The Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale and the Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale is on. If you’re all sorted with your laptop purchases and are looking for an external hard drive on which to back up your precious memories and documents, consider the following deals, because they’re the juiciest as far as we can tell. Here you go:
Get the Seagate 2TB Backup Plus Slim here
Seagate has been around in the storage industry since 1979. This 2TB Backup Plus Slim hard drive measures 1.22 centimetres in thickness and weighs 141 grammes. It works on PC and Mac alike. You can’t go wrong with one. What’s more, you get a year’s subscription to McAfee Internet Security with one of these.
Maximum Retail Price: Rs 12,299
Effective Sale Price: Rs 5,099
Savings: Rs 7,200
Get the WD My Passport 2TB External Hard Drive here
Western Digital has been in the hard drive scene for nearly half a decade now. This WD My Passport works on PC, Mac, and Linux. It supports USB 3.0 and weighs 168 grammes. Colour options include black, blue, white, orange, red, and yellow.
Maximum Retail Price: Rs 8,490
Effective Sale Price: Rs 4,999
Savings: Rs 3,491
Get the G-DRIVE External Solid State Drive here
Hard drives are fast but solid-state drives are faster still. The G-DRIVE mobile SSD by G-Technology is IP67-rated, which means it’s water- and dust-resistant and can survive a drop from 3 metres. It can transfer speeds at up to 560 megabytes per second through the versatile USB-C port. Read our review of the G-DRIVE to learn more about it.
Maximum Retail Price: Rs 23,256
Effective Sale Price: Rs 12,999
Savings: Rs 10,257
Get the Toshiba Canvio Ready 1TB Wired External Hard Disk Drive here
If you don’t have too much data to back up and are looking for an inexpensive solution, take a look at the Toshiba Canvio Ready hard drive. It has a capacity of 1 terabyte, supports USB 3.0, and weighs 175.2 grammes.
Maximum Retail Price: Rs 5,600
Effective Sale Price: Rs 3,299
Savings: Rs 2,301
Get the WD Elements 2TB Portable External Hard Drive here
You can’t go wrong with a Western Digital drive. This Elements drive here supports USB 3.0 and weighs only 100 grammes. It works with PC, Mac, and Linux alike. It’s more compact than the My Passport but is just as capable.
Maximum Retail Price: Rs 8,110
Effective Sale Price: Rs 4,899
Savings: Rs 3,211