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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb

Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb
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Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
84
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Popularity
Quite Popular
82
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Age
19 Months Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 230g external hard drive, great for a large amount of cat pictures.
Features We Love:
Very light (230g)
USB powered
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
230g
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Released 2 years ago and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb number 11 in medium capacity hard drives and number 20 across all external hard drives.

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Kagoo Score
88
Brand Rating
85
Features
82
Value for Money
88
Age

85

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 85?

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At over a year old this external hard drive is slightly out of date, and newer external hard drive with more up to date technology are available.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:
Very light
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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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Very light
USB powered
ok hard drive capacity
ok data transfer rate
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 disk. It is in the biggest 40% of all external hard disks when ordered by this feature.

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ok Data Transfer Rate
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The data transfer rate of the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb of 5,000 Mbit/s is ok compared to most other external hard disks. It is faster than 59% of all external hard drive when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light
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The average weight of all external hard disk is 710g, with the lightest being 41g and the heaviest being 12kg. The weight of the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb of only 230g is in the lightest 34% of all external hard disk when ranked by this feature.

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USB Powered
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The WD Elements Portable - 2Tb is USB powered, as are 80% of external hard disk.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb does not have a Wi-Fi, although keep in mind that 97% of external hard disk drive also do not have a Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an External Power Adapter

Like most other external hard disk, the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb does not have an external power adapter. 78% of external hard disk 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 - 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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Age

Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb Release Date

November 2017

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When Are Most New Western Digital External Hard Disks Released?

The most common period for new Western Digital external harddisk to be released in is between January and March.

Five new Western Digital external harddisks were released in January 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new Western Digital external hard drive releases. In 2017 most new Western Digital external harddisk were released in March, with 10 new Western Digital external harddisk released that month. October was the biggest month in 2016 for new Western Digital external hard disk, with six new Western Digital external hard disk released that month.

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

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

On average, in the first 6 months after release, Western Digital external hard drives drop in price by 5%. On a typical new Western Digital external hard drive costing £135, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £7.

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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 88.1%.

Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 2Tb Specification

Key Features
Weight
USB Powered
Hard Drive Capacity
Ports & Interfaces
Wi-Fi
USB Version
Thunderbolt Technology
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USB Data Transfer Rates
USB Connectivity
Maximum Data Transfer Rate
USB Connector
Hard Drive
File Format System
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Hard Drive Size
Type
Interface
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Operating System Supported (Mac)
Operating System Supported (Windows)
LED Indicators
Colour
Plug and Play
Performance
Data Transfer Rate
Power
External Power Adapter
Input Voltage
Bus Power
Bus Powered
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

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Barcodes

 00718037806266,  00718037855363,  00718037861210,  04058154207628,  07106786729258

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