3 Best 2 TB Portable External Hard Drives

What is an external hard disk drive? It’s a portable storage device that can be attached to the computer or laptop through USB or wireless connection. It is used to store massive data that can be accessed anywhere on any device with a simple USB cable. It has huge storage capacity and is much faster than other available external storage devices such as pen drive, CD or DVD etc. It is useful to store personal files, videos, movies, game setups, software etc. that is not needed frequently. It can also be used as a data backup. If you have the habit of keeping all the movies or games or your personal pictures, then someday you will have to add some extra storage to keep them. External hard disks are the most adequate option here.

After a detailed research and testing some of the leading external HDDs available in the market, we have listed down the 3 best 2 TB external hard drives in India. These external HDDs are extremely portable due to its sleek and light body. External hard drives comes with different storage options such as 250 GB, 500 GB, 1 TB, 2 TB etc. up to 6 TB are available in India. They are also classified with their speedy drive interface like eSATA (fast), USB 3.0/USB-C (faster), or Thunderbolt 1/2/3 (fastest). Nowadays the most common and widely used interface among normal people is the USB 3.0. All the listed hard drives comes under Rs. 10000 and supports USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connectivity. They also come with the cloud backup support.

WD Elements 2TB USB 3.0 portable Hard Disk, Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB External Hard Drive and Samsung M3 2TB Portable External Hard Drive are the most reliable and bestselling HDDs in India with 2 TB storage capacity. All of them have 3 years of warranty, but WD Element has a slight edge over its competitions with 3 years of replacement warranty.

If you want a slightly less expensive HDD then check out our list of best 1 TB external hard drives.

  Last Updated: July 19, 2016
Added WD My Passport Ultra into the list.
  July 12, 2016
Updated Samsung M3 2TB Portable External Hard Drive

1) WD Elements 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Disk

  • 2TB Capacity with NTFS
  • USB 3.0 High Speed Transfers
  • Free trial of WD SmartWare Pro auto and cloud backup software
  • Weight: 234 g
  • 3 Years Replacement Warranty
 Online Store Availability
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WD Elements 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Disk reviews flipkart store WD Elements 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Disk Rs. 6,925
amazon store WD Elements 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Disk Rs. 6,819

2) Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB External Hard Drive

  • Free 200GB OneDrive Cloud Storage
  • 2 TB Capacity
  • Weight: 400 g
  • USB 3.0 High Speed Transfers
  • 3 years Seagate India Warranty
 Online Store Availability
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 Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB External Hard Drive Specifications, Price & Review flipkart store Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB External Hard Drive Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 7,299
amazon store Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB External Hard Drive Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 7,109

3) Samsung M3 2TB Portable External Hard Drive

  • 2 TB Capacity
  • SafetyKey Protection for Data
  • Weight: 169 g
  • 3 Years Domestic Warranty
 Online Store Availability
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Samsung M3 2TB Portable External Hard Drive Specifications, Price & Review flipkart store Samsung M3 2TB Portable External Hard Drive Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 7,160
amazon store Samsung M3 2TB Portable External Hard Drive Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 6,999


WD My Passport Ultra is also a good quality 2 TB external hard drive.

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