Seagate Backup Plus Slim Review 2017

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Seagate Backup Plus Slim Review 2017

Seagate Backup Plus  Slim Portable Hard Drive Review

seagate backup plus slim reviewSeagate Backup Plus Slim– The simplest way to protect Your entire digital life. The Seagate Backup Plus Slim looks perfect, and works perfect. The design is so nice, that this external hard drive could be used as fashion accessory. The metal slim design allows to easly slide the hard disk into Your pocket when You are on go. This hard drive definitely is a qualitative item. It comes in four colors – blue, red, silver, and black, and all of them looks great. You can buy Seagate Slim in several capacities – 0.5TB , 1TB and 2TB, so there must be a correct model for all needs. If You are looking for something much bigger than Seagate Plus Slim, than You should look after some BIG guy, like Seagate BackUp Plus 8TB or WD My Book 6TB, which both also is a masterpiece, with a massive capacity that will be enough for everyone.

This hard drive can be installed in seconds and are very easy to use, simply connect it to Your PC via USB 3.0 cable.This great device is both compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 devices, so You can use it with much older PC`s and Laptop`s. USB 3.0 trasnfer speed is 5.0 GB per second. The transfer speed is almost the same for all external hard drives.

This drive is perfect to take on the go,and with it`s sleek metal case design it is the best looking external hard drive of 2015, also one of the most selling hard disk all over the Amazon. Want to use Seagate hard disk with Mac ? No problem, just install the pre-loaded NTFS driver for MAC and You are ready to go.


  • Sleek metal design – up to 42% tinner
  • Easily backup from mobile device with free Mobile Backup App
  • Compatible with Apple time machine
  • Fast file transfer rates via USB 3.0
  • Use between Windows and Mac machines without re-formatting
  • Protect Your files with easy flexible Backups
  • Also backup from Facebook and Flickr adn share videos to Youtube
  • Limited 2 Year Warranty


Product Specification

  • · Device Type: Hard Drive – External (Portable)
  • · Available Capacities: 0.5TB, 1TB, 2TB
  • · Disk Speed: 5400 RPM
  • · Interface: USB 3.0
  • · Transfer Rate: 5Gbps (USB 3.0) / 480Mbps (USB 2.0)
  • · Average Seek Time: 12ms
  • · Buffer: 8MB cache
  • · Weight: 150g
  • · Lenght: 113.5mm
  • · Width: 76mm Depth: 12.1mm
  •   Depth: 12.1mm
  • · Limited Warranty: 2 years
  • · Manufacturer: Seagate Technology
Seagate Back Up Plus Slim 2TB - Crystal Disk Mark TEST
In table above, as You can see, we have tested Seagate Back Up Plus Slim 2TB portable hdd with Crystal Disk Mark Test. We tested writting speed in MB/s and compared it with Toshiba Canvio 3.0 1TB model and Western Digital WD10EARS ( SATA Hard Disk). Both Toshiba and Seagate are compitable with USB 3.0, and as You can see from the table- Seagate Slim is much faster. But also Toshiba is quite cheaper than Seagate. So the choice is Yours – Save Up a few bucks or quality and performance. The price difference is not so big – Toshiba Canvio 3.0 price 59.99$ and Seagate Back Up Plus Slim price is 99$ on Amazon

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Key Features That Make Seagate Backup Plus Slim External Hard Drive Our Favourite


Back Up From Your Mobile Devices

Seagate always have been full of innovations, now they again went one step forward over competition and offers Mobile Backup APP. Using Seagate Mobile App it`s very easy to back up photos and videos on the go directly from Your mobile devices to back-up Your Slim Plus hard drive. I am very confident that Seagate will stay the most innovating company on 2015.



Protect Your Data Automatically

Users can chose from two easy back-up options in Seagate Dashboard to make personal schedule, and automate everything if needed. It is great feature if You do not want to worry about back-uping Your devices. Let Your data safely sit on the cloud. Also You can easly back up Your devices via WIFI connection while You are at home, or use services like Google Drive or DropBox, while You are away from the home.




Do Much More With Social Networks

Do not lose all Your great pictures You have posted online. Now the gap between online Social Life and rest of Your life have been taken down, letting You automatically backup Your favorite photos and other stuff from Facebook and Flickr, Seagate Bacukup Plus Slim external hard drive can deal with it all. And more, You can even share new videos to YouTube. Seagate Dashboard back up automatically any content posted, even all the photos that You are tagged in. You can upload multiple files to social networks at once, using Share feature. Just simply select the files You want to upload, then choose where to post them, and even add comments if You want to. Have managing Your social profile has ever been easier?

What You get

  • Seagate Back Up Plus Slim External Hard Drive 
  • Seagate Dashboard Pre-loaded on drive 
  • 18 Inch (45cm) USB cable 
  • Quick Start Guide 
  • NTFS driver for Mac preloaded on hard drive 
  • 2-year limited warranty 

Final Words

I must say that Seagate has done a great job, the Plus Slim is innovative, stylifh, and fast, the performance is absolutely great, and even more, it is so small i can put it in my pocket, can it be even better? Yes it can, this amazing hard drive even has it`s own app, and You can back-up Your social networks automatically when new content is posted, and that is at least two steps forward competition.


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He's fanatic tech lover with degree in electrical engineering. Hobbies? To buy, test, break and write about newest gadgets. Also, the CEO of

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