compatible

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Seagate Portable 1TB External Hard Drive HDD – USB 3.0 for PC, Mac, PS4, & Xbox, 1-Year Rescue Service (STGX1000400) , Black

Seagate Portable 1TB External Hard Drive HDD – USB 3.0 for PC

Mac, PS4, & Xbox, 1-Year Rescue Service (STGX1000400), Black

by SEAGATE
What We like

This USB drive provides plug and play simplicity with the included 18 inch USB 3.0 cable

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Product Features

  • Designed to work with Windows or Mac computers, this external hard drive makes backup a snap just drag and drop. Reformatting may be required for Mac
  • To get set up, connect the portable hard drive to a computer for automatic recognition no software required
  • Easily store and access 1TB 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. reformatting may be required for mac Easily store and access 1tb to content on the go with the SEAGATE portable drive, a usb external hard drive To get set up, connect the portable hard drive to a computer for automatic recognition no software required

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Silicon Power 2TB Rugged Portable External Hard Drive Armor A30, Shockproof USB 3.0 for PC, Mac, Xbox and PS4, Black

SP Silicon Power Silicon Power 2TB Rugged Portable External Hard Drive Armor A30

Shockproof USB 3.0 for PC, Mac, Xbox and PS4, Black

by Silicon Power
What We like

Cable storage design for simple cable carrying

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Product Features

  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, backward compatible with USB 2.0
  • [For Windows User] The A30 is pre-formatted as NTFS, so you could use it directly on Windows. [For Mac Users] Reformatting will be required for Mac operating systems
  • Military-grade shockproof

Superspeed usb 3.0 interface, backward compatible with usb 2.0 Military-grade shockproof [for windows user] the a30 is pre-formatted as ntfs, so you could use it directly on windows. [for mac users] reformatting will be required for mac operating systems

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LaCie Rugged USB-C 5TB External Hard Drive Portable HDD – USB 3.0, Drop Shock Dust Rain Resistant Shuttle Drive, for Mac and PC Computer Desktop Workstation Laptop, 1 Month Adobe CC (STFR5000800)

LaCie Rugged USB-C 5TB External Hard Drive Portable HDD – USB 3.0

Drop Shock Dust Rain Resistant Shuttle Drive, for Mac and PC Computer Desktop Workstation Laptop, 1 Month Adobe CC (STFR5000800)

by SEAGATE
What We like

Quickly and easily connect to the latest Windows and Mac computers with Ruggeds reversible USB-C cable, or legacy computers using the included USB 3.0 adapter

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Product Features

  • Take advantage of a complimentary one-month membership to the Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps Plan for access to awesome photo and video editing apps
  • Enjoy fast USB-C 130MB/s file transfers, backups, and image browsing
  • Confidently tackle any terrain with drop, crush, and rain resistance

Confidently tackle any terrain with drop, crush, and rain resistance Enjoy fast usb-c 130mb/s file transfers, backups, and image browsing Take advantage of a complimentary one-month membership to the adobe creative cloud all apps plan for access to awesome photo and video editing apps

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Toshiba (HDTC920XK3AA) Canvio Advance 2TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0, Black

Toshiba (HDTC920XK3AA) Canvio Advance 2TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0

Black

by Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc
What We like

Toshiba storage backup software (downloadable) to easily back up your content and schedule your backup to run automatically

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Product Features

  • Up to 2TB of storage capacity to store your growing files and content
  • Toshiba storage security software (downloadable) to help prevent unauthorized access to your data with a password lock feature
  • Compact design with four vibrant color options to fit your lifestyle

Compact design with four vibrant color options to fit your lifestyle Up to 2tb of storage capacity to store your growing files and content Toshiba storage security software (downloadable) to help prevent unauthorized access to your data with a password lock feature

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SP Silicon Power 2TB Rugged Portable External Hard Drive Armor A60 Shockproof USB 3.1 Gen1 for PC Mac Xbox and PS4 Black

SP Silicon Power 2TB Rugged Portable External Hard Drive Armor A60 Shockproof USB 3.1 Gen1 for PC Mac Xbox and PS4 Black

by SP SILICON POWER
What We like

NO MORE MISSING CABLES: Cable-carry design for easy cable storage, Supported OS: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP, Mac OS 10.5.x, Linux 2.6.x,

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Product Features

  • [For Mac Users] Reformatting will be required for Mac operating systems]
  • ALL-ROUND DATA PROTECTION: Military-grade shockproof and IPX4 water-resistant protection,
  • PS4 / XBOX COMPATIBLE: Ideal for gaming enthusiasts Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim (PS4 System Software version 4.50 or higher)
  • For Windows User: The A60 is pre-formatted as NTFS, so you could use it directly on Windows .

[for mac users] reformatting will be required for mac operating systems] Ps4 / xbox compatible: ideal for gaming enthusiasts xbox one, xbox 360, ps4, ps4 pro and ps4 slim (ps4 system software version 4.50 or higher) For windows user: the a60 is pre-formatted as ntfs, so you could use it directly on windows . All-round data protection: military-grade shockproof and ipx4 water-resistant protection,

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