Product Comparison: WD Elements vs Western Digital Easystore


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General Specifications
Brand
Western Digital
Western Digital
Model
Elements
Easystore
Origin
China
China
About the Product
WD Elements™ portable hard drives with USB 3.0 offer reliable, high-capacity storage to go, fast data transfer rates, universal connectivity and massive capacity for value-conscious consumers.
The easystore portable drive is a high capacity option in a compact, lightweight device. The easystore portable drive is both USB 3.0 ready and USB 2.0 compatible, and built with the trusted quality and reliability that WD® is known for.
Key Specs
Storage Drive Type
Portable
Portable
Capacity
4000 GB
2000 GB
What customers say about "Key Specs"
WD Elements External Hard Drive for Mac (USB 3.0)
  • I ordered the 4 terabyte portable elements drive. I like it.
  • The drive is small, portable, and does exactly what it is supposed to do.
  • It is portable enough where you could unplug and drop it (carefully) into a bookbag or briefcase to transport.
  • It’s a great little External/portable hard drive. I personally use mine for my PS4 since this is USB 3.0 so it works with the console.
  • It's great having a greater amount of space rather than multiple smaller drives. The portability is good as well.
Western Digital Easystore External USB 3.0 Portable 2TB Hard Drive
  • The hard drive works well and it also works with gaming.
  • Works great. I have backed up tons of stuff to it without any issues. Easy to set up and get using.
  • Fast, reliable and with excellent size external USB Hard Drive.
  • The hard drive transfer all files at an unbelievable speed.
  • This drive has amazing capacity and transfer speed.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
0.82 in.
0.62 in.
Width
4.4 in.
4.33 in.
Depth
3.2 in.
3.21 in.
Weight
8.32 oz.
5.44 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
WD Elements External Hard Drive for Mac (USB 3.0)
  • Fast, reliable and with excellent size external USB Hard Drive.
  • I received the drive when promised and was happy with it's small size and that it was powered by the USB cable.
  • Thanks to modern technology, the new drives, have larger capacity, yet smaller size.
  • A compact size that is perfect for bedroom.
  • I love the small size of this 4TB storage drive and the fact that it is USB-powered.
Western Digital Easystore External USB 3.0 Portable 2TB Hard Drive
  • Great drive for external storage. It is very compact and convenient to carry.
  • It's small and compact as well as very sturdy and high quality.
  • Quiet, nice design. Good size.
  • The drive is small, portable, and does exactly what it is supposed to do.
  • A compact size that is perfect for bedroom.
Features
OS Compatibility
Windows 10/8.1/7
Windows 10/8/7
Interfaces
USB 3.0
USB 3.0
Backup Function
Yes
Yes
Data Protection
WD Backup
WD Backup, Password protection
Extras
Fast transfer rates, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility, High capacity in a small enclosure, WD Quality Inside and Out
Easy-to-Use Auto Backup Software, Universal connectivity, Built with WD® reliability
What customers say about "Features"
WD Elements External Hard Drive for Mac (USB 3.0)
  • The Windows 10 File History and System Backup features are awesome.
  • Is there still a program included for encrypted auto backup? That was a fantastic feature!
  • Easy to install, easy to use, runs relatively smoothly and connects almost instantly to the XBOX.
  • Feels very solid, doesn't attract fingerprints. It's not as bulky as I feared.
  • Easy no brainer install, just connect, copy and paste. Good connect via USB.
Western Digital Easystore External USB 3.0 Portable 2TB Hard Drive
  • It works right out of the box. I plugged it into my PC and it formatted and started working like a champ.
  • Easy to install, easy to use, runs relatively smoothly.
  • Feels very solid, doesn't attract fingerprints. It's not as bulky as I feared.
  • The software was very simple. And it is also very easy to connect.
  • The USB 3 port is soldered on the drive, not an adapter board, if it breaks your data is gone.
Included
Additional Accessories
USB cable
USB 3.0 cable
Number Of Drives
1
1
Software
Data Lifeguard Diagnostic
WD Discovery™ software, WD Backup
Power
Power Supply
Via USB
Via USB
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE, FCC
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
99.99


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