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World Backup Day Deals: Huge Savings on SSDs, Flash Drives, SD Cards and More

Today's the day to score some deeply discounted storage solutions.

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World Backup Day is here and so are the deals on all kinds of storage. Since you can never have too much extra space, now is the perfect time to stock up on everything from flash drives and microSD cards to internal SSDs, huge NAS systems and even cloud storage

The best World Backup Day sales

  • Amazon: Save on SanDisk, WD, PNY and more
  • Best Buy: Deals on storage from WD, Samsung, Crucial and SanDisk
  • Newegg: Hundreds of deals on internal and external storage
  • B&H: Shop personal and professional storage solutions
  • Samsung: Save on flash drives, microSD cards, SSDs and more
  • Western Digital: Direct savings on WD and SanDisk products

To help make sure you're getting the best price, we've rounded up some of the best offers and discounts from today's sales below and we'll continue to refresh this list with World Backup Day deals as the day progresses. The vast majority of the deals expire tonight, so be sure to get your orders in before then as we expect it'll be quite a while before we see prices this low again.

External hard drive and SSD deals

Score all-time low pricing on the capacious and rugged portable SSD. It's got up to 2 meter drop protection and IP55 water and dust resistance to protect its contents, plus speeds of up to 2000MB/s. 

Save $55

Ideal for pretty much anyone that needs a little extra storage, Samsung's T7 portable SSD is compact and decently fast at up to 1,050MB/s. 1TB and 2TB versions are also on sale.

Save $26

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Flash drive deals

You can fit a surprising amount of data on a flash drive these and this 1TB model from PNY is down to a new all-tine low price. If you need ultimate portability for a large amount of data, this is an ideal pick. 

Save $30

With most new computers and tablets having switched to USB-C inputs, World Backup Day is a great opportunity to switch over you're portable storage. This already-affordable Samsung USB-C flash drive is even cheaper today thanks to an instant 18% discount applied at checkout. 

Save $2

While you can't put a microSD card in your iPhone, it does have support for external storage devices like the SanDisk iXpand flash drive with its integrated Lightning connector. This device is ideal for getting a bunch of photos or files off your iPhone and onto a computer with its dual-port design.

Save $15

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SD and MicroSD card deals

Need some extra storage for your phone, tablet or other device? This spacious microSD card has never been cheaper and offers speeds of up to 120MB/s. 

Save $41

Considering how many devices can be improved with a microSD, there's a good chance you'll want to pick up more than one. You can stock up with this three-pack of 64GB PNY cards, ideal for adding some storage to devices that may be capacity-limited like home security cameras or for just expanding the storage if a kid's tablet. 

Save $12

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NAS Deals

Back down to its Black Friday price today only, this popular Synology two-bay NAS has 512MB of DDR4 memory but it doesn't come with any storage drives included. Fortunately, plenty of hard drives are on sale today meaning you can piece together a bargain entry-level system with only a little extra effort. 

Save $40

If you want to organize your media collection in one place and have it be accessible from anywhere, this high-performacne NAS solution can do it. And it's down to a new record-low price at Amazon right now. 

Save $230

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Internal storage deals

If you want to give you PC a cheap SSD upgrade, this 2.5-inch SATA III drive could be just the ticket. It's not a premium drive by any means, but it will be quicker than a spinning disk HDD and doesn't cost the earth. 

Save $10

If you want a speedy SSD for gaming, the Samsung 980 Pro is a great choice -- especially at this all-time low. This model features a built-in heatsink which saves you adding one yourself to help it stay cool under intense usage. 

Save $30

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Cloud backup deals

Store up to 10TB of your files in the cloud with this heavily discounted Degoo subscription. This deal saves you hundreds compared to the usual monthly subscription cost and you'll only be billed once for lifetime access.


If you're in the market for cloud storage and a VPN, a joint offering from ExpressVPN and Backblaze saves you $70 by bundling both services. You also get three extra months of VPN access for free with this deal. 


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