External Hard Disks and SSDs

Computers and laptops are an integral part of our lives as they hold important data. It is essential to use a long-lasting and good-quality hard disk so that crucial data does not get erased. Browse through the wide range of storage devices that would fulfil your storage needs. As it is impossible to take your PC or laptop everywhere, you can choose portable external hard disks to carry data to another location. Choose from various HDD interfaces like IDE, M.2, SAS, SATA, etc. Select HDDs with USB 2.0, 3.0, 3.1, and 3.2 connectivity, or pick models with Gigabit Ethernet connectors. Check out the external and internal storage devices with storage space that ranges between 500 GB to 6 TB. Check out storage devices compatible with Windows, Mac, and other operating systems. Choose devices that offer password security and data encryption to keep your data safe. Check and compare prices and features of hard disks to find the best device. Explore brands like Seagate, Toshiba, WD, SanDisk, Hitachi, etc. Order online the ideal storage device right from the comfort of your home. You can easily purchase with a convenient payment method and get the device delivered to your home.

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Reviews for Popular HDD
Most Helpful Review
5

Best in the market!

Nice piece
Nice package and it works fine
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Flipkart Customer

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May, 2018

Recent Review
1

Did not meet expectations

Not working.... Waste of money and time also
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Naveen Anusha

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27days ago

Seagate Ultra Touch 2 TB External Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
2. Seagate Ultra Touch 2 TB Ex...
4.5
16,576 Ratings&1,529 Reviews
₹5,699
28% off
  • Portable Hard Drive
  • Capacity: 2 TB
  • Connectivity: USB 3.0, USB 2.0
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5

Simply awesome

Awesome ... It's really beautiful .... Look & Quality both are great...❤️ It's very slim & Shorter ... Speed at 3.0 is very good (unless coping multiple sh...
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Subha Das

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May, 2020

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1

Not recommended at all

Please don't but it . It is not supported in Android said by Seagate coustomer care if u use it in Android it will harm ur device
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10days ago

TOSHIBA Canvio Ready 1 TB External Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
3. TOSHIBA Canvio Ready 1 TB E...
4.4
3,737 Ratings&286 Reviews
₹3,699
41% off
  • Portable Hard Drive
  • Capacity: 1 TB
  • Connectivity: USB 3.2
Most Helpful Review
4

Wonderful

The complete review right ahead--

This external hdd completes your backup needs right to the spot. I got it for 3100 with axis discount, which is the cheape...
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Shaan Rajput

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Aug, 2021

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5

Just wow!

Very good hard disk and other company of harddisk , space of harddisk is 931GB on 1 tb of harddisk , any one buying this harddisk no doubt .
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Ashish Kumar

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8days ago

Seagate Basic Portable STJL5000400 5 TB External Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
4. Seagate Basic Portable STJL...
4.3
214 Ratings&11 Reviews
₹8,999
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  • Portable Hard Drive
  • Capacity: 5 TB
  • Connectivity: USB 3.0
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5

Highly recommended

Your service and product is very excellent.
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Umakant upadhyay

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1month ago

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5

Excellent

Nice product in good price
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Nikhil Jaiswal

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10days ago

Seagate Expansion for Windows and Mac with 3 years Data Recovery Services – Desktop 4 TB External Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
5. Seagate Expansion for Windo...
4.2
541 Ratings&49 Reviews
₹7,749
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  • Desktop Hard Drive
  • Capacity: 4 TB
  • Connectivity: USB 3.0
Most Helpful Review
5

Go for it. Don't go for WD, please.

Satisfying so far! I hope this works better than those awful WD ones.
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Srijan

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3months ago

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4

Very Good

Everything is okay but didn’t provide the data cable.
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Buy Hard Disks Online and Get Additional Data Storage Space

 
Hard drives can be external or internal. While internal hard drives have their benefits and limitations, you can buy hard disks online for easy external use. They come in a wide range of sizes but the most popular ones are up to 1 TB or up to 2 TB disks. If you are unable to decide which one to buy, you can get up to 1 TB as a safe option and then move to 2 TB. Choosing the right capacity requires you to consider your current setup and storage requirement. External hard disks can store most of your important digital content, including documents, pictures, music, videos, programmes, movies, and other large media files. Some of the more common hard drive brands that are available on any online store include WD Elements, Seagate Expansion, Toshiba, etc.
 

Top Features of External Hard Disks


After writable DVDs, hard drives evolved to fulfil a growing need for data storage. They work on the original principle of magnetism and are usually made of aluminium or glass with a magnetic coating to keep the information securely stored. Some disks may be formatted originally to work on either a PC or a Mac, but usually, they can be reformatted to work on either kind of machine as well as operating systems. Since the drive is attached externally, with or without a wire, you can consider the speed before purchasing one. Storage capacity is another important factor to consider when buying a hard disk. For simple use, such as storage, backup, and transfer of documents etc, a capacity of up to 1 TB might work well but if you want it for movies or heavy gaming applications, you can consider up to 2 TB hard drive. Many hard drives offer different measures of security. You may want to read the specifications for more information on this aspect. Most hard drives offer some form of encryption or the other, while others have the facility of a supplementary pin for added security. Since portability is one of the big reasons to buy a hard drive, you can check the physical features of the drive, including the shape and size, and whether it would fit easily into your bag, and so on.

Top Benefits of External Hard Drives


One of the most important reasons to opt for a hard drive instead of CDs, DVDs, or pen drives is that it offers massive storage space. In comparison to other storage devices, hard drives are also fast. They are safe to use and can retain the memory even after the main computer has been turned off. They usually have a long life and therefore, can help keep your data files safe for an extended period. They are apt for backing up important information, such as large media files and for moving files from one machine to another, without losing the data or compromising the quality. They also work well for gamers who need to work with high-resolution graphics regularly. Moreover, hard disks allow users to work with the data without taking up huge space on their personal computers.

Question and Answers

  1. Q.Why should I buy an external hard disk?
    A.External hard disks are portable storage devices that enable you to carry important data elsewhere without carrying a laptop.
  2. Q.Can external storage devices keep data safe?
    A.Some external storage devices have security locks and data encryption features. Check the product details to see if a model has these features.
  3. Q.What are the things I should consider before buying hard disks?
    A.Before buying an external HDD, you should consider things like the storage size, connectivity, size of the device, data transfer speed, and many other factors.
  4. Q.How long can a hard disk store data?
    A.The data retention capacity of HDDs varies from model to model and depends on the quality of the device. Explore various models available here and find the best hard disk for yourself.
  5. Q.Which brands offer hard disks here?
    A.Brands like Toshiba, Western Digital, Seagate, Transcend, HP, etc., offer a varied range of hard disks here.
  6. Q.Do we need to unplug external drives when they are not in use?
    A.External drives can be plugged in and unplugged frequently. You can keep the hard disk plugged into your computer for a long period, but it may affect the device's longevity.
  7. Q.What is the price of hard disks?
    A.The price of hard disks varies from brand to brand. The disk size, connectivity, and a few other features affect the price of hard disks. Conveniently explore all the available options and find the ideal hard disk for yourself.
  8. Q.Is there any difference between external HDD and SSD?
    A.An SSD is a faster storage device, while HDDs are a cheaper alternative. Most SSDs are lightweight compared to HDDs, as the latter has mechanical parts and SSDs have electrical integrated circuits.
  9. Q.Are the external hard disk drives portable?
    A.Yes, external hard disk drives are portable, unlike the hard drive installed in your computer.
  10. Q.Can we format the external HDD?
    A.Yes. You can easily format a portable hard disk after plugging it into your PC. Check the instruction manual provided by the brand to learn more.
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