WD My Passport Ultra ( Spring 2015, 500MB, Brilliant White)
The WD checks the boxes on everything you'd want in a portable storage drive, and with a stylish multiple color option, it's a easy recommendation.
Buffalo MiniStation Extreme NFC ( 2TB)
While owners of NFC-enabled phones will benefit from the MiniStation drive's convenient encryption unlocking feature, there are cheaper and faster options available for those with simpler needs.
WD Elements Portable ( 1.5TB)
Though not the fastest on the market, the WD Elements' large capacity makes it an excellent deal considering its low price.
Seagate Expansion Portable Drive ( 2TB)
Though it offers little in the way of bells and whistles, the Seagate Expansion delivers a ton of storage for cheap.
OCZ Vector 180 ( 960GB)
The OCZ Vector 180 is a good, affordable solid-state drive backed up by a lengthy, user-friendly warranty.
Crucial MX200 ( 1TB)
For heavy storage users who also need a high level of data safety, the Crucial MX200 is an excellent buy.
LaCie Mirror Portable Hard Drive
Though fast and easy to use, the LaCie Mirror Portable Hard Drive's attention-seeking design is the only reason to pay the premium price.
Samsung Portable SSD T1 ( 1TB)
Other than its cost, the Samsung Portable SSD T1 is what any portable drive should be.
Seagate Seven Portable Drive
If you need only a moderate amount of external storage space, the Seagate Seven is an excellent investment, thanks both to its design and performance.
Samsung SSD 850 Evo ( 1TB)
The Samsung 850 Evo has the best combination of performance and cost, making it the ideal drive for any home users.