A-DATA is one of the most popular external hard drive brands as well as being well known for its .
If you are wondering how A-DATA external hard drives compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,000 external hard drives by objectively and impartially analysing over 3,200 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.
A-DATA are recognised for their wide selection of moderately popular external hard drives and start at £43 for the HD710 Pro which has a hard drive capacity of 1TB and a weight of 390g and go up to £336 for the HM900 - 4Tb which has a hard drive capacity of 4TB and a weight of 842g. The average price of a new A-DATA external hard drive is £79.
A-DATA are recognised for their wide selection of moderately popular external hard drives.
Is A-DATA the Best External Hard Drive Brand?
So are A-DATA external hard drives any good? We give every external hard drive a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all external hard drives we are able to impartially rank all the external hard drive brands.
A-DATA is ranked the No. 6 best external hard drive brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that A-DATA is the 6th best external hard drive brand out there.
Let's look at how A-DATA external hard drives compare to the other external hard drive brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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A-DATA External Hard Drives
There's a wide selection of A-DATA external hard drives available compared to other external hard drive brands, with over 30 A-DATA external hard drives currently on the market in the UK.
A-DATA external hard drives tend to be cheaper than most other external hard drive brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers. A-DATA also have worse reviews than the typical external hard drive brand, with the average rating of a A-DATA external hard drive being 54%.
No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price £130
Price Distribution of All External Hard Drives
No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price £79
Price Distribution of A-DATA External Hard Drives
What Do the A-DATA External Hard Drive Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every A-DATA external hard drive to work out the average distribution of reviews for A-DATA and then compared this to the other external hard drive brands.
A-DATA has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its external hard drives than most other external hard drive brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.
Over 50% of expert reviews and 100% of user reviews for A-DATA external hard drives are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 80% and 89% respectively across all External Hard Drive brands.
Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to A-DATA external hard drives by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other external hard drive brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have A-DATA External Hard Drives Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 5 industry awards for A-DATA external hard drives. The table below compares the number of awards given to A-DATA to other popular external hard drive brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
A-DATA has won 5 awards for its external hard drives.
We checked over 3,200 reviews to find comments about the reliability of A-DATA external hard drives. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of A-DATA external hard drive owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
100% of reviewers think A-DATA external hard drives are reliable.
So, most people think that A-DATA external hard drives are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for A-DATA external hard drives that mention reliability:
fine durability at a competitive price
What is the Best Mid-Range A-DATA External Hard Drive?