External hard drives are ideal for storing files that you don’t need to have on hand or even making backup copies — the traditional “backups”. With them, you can ensure that data and other important information are not lost due to PC problems, theft of devices or accidental deletion of documents.
Check out five examples of external hard drives sold on Amazon:
It’s the best seller on Amazon right now. It is made by Toshiba, has USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility, and does not require an external power cable. You can find models with a capacity of up to 4 TB.
Because they are portable, external hard drives end up suffering recurrent drops – and with them the dreaded data loss. To solve the problem, this product promises anti-fall protection, as well as being waterproof (with IPX68 rating).
For those looking for portability, the model weighs 45 grams, is 59 mm wide and 88 mm long – easily fitting into any pocket. In addition to five color options, you can find drives with a capacity of up to 16 TB.
secure external hard drive
This ScanDisk hard drive has ArmorLock security technology – which allows you to lock and unlock the drive without the need for a password, just using a pre-authorized cell phone. The product is available in versions from 1 TB to 4 TB and promises read and write speeds of up to 1000 Mbps.
If you need more space, this Seagate external drive comes with 36TB. According to the brand, the RAID offers transfer speeds of up to 550 Mbps, and has versatile connections, including two Thunderbolt 4 ports, a USB 3.2 Type-A hub port (USB 4 compatible), as well as SD and DisplayPort card slots.