Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB 2.5" USB 3.0 External Portable Hard Drive (STDR2000103) - Red

  • Model #: STDR2000103
  • Web Code: 10281757
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$109.99

Overview

Keep your valuable data backed up and portable with the Seagate Backup Plus Slim portable hard drive. With a huge 2TB capacity, you'll be able to store all of your irreplaceable photos, videos, and documents. The slim, metal design makes it easy to slip the hard drive into your bag, and bring it along wherever you go.

More Information

  • 2.5" external drive protects your digital life locally, in the cloud, on mobile devices, and on social networks
  • Store and back up all of your valuable files with the huge 2TB capacity
  • Slim design and metal casing make it easy to bring this drive along with you wherever your day takes you
  • USB 3.0 provides superfast data transfer speeds that are faster than USB 2.0, while still remaining compatible with your USB 2.0 devices
  • Compatible with PC and Mac

What's in the Box?

  • Seagate Backup Plus Slim
  • Portable Drive
  • 18 inch USB 3.0 Cable
  • Quick Start Guide

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 2 Year(s)

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  • Portable/ Desktop
    Portable
  • Capacity
    2 TB
  • Drive Type
    External Portable Hard Drive
  • Diskless or Populated
    Populated
  • Interface
    USB 2.0; USB 3.0
  • Drive Size
    2.5 Inches
  • Internal or External
    External
  • Wireless
    No
  • PC/Mac Compatibility
    Mac
  • Rotations Per Minute (RPM)
    5400 rpm
  • Software Included
    Seagate Dashboard
  • Maximum Data Transfer Rate
    5120 MB/s
  • System Requirements
    Windows 8; Windows 7; Windows Vista; Windows XP SP3 (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system or Mac OS X 10.6 or higher. Seagate Mobile Backup app system requirements: iOS 6 or higher; Android 2.3 or higher
  • Dimension
  • Width
    7.6 cm
  • Height
    11.4 cm
  • Depth
    1.2 cm
  • Width (Inches)
    2.96 in
  • Height (Inches)
    4.45 in
  • Depth (Inches)
    0.47 in
  • Product Weight
    159 g
  • What's in the Box
  • Warranty Parts
    2 Year(s)


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Customer Reviews

4.6 / 5
Based on 155 review(s) More about Customer Reviews

Ratings in Detail

  • 5
    115
  • 4
    30
  • 3
    3
  • 2
    1
  • 1
    6

Positive vs. Critical Reviews

Positive 95%

148 Reviews

Critical 4%

7 Reviews

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  • from Toronto, ON
5.0

Working great!

Nice colour! It working well so far. Fast shipping. I love it.


  • from Noranda, QC
5.0

Bonne petite machine!!!

Facile d'utilisation, bon prix et très petit, alors pratique pour le transporter.


  • from Markham, ON
1.0

Seagate 2T died too quick !

I bought this Seagate 2T on May 8 afternoon. I started copying all my data from my laptop to it from around 8:00 pm. Next morning to check, I no longer can see this drive in my "Computer", even I restarted my laptop. Took back to Best Buy, they insisted can only give me another "refurbished" Seagate. After seeing the store manager, eventually got store credit instead. Seagate will be deleted from my shopping list forever.


  • from Markham, ON
1.0

Dead in less than 15 hours

I received this nice looking Seagate drive yesterday. I started copying (not backup) my some 500GB files/photos etc from my laptop to it from around 4:00 pm yesterday. At 10:00 pm last night, it only transferred 16%, so I left it does the job over night. This morning, Segate drive won't shows up in my computer any more. I tried to reboot my laptop, but won't help. That is the end of this Seagate drive.


  • from Scarborough, ON
1.0

No Stars for Mac use

Actually, the drive failed so no stars for Mac or PC. It's not even a week old. Managed to get my data on there, everything seemed fine, but now it will not mount. Making whirring heartbeat sound. So now I can't get my data off it to return it. HUGE pain and waste of time and money.


  • from markham
5.0

I like it 🌹

I like it!


  • from ST THOMAS
5.0

Worked good on first use

Seems to be a good buy. I plugged it in and ran the auto backup option. It did what I expected plus it backed up a lot of windows system files. I don't know and didn't find any info, that when I connect the next time will only changes on my computer be stored on this drive. I hope so. So far I'm happy with it.


  • from Montreal,Qc
5.0

Good

Fast, I like it!


  • from Montréal, QC
5.0

Lets see how long it lasts

My fist drive i received was DOA and thankfully bestbuy accepted to exchange it for another unit (no refund possible). I hope that it's only the short straw and this one will last long


  • from Toronto, ON
4.0

Works and good value

This is a replacement of a lost USB3 HDD of the same size. I checked the speed, which is respectable 120 MB/s for sequential read/write (lower than advertised up to 220 Mb/s) and goes down to ~ 1 MB/s for random small files as expected. The warranty is good (I do not have it long enough to comment on longevity) and the 2 years of cloud storage is a nice bonus that I do not need but I am happy to play with. The only shortcoming is a short and flimsy looking USB cable, which is inconvenient for layouts of my workspaces. The cable is too short for use with desktop computers and barely acceptable for use with the laptop. This is why I take off 1 star.


  • from Smiths Falls, ON
1.0

Seagate 2T Drive

Really love this dive very compact and holds lots of games for my X-Box, also got it in a couple of days which was great with no shipping as I live in the country and don't make it to the city often. Great product very happy with it!! For some reason I can't rate the stars but I give it 5 stars


  • from West Kelowna, BC
5.0

Excellent Hard Drive USB 3 Quick

Arrived quickly, product is great. Very slim fits in shirt pocket. Very quick transfer of data with the USB 3 connection. Uses a strange USB connection on the hard drive side but the hard drive comes with the USB wire - not sure how this would be to replace if lost. I bought 2 and they both work as described.


  • from Mississauga, ON
5.0

Great Product

Easy to install , easy to transfer files, Great value


  • from Oshawa, ON
5.0

Great!

Great product! It was easy to setup and just as easy to transfer everything onto it! Nice and slim which makes it easy to take on the go!


  • from Stoney Creek, ON
4.0

Great little drive

Very small in size, compared to my other drives, but big in performance. First one was defective, but I returned it and got a replacement. New one works great.


  • from Edmonton, Canada
4.0

Fits the bill, in fact many bills

Nice size. Powering via USB makes it extremely convenient - one less set of wires.


  • from Lévis, QC
5.0

Great, small hard drive

Really small and cool looking hard drive. I plugged it with my Router to make a media server. Works like a charm!


  • from Victoria, BC
5.0

an easy recommendation

I have three of this model and my son has two. We have had no issues at all. They are compact, quiet and competitively priced.


  • from Montréal, QC
4.0

Almost perfect

Compact and fast.


  • from Vancouver, BC
5.0

Seagate Backup Plus 2TB

Slim design but big storage. Fast transfer rate with USB 3.0. Happy about this purchase.


  • from Medicine Hat, AB
5.0

Perfect for XBox One.

Just plugged it in and the XBox prompted to format the drive. Up and running in no time.


  • from Scarborough, ON
4.0

Love this product

It is great product. Worth of money. It is so slim, so is handy.. I got the red color, which looks cool. I love this hard drive..


  • from Richmond, BC
4.0

Does what it's suppose to do.

No problems with the drive. Had to reformat for the MAC but otherwise it does what it suppose to do. No problems yet.


  • from Peterborough, ON
5.0

Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB

I bought this one for my daughter for Christmas. She loved it so I bought one for me, too! Love the compact size for portability and it is so fast. I bought it to work with digital embroidery files. Great product. I would recommend it to anyone who needs to keep a lot of data in one place, safe and secure.


  • from Toronto, ON
5.0

excellent

excellent


  • from Regina, SK
5.0

Amazing and economical for PS4

I bought this external drive to expand my PS4 internal memory, the process of changing the hard drive is very simple, you can find many tutorials online. The price was unbeatable, and the value even better, I have enough space for all of my games and DLCs now. I believe this is the most inexpensive way of expanding your PS4s memory. I got this on sale for an excellent price, and so far it has been a great buy.


  • from Krestova
4.0

Seagate YaY

Great performance without that cumbersome power cord. Read times are a little slow after a TB is put on, great product for the SALE price.


  • from Ottawa, ON
5.0

2 TB in a pocket

It simply works as it should by all means.


  • from Regina, SK
4.0

COMPACT AND HIGH CAPACITY

I bought this on the Boxing day sale, and so far, it is excellent. - no problems at all. I have one concern, based on previous experience with a Toshiba portable backup. Both it and this Seagate use a wider connector than usual. (Sorry, I don't know the exact name of it.) That connector into the Toshiba has started to cause problems - losing contact unexpectedly, etc, even though I've tried to use tape to hold it in place. I hope the Seagate doesn't develop the same problem.


  • from London, ON
5.0

Good value backup drive

Ordered online and shipped directly to home within a few days. Arrived quite quick. Unit is small, compact and easy to use. Plugged USB into laptop and transferred files very fast (mostly music and pictures). Small size makes it easy to keep the back up in a fire-safe safe. Will need to take many more pictures to ever fill up this 2 TB drive!!


  • from Georgetown, ON
5.0

Great Backup device.

Got this for Christmas and works GREAT, compact, fast easy to use... It works so well, my wife wants one now!


  • from Burnaby, BC
5.0

Good Product

Easy installation on my xbox one.


  • from Toronto, ON
5.0

Easy use

Easy use plus bonus received 200 go upload cloud one drive 2 year subscription from Microsoft git.


  • from Abbotsford, BC
4.0

Very portable

I bought this drive for my Macbook. I found that I had to re-fromat the drive to the Mac format before I could write to it from the Mac but that only took a minute. It also still works with my windows laptop which is very convenient. This combined with the slim, small design makes me very pleased with my purchase. I also purchased a similar seagate drive over 2 years ago which is still working fine so I hope this one will last too but only time will tell that me one...


  • from Trenton, ON
5.0

It's just amazing

It works great and it even let me use internal HDD too other than some companies. I will keep purchase seagate for external HDD from now.


  • from Terrace
4.0

Seagate 2T backup plus

Plugged it in to 3.0 usb and started working right away. Will take it on Winter vacation with movies . Nice and compact.


  • from Scarborough, ON
5.0

Seagate Slim 2TB 2.5" USB 3.0

really very good!Ilove it!


  • from Saint-eustache, QC
5.0

does the job

Product is fast USB3 delivry was fast


  • from Toronto, ON
4.0

EAsy to install and use

Fast transfer rate easy to install love this product . Will definitely be using it a lot


  • from Banff, AB
5.0

Great for PS4!!

Bought this little beauty to upgrade my PS4 from 500GB to 2TB. Worked like a charm. Took all of 20 seconds to take it out of the case, without tools. Fit into the PS4 perfectly and booted up no problem. Took about 30 mins to install OS and was back online in no time. Another good thing was that the PS4 hard drive fit perfectly back in the portable drive case, reformatted and now is my media drive to use with the PS4. Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner!!


  • from Toronto, ON
5.0

Backup

works for me I just want to have a backup of my picture, videos etc.. incase my computer hd fails.. not sure why it uses a special connection cable but if I ever loose it I would have a hard time finding the cable. Why not use a standard USB cable that is easily replaceable? Otherwise good.


  • from Thunder Bay, ON
3.0

Bad Purchase

Bought this in July 2014. Died September 2015. Warranty - 1 year. I have Seagate drives that are 8+ years old and are working fine. Either I got a bum one, or quality has dropped significantly.


  • from Vernon, BC
5.0

Seagate 2TB external

Using it as backup drive for business data - works 100%. Love it :-) Note: BEFORE hooking up any external hard drive to Windows OS it should be FORMATTED to avoid any potential problems ;-)


  • from grimshaw, ab
4.0

ps4

Exchanged ps4 hard drive easy install.


  • from Sarnia, ON
2.0

Cheap hardrive

Its crappy , wish I woulda just spent the extra money


  • from Winnipeg, MB
5.0

Best PS4 hard drive replacement

Bought this (on sale during Boxing Week) to replace the stock 500 GB PS4 hard drive. It's the one everyone will recommend. (I will note that you need to open it, which voids the warranty). It's super easy to open (you can do it with a credit card or something similarly thin), and once it's open all you need to do is pull the hard drive out, remove the protective foil (that also holds the plug to the hard drive), and follow Sony-supplied instructions (online) to put it in your PS4. From there you can put the stock PS4 hard drive into the cover and use that as a backup.


  • from Victoria, BC
4.0

Solid hard drive

As a person who works with video this has saved me. For a cheap temporary hard drive it is great.


  • from Vancouver, BC
4.0

Poor instructions for use with Macs

I bought this drive to use for file storage (not automatic backups) with a Mac. I spent ages trying to figure out why I couldn't move any files to it (reading the manuals, searching online). I eventually gave up and emailed tech support. They replied promptly, explaining that the drive needed to be completely reformatted before use with a Mac. I followed their instructions and it's all fine now, but they really should provide this information with the purchased materials.


  • from Edmonton, AB
1.0

NO GOOD

VERY BAD


  • from Winnipeg, MB
5.0

Great hard drive

Works great with transfer everything to another device at once and is very reliable. Anonymous


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