Seagate Backup Plus Portable 5TB Blue




Key specs

Hard drive type
2.5-inch
Total storage capacity
5 TB
Formatted for operating system
Windows
USB version
USB 3.0
Build quality
Basic

Pros and cons

According to our HDD external hard drive expert
  • Pros:
    The 2.5-inch hard drive is easy to take with you.
  • Pros:
    The drive is powered via the USB port, so no AC adapter is required.
  • Pros:
    The hard drive is also compatible with Mac OSX with the aid of the included NTFS driver.
  • Con:
    In order to use the drive with Mac, you'll have to install the included NTFS driver.
Product Expert HDD external hard drives

The Seagate Backup Plus Portable 5TB is an external hard drive that you can use to back up all your files. Due to its compact size, you can take this mobile HDD - and your entire media collection - with you, wherever you go. After using the USB cable to connect the Backup Plus Portable to your laptop or computer with internet access, you can even make automatic backups of your mobile phone, Facebook, and Flickr account. If your phone is connected to the same WiFi network, the backup will be made via the cloud. You can use the Seagate Dashboard to choose which photos and videos you want to keep: a very easy way to back up all your files.


Included by default

  • Manual
  • Seagate Dashboard software
  • USB 3.0 cable (46cm)

Specifications

Product

Product number
749188
Manufacturer code
STDR5000202
Brand
Seagate
Warranty
2 years
Warranty type
Carry-in warranty

Memory properties

Total storage capacity
5 TB
Cache memory
128 MB
Hard drive type
2.5-inch
HDD's RPM
5400 rpm
Formatted for operating system
Windows
Safety class
Mid-range

Functions

Shockproof
No
Dustproof
Yes
On/off switch
No
Backup feature
Yes
Protected memory (USB)
Yes
Protection type (USB)
Data encryption
Data encryption
Software encryption
Recommended for use
Making a backup, Save photos and videos

Physical properties

Width
7,8 cm
Depth
11,5 cm
Height
2,1 cm
Weight
247 g
Color
Blue
Material
Plastic
Build quality
Basic

Other properties

Energy-efficient
No
Power supply type
Via a different product

Connectors and connections

FireWire
No
Thunderbolt connector
No
SATA connector type
S-ATA (III)
Type of USB port
Standard USB-A
USB port
Yes