Seagate today introduced Backup Plus storage devices, a
storage product family that delivers easy setup,
one-click backup and the ability to save and share
content on Facebook and Flickr.
Seagate Backup Plus hard drives are newly designed
external storage that work interchangeably with both
Windows and Apple computers. These products come loaded
with the new Seagate Dashboard software for one-click
local backup making it easier to back up digital
content. The new external drives also provide backup for
content on social networks, such as Facebook and Flickr.
With a click of an icon, computer files are replicated
onto a Backup Plus drive. The Seagate Dashboard included
on Backup Plus also provides a single click path to Save
(download) and Share (upload) personal photos and videos
on Facebook and Flickr.
The drives adopt the Universal Storage Module (USM)
standard and work cross-platform with both Mac and
Windows operating systems without reformatting.
Available immediately from Amazon, BestBuy and other
retailers including Seagate.com, Seagate Backup Plus
drives will initially be available in capacities of
500GB, 750GB and 1TB capacities for portable drives and
1TB to 4TB for Backup Plus Desk drives.
This new family of external storage will be available in
red, blue, silver and black for the portable 2.5-inch
form factor with a manufacturer?s suggested retail
prices at launch are: 500GB, $119.99; 750GB, $129.99 and
1TB, $139.99. The Backup Plus Desk 3.5-inch drive: 1TB,
$129.99; 2TB, $149.99; 3TB, $179.99 and 4TB, $249.99
Backup Plus for Mac portable is available in silver and
will ship in 500GB for an MSRP of $119.99 and 1TB at
$139.99. The Backup Plus Desk for Mac will be available
at launch for 2TB, $189.99 and 3TB, $209.99 MSRP.
Seagate Slim and Seagate Slim for Mac storage in a
9.5-mm package will now be available in a 500GB capacity
at $129.99 MSRP and will also include the new Seagate
Dashboard software for simple backup of on-board and
social media albums.