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Portable hard drive price analysis: Amazon Australia vs Australian retail

We've compared portable hard drives from Amazon Australia to see how their prices stack up against other Aussie retailers.

While there are options for desktop external hard drives, the majority of people tend to sway towards a more portable option when backing up their data. Portable hard drives tend to be small enough to fit in the palm of your hand or pocket, but still manage to store upwards of 500GB worth of data.

If you’re looking to take your photos and videos on the run, you can’t go past a trusty portable hard drive.

While you’d be hard-pressed to spot the difference between most portable hard drives, you’d want to consider storage size, transfer speed and price before throwing down the cash. For that reason, we’ve rounded up the most popular portable hard drives in Australia and compared prices side-by-side.

We've compared portable hard drives from Amazon Australia to see how their prices stack up against other Aussie retailers.

Prices were last checked between 20 Dec 2017 and 22 Dec 2017 and may be subject to change. Prices include any discounts but exclude potential shipping charges.

Product Brand
Retailer Prices
Western Digital My Passport 1TB USB 3.0 portable hard drive
WD
$78.00
checked 20 Dec 2017
Cheapest
The Good Guys
Go to site
$85.00
checked 22 Dec 2017
+9% More
Scorptec
Go to site
$85.00
checked 22 Dec 2017
+9% More
Bing Lee
Go to site
$89.00
checked 20 Dec 2017
+14% More
Amazon
Go to site
Seagate Expansion 1TB portable drive
Seagate
$75.99
checked 22 Dec 2017
Cheapest
Mwave
Go to site
$78.00
checked 20 Dec 2017
+3% More
Harvey Norman
Go to site
$79.00
checked 22 Dec 2017
+4% More
Bing Lee
Go to site
$92.18
checked 20 Dec 2017
+21% More
Amazon
Go to site
Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim 2TB portable drive
Seagate
$117.00
checked 22 Dec 2017
Cheapest
Scorptec
Go to site
$118.00
checked 22 Dec 2017
+0.85% More
Officeworks
Go to site
$119.00
checked 21 Dec 2017
+2% More
JB Hi-Fi
Go to site
$138.00
checked 20 Dec 2017
+18% More
Amazon
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Seagate Game Drive 4TB
Seagate
$229.00
checked 22 Dec 2017
Cheapest
Scorptec
Go to site
$231.98
checked 22 Dec 2017
+1% More
Mwave
Go to site
$249.00
checked 20 Dec 2017
+9% More
Harvey Norman
Go to site
$300.93
checked 20 Dec 2017
+31% More
Amazon
Go to site

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