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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb

Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb
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Value for Money
Very Good
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Age
1 Year Old
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Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and recently released 230g external hard drive, great for a large amount of cat pictures.
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2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb Price History

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Released 2 years ago, we have ranked the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb number 3 in medium capacity hard drives and number 4 across all external hard drives.

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Popularity
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Why Has it Scored 89?

Western Digital is an excellent external hard drive brand.
At over a year old this external hard drive is slightly out of date, and newer external hard drive with more up to date technology are available.
It has some great features:
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

USB powered
ok hard drive capacity
ok data transfer rate
ok weight
Does not have a Wi-Fi
Does not have an external power adapter
ok Hard Drive Capacity
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The WD Elements Portable - 2Tb's hard drive capacity of 2TB is ok compared to most other external hard disks. It is in the biggest 42% of all external hard disks when ordered by this feature.

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The data transfer rate of the WD Elements Portable - 2Tb of 5,000 Mbit/s is ok compared to most other external hard disks. It is faster than 57% of all external hard disk when sorted by this feature.

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The Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb's weight of 230g is ok compared to most other external hard drives. It is heavier than 64% of all external harddisks when ordered by this feature.

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USB Powered
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The Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb 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 hard disks, the WD Elements Portable - 2Tb does not have a Wi-Fi. 97% of external hard disk drives do not have a Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an External Power Adapter

The WD Elements Portable - 2Tb does not have an external power adapter, although it is worth keeping in mind that 78% of external hard drives also do not have an external power adapter.

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Popularity

The Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb has been listed on Kagoo since January 2018 and is currently ranked number 4 out of 355 external hard drives.
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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 - 2Tb, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This external hard drive is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb
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The product is under 2 years old but has average features. However at £57.41 it is still in the cheapest 27% of external harddisk.

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Value for Money of Similar External Hard Drives

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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb Release Date

November 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 - 2Tb

QWhat is the weight of the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb?
AThe Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb is a 230 grams external hard drive.
QIs the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb USB powered?
AYes, the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb is USB powered.
QWhat is the hard drive capacity of the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb?
AThe Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb is a 2,000 gigabytes external hard drive.
QDoes the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb have a Wi-Fi?
ANo, the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb does not have a Wi-Fi.
QWhat available colours does the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb have?
AThe Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb has a black colour.
QWhat is the data transfer rate of the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb?
AThe Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb 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 - 2Tb. However we have checked the rating of all Western Digital external hard drives and the average score is 95%.

Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb Specification

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Manufacturer Part Numbers

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