iStorage is one of the most popular external hard drive brands as well as being well known for it's .
If you are thinking about buying an iStorage external hard drive then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of external hard drive brands is compiled by analysing over 3,200 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,000 external hard drives.
iStorage are recognised for their good selection of premium external hard drives and start at £118 for the IS-DG-128-1000 which has a hard drive capacity of 250GB and a weight of 176g and go up to £706 for the diskAshur DT 2 - 10Tb which has a hard drive capacity of 10TB and a weight of 1.2kg. The average price of a new iStorage external hard drive is £313.
iStorage are recognised for their good selection of premium external hard drives.
Is IStorage the Best External Hard Drive Brand?
So are iStorage 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.
iStorage is ranked the No. 5 best external hard drive brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that iStorage is the 5th best external hard drive brand out there.
Let's look at how iStorage 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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IStorage External Hard Drives
There's a wide selection of iStorage external hard drives available compared to other external hard drive brands, with 20 iStorage external hard drives currently on the market in the UK. At an average purchase price of £313, iStorage external hard drives also tend to be more expensive than most other external hard drive brands however they are still a popular choice with consumers.
IStorage have better reviews than the typical external hard drive brand, with the average rating of a iStorage external hard drive being 68%.
No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price £138
Price Distribution of All External Hard Drives
No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price £313
Price Distribution of IStorage External Hard Drives
What Do the IStorage External Hard Drive Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every iStorage external hard drive to work out the average distribution of reviews for iStorage and then compared this to the other external hard drive brands.
iStorage has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its external hard drives than most other external hard drive brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 79% of user reviews for iStorage external hard drives are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 79% and 90% 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 iStorage 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 IStorage External Hard Drives Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 industry awards for iStorage external hard drives. The table below compares the number of awards given to iStorage to other popular external hard drive brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
iStorage has won 2 awards for its external hard drives.
We checked over 3,200 reviews to find comments about the reliability of iStorage external hard drives. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of iStorage external hard drive owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
100% of reviewers think iStorage external hard drives are reliable.
So, most people think that iStorage external hard drives are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for iStorage external hard drives that mention reliability:
What is the Best Mid-Range IStorage External Hard Drive?
A fully featured and best selling 216g external hard drive, great for a large amount of cat pictures. It has a password protection, a write speed of 140MB/s and a read speed of 148MB/s and is USB powered.
Value for Money
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The cheapest price that we could find for the diskAshur 2 - 2Tb in the UK is £219.00 and in total we found 6 prices for it.
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If you're looking for a high end iStorage external hard drive then the iStorage diskAshur DT 2 - 10Tb takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 82, but is a bit more expensive at £706.24.
Features We Love:
Big hard drive capacity (10TB)
Fast write speed (223MB/s)
Fast read speed (225MB/s)
Multiple reviews mentioned that this external hard drive has a fast read/write speed and big capacity. It's great for ALL the cat pictures, this is The highest scoring external hard drive under £1,000. It has a password protection, a write speed of 223MB/s and a read speed of 225MB/s and is USB powered.
Value for Money
2 Years Old
Our review analysis indicates that iStorage diskAshur DT 2 - 10Tb has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%.
The cheapest price that we could find for the diskAshur DT 2 - 10Tb in the UK is £706.24 but in total we found only 1 price for it.