Launched on the 8th April 2014, the USB 3.0 Seagate Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive comes in three different capacities (500GB, 1TB and 2TB) in four different colors (Blue, Black, Red and Silver) and works on both PC and Mac.
- 500GB – S$89 (Black or Silver)
- 1TB – S$119 (Blue, Black, Red and Silver)
- 2TB – S$239 (Blue, Black, Red and Silver)
The 500GB harddrive measures (length x width x depth) 113.5mm x 76mm x 9.6mm and weights 150g while the 1TB/2B measures 113.5mm x 76mm x 12.1mm and weighs 159g (just slightly thicker and heavier).
The harddrive comes pre-formatted in NTFS and inside it contains the application, Seagate Dashboard for both PC and Mac. Seagate Dashboard allows you to backup your digital files on your computer and mobile devices (iOS and Android). It also lets you automatically back up your photos from Facebook and Flickr.
Using Blackmagic Disk Speed Test, I managed to get a read and write speed of about 120MB/s.