Backup Plus is Seagate’s most popular external hard drive product line, with elegant and elegant design, fast read and write speed and many backup data backup utilities. In particular, Seagate Backup Plus Portable is favored with a maximum capacity of up to 5TB, very suitable for users who need to store a lot of heavy data such as images, high-resolution video clips.
To have an overview of this product line and compare with the actual needs of readers, the writer will be on hand and quickly evaluate through the tests below.
Actual colors on the front of the Seagate Backup Plus Portable external hard drive are somewhat lighter than the illustration on the box
The back is a white plastic layer finished rough, helping to resist fingerprints and slippery during use.
In addition to the body, USB 3.0 cable and user manual, Seagate also includes 2 months of Adobe Creative Cloud software license and 1 year of mylio.CREATE software license.
Seagate Backup Plus Portable has a total of 5 colors: white, black, cyan, red and champagne gold, with aluminum aluminum front and matte plastic back.
Products using USB 3.0 ports ensure the read and write speed 10 times faster than the old USB 2.0 generation
To test the actual speed of the product, the writer uses the following system:
• 1 4TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable drive (default standard exFAT, compatible with Windows, Mac and Android).
• Lenovo Thinkpad E14 Laptop (Intel Core i5-10210U configuration, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, with integrated USB Type-C port and USB 3.1 Gen 1).
• Genuine Vietnamese Galaxy Note 10 Plus phone (Exynos chip).
• Crystal Disk Info 8.7.0 software, Crystal Disk Mark 7.0.0h (on Laptop), A1 SD Bench (on phone)
• A 17GB Bluray movie, a 23GB Test folder with 1,600 files.
Crystal Disk Mark gives good read and write results at 140MB / s
The actual speed is quite close to the Benchmark score, at 130MB / s in both writing and reading a 17GB Bluray movie.
The 23GB folder with 1,600 files is a “tough” test with any external hard drive and speed fluctuations are inevitable, but Seagate Backup Plus Portable still performs quite well, averaging 120MB / s in both read and write operations, even when the drop is never below 50MB / s
Although not included with USB Type-A to USB Type-C port like Backup Plus Ultra Touch or Ultra Touch SSD, Seagate Backup Plus Portable still has good connectivity with the phone thanks to the standard format exFAT wear drive.
Connecting to Android phones is very simple, plug and receive with USB Type-A to Type-C Adapter, no need to install any other software.
The read and write speed of the Seagate Backup Plus Portable external hard drive on Android is also very good, at 115-130MB / s.
Similar to other Seagate external drives, Backup Plus Portable is also integrated with Seagate Toolkit, allowing users to easily plan regular data backup, create virtual trash, and synchronize data continuously. … help protect absolutely your important data.
Seagate Toolkit’s compact and easy-to-use interface, with good detection of all Seagate external hard drives
Seagate Toolkit allows users to freely select folders to be backed up (Backup)
Depending on your needs, users can choose to synchronize one way or two way between your computer and an external drive Seagate Backup Plus Portable
To sum up, we can see that Seagate Backup Plus Portable is a quality external hard drive product, with a stable speed in most common use situations, compact enough in size for frequent travel. Luxurious and elegant design, suitable for every audience from students, businessmen to content creators.
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable series of external hard drives is now available at Seagate retailers nationwide.
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