Portable Hard Drives (175 products)

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What is a portable hard drive?

A portable hard drive is a device that is connected to a computer by USB and is used to store data, files and information. With storage capacities of up to 4TB, a portable hard drive can hold many more files than other storage devices and a computer internal drive. And, as it is small enough to fit in a pocket the device and its files can be taken anywhere and used with any computer.

An external hard drive is a useful piece of kit that can be used as additional storage, for backing up files and as your own personal cloud. And, by using portable hard drives, important media and files can be easily transported and shared with any device with a compatible connection.

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Maxtor M3 4TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive

  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • SuperSpeed (Max): 5.0Gb/s
  • Powered By USB
  • Compatible with Windows 10/8/7/Vista, Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later...

£ 79.98  inc. vat

£91.25save £11.27

£ 66.65 ex. vat

£76.04save £9.39
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Toshiba Canvio 500GB Portable External Hard Drive

  • 2.5 External Hard Drive
  • Matt Finish
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • USB-powered
  • Warranty 2 years

£ 34.97  inc. vat

£ 29.14 ex. vat

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WD Elements Portable 1TB External HDD

  • Extra storage for your videos, music, photos and files
  • Plug-and-play ready for Windows PCs
  • Fast data transfer with USB 3.0
  • WD quality and reliability

£ 40.92  inc. vat

£43.96save £3.04

£ 34.10 ex. vat

£36.63save £2.53
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WD Elements Portable 2TB External HDD

  • Extra storage for your videos, music, photos and files
  • Plug-and-play ready for Windows PCs
  • Fast data transfer with USB 3.0
  • WD quality and reliability

£ 56.81  inc. vat

£61.89save £5.08

£ 47.34 ex. vat

£51.57save £4.23
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Toshiba Canvio 2TB Portable External Hard Drive

  • 2.5 External Hard Drive
  • Matt Finish
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • USB-powered
  • Warranty 2 years

£ 56.97  inc. vat

£ 47.47 ex. vat

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Toshiba Canvio 1TB Portable External Hard Drive

  • 2.5 External Hard Drive
  • Matt Finish
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • USB-powered
  • Warranty 2 years

£ 41.99  inc. vat

£ 34.99 ex. vat

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WD My Passport Ultra Silver 4TB Portable Hard Drive

  • Innovative style with refined metal cover
  • USB-C ready, USB 3.0 compatible
  • Automatic backup and password protection
  • Social media and cloud storage import
  • 3-year limited warranty

£ 97.47  inc. vat

£ 81.22 ex. vat

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WD My Passport 1TB Portable Hard Drive - Red

  • Portable Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0 port; USB 2.0 compatible
  • Auto backup with included WD Backup software
  • 2-year limited warranty

£ 41.98  inc. vat

£47.04save £5.06

£ 34.98 ex. vat

£39.20save £4.22
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LaCie 2 TB Mobile Drive USB-C + USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive for PC and Mac

  • Keep up to 500k high-resolution photos
  • Store up to 165 hours of videos
  • Works with Mac and Windows
  • All Aluminium Build with Diamond-cut Edge Design

£ 77.36  inc. vat

£85.76save £8.40

£ 64.46 ex. vat

£71.46save £7.00
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Freecom 1TB 2.5" ToughDrive 3.0 External HDD

  • Rugged shock resistant design
  • Integrated USB cable
  • Password Authentication
  • USB 3.0 connection
  • 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty

£ 76.92  inc. vat

£ 64.10 ex. vat

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Intenso 500GB Portable Hard Drive Black

  • 2.5" external Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0
  • Max Transfer rate- read 65.00MB/s write 95.00MB/s
  • Powered by - USB
  • Mac OS 10.x / Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7

£ 30.15  inc. vat

£32.79save £2.64

£ 25.12 ex. vat

£27.32save £2.20
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Seagate Backup Plus 4TB USB 3.0 Portable Exernal Hard Drive - Black

  • Protect your files with automatic backup for PC and mobile
  • Double the capacity of comparable portable drives
  • USB 3.0 and 2.0 connectivity
  • Compatible with PC & Mac

£ 91.89  inc. vat

£ 76.57 ex. vat

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WD My Passport 4TB Portable Hard Drive - Yellow

  • Portable Hard Drive
  • 4TB
  • USB 3.0
  • 2-year limited warranty

£ 91.97  inc. vat

£98.10save £6.13

£ 76.64 ex. vat

£81.75save £5.11
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ADATA HD710 Pro 1TB USB 3.1 IP68 Waterproof/Shockproof/Dustproof Ruggedized External Hard Drive

  • USB 3.1 Interface that works with PC, Mac, Linux
  • IP68 Waterproof, tested for 60 minutes in 2 meter of water
  • IP68 Military-Grade Shockproof MIL-STD-810G 516.6
  • IP6X Dustproof

£ 55.72  inc. vat

£ 46.43 ex. vat

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WD My Passport 1TB Portable Hard Drive - Black

  • Portable Hard Drive
  • 1TB
  • USB 3.0
  • 2-year limited warranty

£ 41.42  inc. vat

£ 34.51 ex. vat

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WD Elements Portable 750GB External HDD

  • Extra storage for your videos, music, photos and files
  • Plug-and-play ready for Windows PCs
  • Fast data transfer with USB 3.0
  • WD quality and reliability

£ 36.28  inc. vat

£ 30.23 ex. vat

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WD My Passport AV-TV 1TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive for TV

  • Perfect for high-quality TV recording
  • USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connectivity
  • USB powered
  • Can be used as a standard portable drive with a PC

£ 67.70  inc. vat

£ 56.41 ex. vat

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Seagate Expansion 1TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive

  • Simple add-on storage for your PC
  • USB 3.0 and 2.0 connectivity
  • 2 year warranty

£ 43.32  inc. vat

£46.47save £3.15

£ 36.10 ex. vat

£38.72save £2.62
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LaCie Rugged Triple 1TB FireWire 800 + USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive

  • Shock and drop resistant up to 2 metres in non-operating mode,...
  • FireWire 800 and USB 3.0 connectivity, plus backwards compatible with...
  • Compatible with PC & Mac

£ 79.98  inc. vat

£ 66.65 ex. vat

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WD My Passport 4TB Portable Hard Drive - Black

  • Portable Hard Drive
  • 4TB
  • USB 3.0
  • 2-year limited warranty

£ 91.20  inc. vat

£ 76.00 ex. vat

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WD Elements Portable 3TB External HDD

  • Fast data transfers
  • High capacity
  • WD quality and reliability
  • Plug-and-play ready for Windows® PCs

£ 73.68  inc. vat

£79.16save £5.48

£ 61.40 ex. vat

£65.96save £4.56
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LaCie Rugged Secure 2TB Drive

  • Protect your data with Seagate Secure encryption technology
  • New USB-C connector for next-generation computers
  • Universal compatibility with Thunderbolt™ and USB

£ 115.68  inc. vat

£ 96.40 ex. vat

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WD My Passport 2TB Portable Hard Drive - Yellow

  • Portable Hard Drive
  • 2TB
  • USB 3.0
  • 2-year limited warranty

£ 63.98  inc. vat

£ 53.31 ex. vat

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WD 2TB My Passport for PlayStation 4 - Black

  • Expand your PS4 gaming experience
  • Play anywhere
  • Fast and easy setup
  • Sleek design with high capacity
  • WD reliability

£ 66.05  inc. vat

£ 55.04 ex. vat

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Maxtor M3 4TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive

  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • SuperSpeed (Max): 5.0Gb/s
  • Powered By USB
  • Compatible with Windows 10/8/7/Vista, Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later...

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Mfr part code: HX-M401TCB/GM

£ 79.98  inc. vat

£91.25save £11.27

£ 66.65 ex. vat

£76.04save £9.39
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Toshiba Canvio 500GB Portable External Hard Drive

  • 2.5 External Hard Drive
  • Matt Finish
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • USB-powered
  • Warranty 2 years

QuickFind: 826263

Mfr part code: HDTB405EK3AA

£ 34.97  inc. vat

£ 29.14 ex. vat

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WD Elements Portable 1TB External HDD

  • Extra storage for your videos, music, photos and files
  • Plug-and-play ready for Windows PCs
  • Fast data transfer with USB 3.0
  • WD quality and reliability

QuickFind: 789995

Mfr part code: WDBUZG0010BBK-WESN

£ 40.92  inc. vat

£43.96save £3.04

£ 34.10 ex. vat

£36.63save £2.53
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WD Elements Portable 2TB External HDD

  • Extra storage for your videos, music, photos and files
  • Plug-and-play ready for Windows PCs
  • Fast data transfer with USB 3.0
  • WD quality and reliability

QuickFind: 789994

Mfr part code: WDBU6Y0020BBK-WESN

£ 56.81  inc. vat

£61.89save £5.08

£ 47.34 ex. vat

£51.57save £4.23
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Toshiba Canvio 2TB Portable External Hard Drive

  • 2.5 External Hard Drive
  • Matt Finish
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • USB-powered
  • Warranty 2 years

QuickFind: 826265

Mfr part code: HDTB420EK3AA

£ 56.97  inc. vat

£ 47.47 ex. vat

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Toshiba Canvio 1TB Portable External Hard Drive

  • 2.5 External Hard Drive
  • Matt Finish
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • USB-powered
  • Warranty 2 years

QuickFind: 826264

Mfr part code: HDTB410EK3AA

£ 41.99  inc. vat

£ 34.99 ex. vat

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WD My Passport Ultra Silver 4TB Portable Hard Drive

  • Innovative style with refined metal cover
  • USB-C ready, USB 3.0 compatible
  • Automatic backup and password protection
  • Social media and cloud storage import
  • 3-year limited warranty

QuickFind: 877964

Mfr part code: WDBFTM0040BSL-WESN

£ 97.47  inc. vat

£ 81.22 ex. vat

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WD My Passport 1TB Portable Hard Drive - Red

  • Portable Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0 port; USB 2.0 compatible
  • Auto backup with included WD Backup software
  • 2-year limited warranty

QuickFind: 758905

Mfr part code: WDBYNN0010BRD-WESN

£ 41.98  inc. vat

£47.04save £5.06

£ 34.98 ex. vat

£39.20save £4.22
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LaCie 2 TB Mobile Drive USB-C + USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive for PC and Mac

  • Keep up to 500k high-resolution photos
  • Store up to 165 hours of videos
  • Works with Mac and Windows
  • All Aluminium Build with Diamond-cut Edge Design

QuickFind: 881198

Mfr part code: STHG2000400

£ 77.36  inc. vat

£85.76save £8.40

£ 64.46 ex. vat

£71.46save £7.00
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Freecom 1TB 2.5" ToughDrive 3.0 External HDD

  • Rugged shock resistant design
  • Integrated USB cable
  • Password Authentication
  • USB 3.0 connection
  • 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty

QuickFind: 321937

Mfr part code: F56057

£ 76.92  inc. vat

£ 64.10 ex. vat

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Intenso 500GB Portable Hard Drive Black

  • 2.5" external Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0
  • Max Transfer rate- read 65.00MB/s write 95.00MB/s
  • Powered by - USB
  • Mac OS 10.x / Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7

QuickFind: 272009

Mfr part code: 6021530

£ 30.15  inc. vat

£32.79save £2.64

£ 25.12 ex. vat

£27.32save £2.20
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Seagate Backup Plus 4TB USB 3.0 Portable Exernal Hard Drive - Black

  • Protect your files with automatic backup for PC and mobile
  • Double the capacity of comparable portable drives
  • USB 3.0 and 2.0 connectivity
  • Compatible with PC & Mac

QuickFind: 728510

Mfr part code: STDR4000200

£ 91.89  inc. vat

£ 76.57 ex. vat

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WD My Passport 4TB Portable Hard Drive - Yellow

  • Portable Hard Drive
  • 4TB
  • USB 3.0
  • 2-year limited warranty

QuickFind: 758876

Mfr part code: WDBYFT0040BYL-WESN

£ 91.97  inc. vat

£98.10save £6.13

£ 76.64 ex. vat

£81.75save £5.11
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ADATA HD710 Pro 1TB USB 3.1 IP68 Waterproof/Shockproof/Dustproof Ruggedized External Hard Drive

  • USB 3.1 Interface that works with PC, Mac, Linux
  • IP68 Waterproof, tested for 60 minutes in 2 meter of water
  • IP68 Military-Grade Shockproof MIL-STD-810G 516.6
  • IP6X Dustproof

QuickFind: 872859

Mfr part code: AHD710P-1TU31-CYL

£ 55.72  inc. vat

£ 46.43 ex. vat

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WD My Passport 1TB Portable Hard Drive - Black

  • Portable Hard Drive
  • 1TB
  • USB 3.0
  • 2-year limited warranty

QuickFind: 758902

Mfr part code: WDBYNN0010BBK-WESN

£ 41.42  inc. vat

£ 34.51 ex. vat

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WD Elements Portable 750GB External HDD

  • Extra storage for your videos, music, photos and files
  • Plug-and-play ready for Windows PCs
  • Fast data transfer with USB 3.0
  • WD quality and reliability

QuickFind: 790022

Mfr part code: WDBUZG7500ABK-WESN

£ 36.28  inc. vat

£ 30.23 ex. vat

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WD My Passport AV-TV 1TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive for TV

  • Perfect for high-quality TV recording
  • USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connectivity
  • USB powered
  • Can be used as a standard portable drive with a PC

QuickFind: 639104

Mfr part code: WDBHDK0010BBK-EESN

£ 67.70  inc. vat

£ 56.41 ex. vat

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Seagate Expansion 1TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive

  • Simple add-on storage for your PC
  • USB 3.0 and 2.0 connectivity
  • 2 year warranty

QuickFind: 709704

Mfr part code: STEA1000400

£ 43.32  inc. vat

£46.47save £3.15

£ 36.10 ex. vat

£38.72save £2.62
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LaCie Rugged Triple 1TB FireWire 800 + USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive

  • Shock and drop resistant up to 2 metres in non-operating mode,...
  • FireWire 800 and USB 3.0 connectivity, plus backwards compatible with...
  • Compatible with PC & Mac

QuickFind: 757777

Mfr part code: STEU1000400

£ 79.98  inc. vat

£ 66.65 ex. vat

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WD My Passport 4TB Portable Hard Drive - Black

  • Portable Hard Drive
  • 4TB
  • USB 3.0
  • 2-year limited warranty

QuickFind: 758871

Mfr part code: WDBYFT0040BBK-WESN

£ 91.20  inc. vat

£ 76.00 ex. vat

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WD Elements Portable 3TB External HDD

  • Fast data transfers
  • High capacity
  • WD quality and reliability
  • Plug-and-play ready for Windows® PCs

QuickFind: 790021

Mfr part code: WDBU6Y0030BBK-WESN

£ 73.68  inc. vat

£79.16save £5.48

£ 61.40 ex. vat

£65.96save £4.56
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LaCie Rugged Secure 2TB Drive

  • Protect your data with Seagate Secure encryption technology
  • New USB-C connector for next-generation computers
  • Universal compatibility with Thunderbolt™ and USB

QuickFind: 823734

Mfr part code: STFR2000403

£ 115.68  inc. vat

£ 96.40 ex. vat

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WD My Passport 2TB Portable Hard Drive - Yellow

  • Portable Hard Drive
  • 2TB
  • USB 3.0
  • 2-year limited warranty

QuickFind: 861264

Mfr part code: WDBS4B0020BYL-WESN

£ 63.98  inc. vat

£ 53.31 ex. vat

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WD 2TB My Passport for PlayStation 4 - Black

  • Expand your PS4 gaming experience
  • Play anywhere
  • Fast and easy setup
  • Sleek design with high capacity
  • WD reliability

QuickFind: 874267

Mfr part code: WDBZGE0020BBK-WESN

£ 66.05  inc. vat

£ 55.04 ex. vat

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Reliability Built In

Of course if you are entrusting your digital files to an external hard drive you need to know they will be safe. So choosing the right device is essential. And, here at Ebuyer, we have a wide range of hard drives from the biggest names in tech. For example Western Digital produce a number of reliable and high capacity drives as do Buffalo and Toshiba amongst others.

Why Use A Portable Hard Drive?

There are a few reasons but, unsurprisingly, the main reason for using a portable hard drive is that it can be taken anywhere. These drives are extremely lightweight and can be easily stored in a laptop bag or rucksack making it easy to take large amounts of data with you wherever you go

Which brings us onto the next big plus point. Portable hard drives can store huge amounts of data and have storage capacities of up to 4 terabytes. But for most users 500gb will be more than enough.

Drives of this size can easily store tens of thousands of photos and tunes and they can be purchased for very low prices here on Ebuyer.com. In fact buying an external hard drive can be a much cheaper option than paying for the same amount of cloud storage.

Security is always a concern with any important digital files and many portable hard drives can encrypt stored data and the drives themselves can be password protected. Continuing the theme, sensitive data or favourite media can be backed up or copied on to portable hard drive. The device can then be safely stored in a safe or secure cupboard ready to be retrieved if the original files are lost.

Fast Transfer

Transferring data between a computer and a portable hard drive is a quick and easy process.

Simply connect the drive and it will be instantly recognised by the computer. Files can then be dragged and dropped onto the portable hard drive. And, with USB 3.0 as well as Firewire connections available, files will be transferred at lightning speed.