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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb

Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb
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Excellent Brand
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Fully-Featured
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Popularity
Quite Popular
84
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Age
2 Years Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old USB powered external hard drive, with one of the lightest weights on the market and a reasonable price.
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Lighter than average (130g)
USB powered
1TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.

Having analysed the historic price trend for the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb we calculated that there is a 82% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb number 13 in medium capacity hard drives and number 24 across all external hard drives.

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Kagoo Score
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Features
84
Value for Money
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 86?

Western Digital is an excellent external hard drive brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better external harddisks are available.
This external hard drive has some great features:
Lighter than average
USB powered
Simple, fast and portable
High-capacity in a sleek design
Power up with USB 3.0
Plug-and-play simplicity

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each external hard drive by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the external hard drive is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec external hard drives come to market, the older external hard drives will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Key Reasons For and Against

Lighter than average
USB powered
ok data transfer rate
Tiny hard drive capacity
Does not have a Wi-Fi
Does not have an external power adapter
Tiny Hard Drive Capacity

The WD Elements Portable - 1Tb's hard drive capacity of only 1TB is smaller than average when compared to most other external hard disks. It is smaller than 83% of all external hard disks when ranked by this feature. Across all the external hard disks the hard drive capacities range from 1GB to 64TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 3.2TB.

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The Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb's data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s is ok compared to most other external hard drive. It is faster than 56% of all external hard disks when ranked by this feature.

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Lighter Than Average
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The average weight of all external harddisks is 710g, with the lightest being 41g and the heaviest being 12kg. The WD Elements Portable - 1Tb's weight of only 130g is very light compared to most other external harddisks. It is lighter than 97% of all external hard disks when ranked by this feature.

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The Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb is USB powered. 80% of external hard disks also are USB powered.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Like most other external harddisk, the WD Elements Portable - 1Tb does not have a Wi-Fi. 97% of external hard disks do not have a Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an External Power Adapter

Like most other external hard disks, the WD Elements Portable - 1Tb does not have an external power adapter. 78% of external hard drives do not have an external power adapter.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. An external hard drive with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb, and ranked it:

High-End
This external hard drive has a very high quality score but is very expensive - choose this if you want the best!

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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb
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Price

The product has average features and is over 6 months old but at £41.98 it is cheaper than 87% of external harddisk.

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Value for Money of Similar External Hard Drives

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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb Release Date

February 2017

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When Are Most New Western Digital External Hard Drives Released?

Most new Western Digital external hard disks tend to be released between January and March.

For the latest Western Digital external hard drive technology you may want to think about waiting until January 2020. Also the price of the current Western Digital external hard disks may drop off just before the latest models are released in January. In January 2018, five new Western Digital external harddisk were released making it the biggest month that year for new Western Digital external hard drive releases. The biggest month in 2017 for new Western Digital external hard drive releases was March, with 10 new Western Digital external hard disk drive released that month. October was the biggest month in 2016 for new Western Digital external hard drives, with six new Western Digital external hard drives released that month.

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How Fast Do Western Digital External Hard Drive Prices Drop After Release?

Most external hard disk drive drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release, however Western Digital external hard drives tend to depreciate faster.

In the first 6 months after release, Western Digital external hard drive drop in price by 5% on average.

If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £7 on a typical £135 new Western Digital external hard drive by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb

QWhat is the weight of the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb?
AThe Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb is a 130 grams external hard drive.
QIs the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb USB powered?
AYes, the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb is USB powered.
QWhat is the hard drive capacity of the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb?
AThe Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb is a 1,000 gigabyte external hard drive.
QDoes the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb have a Wi-Fi?
ANo, the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb does not have a Wi-Fi.
QDoes the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb have a fingerprint reader?
ANo, the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb does not have a fingerprint reader.
QWhat available colours does the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb have?
AThe Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb has a black colour.
QWhat is the data transfer rate of the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb?
AThe Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb has a data transfer rate of 5,000 megabits per second.
Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb. However we have checked the rating of all Western Digital external hard drives and the average score is 95%.

Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 1Tb Specification

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Product Identifiers

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 00718037855448,  04058154207635

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