It looks like you are browsing from
Go to Close
TVs & Displays
Photography & Video
Cooking Appliances
White Goods
Household
Technology
Home Optical Disc Drives Apple SuperDrive vs Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
Compare All Optical Disc Drives
Prices Reasons For Reviews Date Released Price Trend Specification
Share on

Apple SuperDrivevsVerbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer

Apple SuperDrive

82

Kagoo Score

82

Kagoo Score

Apple SuperDrive

£62.99
£62.99
Our Verdict:
The highest review score external optical drive on the market, with a good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that supported DVDs, it's really easy to use and good for CDs.
24x
CD READ SPEED
96
Reviews
581 Reviews
70
Features
Good Features
89
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
77
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Age
4 Years Old
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer

68

Kagoo Score

68

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 4 year old tray loading external dvd (re)writer.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
70
Features
Good Features
79
Popularity
Quite Popular
63
Value for Money
Good
73
Age
3 Years Old
68
Kagoo Score
Good
Apple SuperDrive

82

Kagoo Score

82

Kagoo Score

Apple SuperDrive

£62.99
£62.99
Our Verdict:
The highest review score external optical drive on the market, with a good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that supported DVDs, it's really easy to use and good for CDs.
24x
CD READ SPEED
96
Reviews
581 Reviews
70
Features
Good Features
89
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
77
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Age
4 Years Old
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer

68

Kagoo Score

68

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 4 year old tray loading external dvd (re)writer.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
70
Features
Good Features
79
Popularity
Quite Popular
63
Value for Money
Good
73
Age
3 Years Old
68
Kagoo Score
Good

Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
Searching for prices in the UK
Sorry, no matching prices found.
loading image
£62.99
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
loading image
£72.99
Go to Store
loading image
Receive It Tomorrow1 Year Warranty
£79.00
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
3 Prices from 3 Stores | £62.99 - £79.00
Show All Prices Show Fewer Prices
Searching for prices in the UK
Sorry, no matching prices found.
loading image
£24.49
Go to Store
loading image
Amazon A-Z Guarantee
£27.49
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
loading image
Save 7.91, Plus Get Free Shipping When Spend Over 48.00
£47.66
Standard delivery: £5.99
Go to Store
loading image
Low Price Guarantee
£68.51
Go to Store
4 Prices from 4 Stores | £24.49 - £68.51
Show All Prices Show Fewer Prices
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?

Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
3 Reasons For
A Lot Faster Write Speed (DVD+R)
The Apple SuperDrive has a Write speed (DVD+R) of 24, however the Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer is only an 8x DVD+R write speed optical disc drive (16x slower).

How fast the optical drive can write to DVD+R discs.

Higher write speeds mean the disc will be completed and ready to use far quicker.

Read more Read less | Edit
Better Kagoo Score
The Apple SuperDrive has received a Kagoo Score of 82, but the Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer scored only 68.
Better Brand
Apple optical disc drives have an average rating of 74.2%, however Verbatim only has an average rating of 63.3%.
3 Reasons For
Cheaper by £39
The Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer costs £24.49, whereas the Apple SuperDrive is £62.99.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this optical disc drive.
Newer by Nine Months
The Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer was released four years ago, but the Apple SuperDrive was released five years ago

Average Expert Rating

Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
Best
No reviews found

Average User Rating

Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
Best
5 stars
471 reviews
4 stars
80 reviews
3 stars
20 reviews
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
7 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

Apple has a better average brand rating than Verbatim. The average brand rating for Apple is 74.2% based on 580+ reviews, where as the average brand rating for Verbatim is 63.3% based on 0 reviews.
Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
Apple

74

74

Based on 580+ reviews
Verbatim

63

63

Price Trend

Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
Disc Loading Type
Slot
 Slot
Tray
 Tray
Type
External
 External
External
 External
Optical Drive Type
Dvd
 Dvd
Dvd
 Dvd
 
 
 
Design Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
Mounting
Horizontal
 Horizontal
Horizontal
 Horizontal
Colour
Silver Black
 Silver
 Black
Silver Black
 Silver
 Black
 
 
 
Performance Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
Integrated Card Reader Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader
Optical Disc Diameter Unknown - Click to provide data 80mm
Compatible Products MacOS Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface
Usb 2
 Usb 2
Usb 2
 Usb 2
Disc Types Supported
Cd Cd-R
Cd-Rw Dvd
Dvd-R Dvd-R Dl
Dvd-Rw DVD+R
DVD+R Dl DVD+RW
Dvd-Ram Dvd-Rom
 Cd
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rw
 Dvd
 Dvd-R
 Dvd-R Dl
 Dvd-Rw
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 Dvd-Ram
 Dvd-Rom
Cd Cd-R
Cd-Rw Dvd
Dvd-R Dvd-R Dl
Dvd-Rw DVD+R
DVD+R Dl DVD+RW
Dvd-Ram Dvd-Rom
 Cd
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rw
 Dvd
 Dvd-R
 Dvd-R Dl
 Dvd-Rw
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 Dvd-Ram
 Dvd-Rom
Purpose
Notebook
 Notebook
Notebook
 Notebook
 
 
 
Writing Speed Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
DVD Rewrite Speed 16x
BEST
8x
DVD+RW Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
CD-R Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 24x
DVD-R Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
CD-RW Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 24x
Write Speed (DVD+R) 24x
BEST
8x
DVD-RW Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
CD Rewrite Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 24x
CD Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 24x
 
 
 
Reading Speed Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
DVD-R Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
CD-R Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 24x
DVD-ROM Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
CD-RW Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 24x
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
DVD+R Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
DVD-RAM Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
Read Speed (CD) 24x 24x
 
 
 
System Requirements Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Windows 10 Pro Windows 7 Starter
Windows 8 Pro Windows 8.1
Windows Vista Business Windows Xp Professional
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8.1
 Windows Vista Business
 Windows Xp Professional
Windows 10 Pro Windows 7 Starter
Windows 8 Pro Windows 8.1
Windows Vista Business Windows Xp Professional
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8.1
 Windows Vista Business
 Windows Xp Professional
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
Weight 335g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height 17mm 0.6mm
Depth 139mm 5.3mm
Width 139mm 5.6mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
Quantity Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data Nero Burn & Archive Software
Cables Included
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
Manual Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
AC Adapter Included Unknown - Click to provide data
AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Printed User Guide Unknown - Click to provide data
Printed user guide
 Printed user guide
 
 
 
Other Features Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
Additional Accessories Apple USB SuperDrive With Attached USB Cable, User Manual Unknown - Click to provide data
Size 17" Unknown - Click to provide data
Host Interface Unknown - Click to provide data USB 2.0
Power Supply Type USB Unknown - Click to provide data
Device Type
DVD±RW (±R DL) Drive - External
 DVD±RW (±R DL) Drive - External
DVD±RW (±R DL) Drive - External
 DVD±RW (±R DL) Drive - External
Dimensions (WxDxH) 1.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Media Types Supported CD-ROM DVD-RAM|±R|±RW
 
 
 
Features Apple SuperDrive Verbatim External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
Portable
Portable
 Portable
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Similar Comparisons

loading image
Apple
SuperDrive
£62.99
Better Kagoo Score
Better brand
VS
loading image
Fujitsu
S26361F3927L100
£63.09
Same Price
Newer by 10
months
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
Eight months newer
2x faster DVD-RW write speed
20% faster DVD-R double layer write speed
VS
loading image
LG
GTC0N
£14.21
£10 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
Three years newer
More popular
8x faster CD rewrite speed
VS
loading image
Asus
SDRW-08D2S-U Lite
£20.99
£4 Cheaper
Better brand
Better Kagoo
Score
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
20% faster DVD-RW write speed
Faster DVD-R double layer write speed
VS
loading image
Lite-On
EBAU108
£20.98
£4 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
2x faster DVD-RW write speed
20% faster DVD-R double layer write speed
VS
loading image
Asus
SDRW08U1MT
£19.99
£5 Cheaper
Better brand
Better Kagoo
Score
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
Better Kagoo Score
2x faster DVD-RW write speed
20% faster DVD-R double layer write speed
VS
loading image
Pioneer
DVRXU01T
£19.99
£5 Cheaper
More popular
Better brand
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
2x faster DVD-RW write speed
20% faster DVD-R double layer write speed
VS
loading image
Lite-On
DU8A6SH
£18.50
£6 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
15 months newer
20% faster DVD-RW write speed
Faster DVD-R double layer write speed
VS
loading image
Asus
SDRW08U5SU
£32.38
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
Track-at-once
(TAO)
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
Newer by 17 months
2x faster DVD-RW write speed
VS
loading image
Lite-On
DS8ACSH24B
£14.07
£10 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
More popular
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
More popular
A lot faster read speed (CD)
8x faster CD rewrite speed
VS
loading image
Buffalo
DVSMPT58U2VBEU
£21.99
£3 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
20% faster DVD-RW write speed
VS
loading image
Lite-On
DU8AESH
£13.18
£11 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
Faster DVD-RW write speed
VS
loading image
Asus
DRW24D5MT
£13.06
£11 Cheaper
Better brand
Better Kagoo
Score
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
Better Kagoo Score
Newer by 11 months
Faster DVD-R double layer write speed
VS
loading image
Samsung
SU-208
£12.48
£12 Cheaper
Better brand
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
Better Kagoo Score
Newer by nine months
VS
loading image
LiteOn
IHAS122
£12.12
£12 Cheaper
Better brand
A lot faster
Write speed
(DVD+R)
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
Newer by three years
Faster DVD-RW write speed
2x faster DVD-R double layer write speed
VS
loading image
LG
GP70NS50
£41.50
Better Kagoo
Score
Two more awards
Better brand
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
VS
loading image
DELL
DW316
£42.90
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
Newer by three
months
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
Newer by three years
20% faster DVD-RW write speed
VS
loading image
HP
External USB DVDRW Drive
£44.42
More popular
Better brand
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
VS
loading image
Lite-On
ES1
£20.99
£4 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline CD/DVD Writer
£24.49
Better Kagoo Score
23 months newer
2x faster DVD-RW write speed
VS
loading image
Samsung
SE-218GN
£26.49
Better brand
loading image
Apple
SuperDrive
£62.99
More customers recommend it
Moderately better user reviews
Much better overall reviews
VS
loading image
Asus
ZenDrive U7M
£24.99
£38 Cheaper
Better brand
16 months newer
All Optical Disc Drive Comparisons

×