Updated 4 Feb 2016

Seagate

Wireless Plus

Snapshot: The Seagate Wireless Plus is a 2TB wireless hard drive that has HDD storage. How well does it perform?

Wireless Plus
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$374

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Test results

Overall score
77
Performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Good performance.
  • Easy to use.
  • Supports AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4 and WMV on Android.
  • Supports MKV, MOV and MP4 on iOS.

But

  • Doesn’t support AVI and WMV on iOS.
  • No 3G/4G pass through.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Performance (40%): assesses write and read rates, video streaming and music streaming.
Ease of use (60%): assesses connecting to the drive, connecting to the internet, browsing files, backing up and copying files and hardware design.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$374
Type
Wireless portable storage device

Specifications

Stated capacity (GB)
2000
Formatted capacity (GB)
1859
Default file format

NTFS

Weight (kg)
272
D x W x H (mm)
127 x 89 x 21
Write rate (MB/sec)
136
Read rate (MB/sec)
135
Write time (seconds)
-
Read time (seconds)
-
Wireless protocols (802.11)
n
Wireless bands (GHz)
2.4
Claimed number of concurrent wireless connections
8
Battery life (hh:mm)
04:42

Features

Thunderbolt port
-
Encryption type
-
Supplied backup software
-
Online storage

-

Kensington lock
-
Ethernet port
No
Internet sharing for Wi-Fi (GB)
Yes
Internet sharing for 3G/4G
No
Android AVI
Yes
iOS AVI
No
Android MKV
Yes
iOS MKV
Yes
Android MOV
Yes
iOS MOV
Yes
Android MP4
Yes
iOS MP4
Yes
Android WMV
Yes
iOS WMV
No

Member reviews