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Seagate Expansion 1TB

Seagate 1 TB Portable External Hard Drive with USB 3.0

This Expansion Portable hard drive offers an easy-to-use solution when you need to instantly add storage to your computer and take files on the go.The Expansion portable hard drive can be installed easily by plugging in a single USB cord. You can start saving your digital files to this external hard drive within seconds of removing it from the box. The Expansion portable hard drive features a range of capacities, with the 1TB model offering enough data storage for:

  • Up to 1,000 Hours of Digital Videos
  • Up to 250 Two-hour DVD Films
  • Up to 320,000 Digital Photos
  • Up to 16,660 Hours Of Digital Music
  • Simply plug the included USB cable into your computer – no external power supply is needed. The drive is automatically recognised by the Windows operating system – no software to install and nothing to configure. Drag and drop to save files to the Expansion portable drive. Built-in power management automatically ensures energy-efficient operation.

    WD My Passport 1TB (Black)

    Encryption, Shock Resistant, Password Protection, No External Power Required, Auto backup with included WD Backup software

    The sleek, vibrant design of the My Passport drive comes in a wide range of beautiful colors. The My Passport drive’s built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption with WD Security software helps keep your content private and safe. Just activate password protection and set your own personalized password. You can also add a “return-if-found” message as the password prompt to help your My Passport drive find its way back to you if it ever accidentally gets left behind.

    Transcend StoreJet 25M3 (Black)

    1 TB storage capacity, Storage Media 2.5" SATA HDD, 256-bit AES file & folder encryption, Advanced 3-stage shock protection system, 2 USB

    One plus one is greater than two. The StoreJet 25M3 combines the shock-resistant qualities of Transcend's award-winning rugged StoreJet M series with the Super Speed 5Gb/s interface bandwidth of USB 3.0, allowing users to enjoy ultra-fast file transfers and the highest level of anti-shock protection.


    Side by Side comparison

    Alt Model #
    Expansion 1TB : STEA1000400
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : WDBYNN0010BBK
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : StoreJet 25M3 (USB 3.0)
    Series #
    Expansion 1TB : Expansion Portable
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : 
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : Portable Storage
    Expansion 1TB
    My Passport 1TB (Black)
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black)
    Buy Now Expansion 1TB
    Prices in US Dollar
    Prices in Indian Rupee
    SnapDeal ₹ 3799 47% off
    Tata Cliq ₹ 3799 47% off
    FlipKart ₹ 3920 46% off
    Amazon.in ₹ 3999 44% off
    Paytm Mall ₹ 4189 42% off +12% CB
    Infibeam ₹ 4199 42% off
    Shopclues ₹ 4432 38% off
    Seagate ₹ 7200
    Croma ₹ 4499 38% off
    Prices in Canadian Dollar
    Prices in Malaysian Ringgit
    Lazada Malaysia RM 221
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    Buy Now StoreJet 25M3 (Black)
    Prices in US Dollar
    Prices in Indian Rupee
    Amazon.in ₹ 4332 21% off
    Paytm Mall ₹ 4689 15% off +10% CB
    SnapDeal ₹ 4898 11% off
    Transcend ₹ 5500
    FlipKart ₹ 7486.50
    Junglee ₹ 4399 20% off
    Infibeam ₹ 4499 18% off
    Shopclues ₹ 4750 14% off
    Prices in Canadian Dollar
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    Highlights
    Capacity
    Expansion 1TB : 1 TB
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : 1 TB
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : 1 TB
    Width
    Expansion 1TB : 80 mm
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : 110 mm
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : 82.4 mm
    Type of Hard Disk
    Expansion 1TB : -
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : Wired Portable
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : -
    Warranty(Months)
    Expansion 1TB : 12
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : 36
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : 36
    Warranty Terms
    Expansion 1TB : 
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : 
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : Three-year Warranty
    Technical Details
    Port Type
    Expansion 1TB : USB 3.0
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : USB 2.0, USB 3.0
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : USB 2.0/3.0
    Backup Software
    Expansion 1TB : -
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : -
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : Transcend Elite data management software
    Weight and Dimensions
    Length
    Expansion 1TB : 117 mm
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : 81.5 mm
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : 204 mm
    Weight
    Expansion 1TB : 0.17 kg
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : 0.17 kg
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : 0.23 kg
    Height
    Expansion 1TB : 148 mm
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : 16.33 mm
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : 12.9 mm
    Product Specifications
    Transfer Rate
    Expansion 1TB : -
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : 5000 mbps
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : USB 3.0: 5 Gb/s, USB 2.0: 480 Mb/s
    Speed
    Expansion 1TB : -
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : -
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : 5400 rpm
    Cache Buffer
    Expansion 1TB : -
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : -
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : 8
    Supported Operating System
    Expansion 1TB : Macintosh, Windows PC
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : Mac OS X (requires reformatting), Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : Linux Kernel 2.6.31 or later, Macintosh, Windows PC
    Wireless Security
    Expansion 1TB : -
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : -
    Color
    Expansion 1TB : Black
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : Black
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : Black
    Accessories
    Expansion 1TB : USB 3.0 Cable, Quick Start Guide
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : -
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : -
    Power Supply
    Power Supply
    Expansion 1TB : -
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : -
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : USB DC 5V
    PC Software system requirements
    Display
    Expansion 1TB : -
    My Passport 1TB (Black) : -
    StoreJet 25M3 (Black) : 2.5-inch