The Seagate STDR4000303 Backup Plus Portable Drive is the space-saving version of Seagate�s performance-heavy mobile portable family and is the thinnest portable hard drive with huge 4 TB capacity. It simplifies backup for those who want to protect their entire digital life locally, in the cloud, from mobile devices or from social networks.
The Seagate STDR4000303 Backup Plus Portable Drive’s compact, metal design allows you to slide the drive into your purse or backpack and carry it with you. It features sleek body with a bright red top cover and houses a high speed USB 3.0 port. This high speed USB 3.0 port is backward compatible with USB 2.0 at USB 2.0 transfer speeds. It supports plug and play functionality and without needing an external power supply.
Usability & Performance
The Seagate Dashboard software is included with this version and is conveniently located on the drive itself. To install the Dashboard software, you can simply double-click the file (.dmg for Mac users, .exe for PC) and follow the onscreen instructions after the flashy intro screen has finished. The Protect function enables you simple backup. All you have to do is click the Protect Now icon, and it automatically backs up all your data whenever your files are modified. You can backup photos, video and much more from your iOS or Android mobile using Seagate Mobile Backup App. Additionally; you can also backup from social network like Facebook and Flickr and share it via YouTube. It is an impressive portable hard drive for its physical size and capacity. It also includes 200GB of cloud storage with OneDrive for 2 years for added protection. It delivers great sequential read and write speeds. It supports super speed data transfer, Lyve App and OneDrive Cloud Services. It is compatible PC and Mac computers (Mac OS driver available for download).
The Seagate STDR4000303 Backup Plus Portable Drive delivers great performance and comes with one of the best bundled software suites for managing backups both locally and on the go. This is the best backup plus slim portable drive for most mainstream users