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3.5 External Hard Drives (Desktop & Portable)

External hard-drives offer portable storage space for your movies and data that you can use anywhere, anytime.

Or on a more serious note, they also offer a mobile backup solution. The lightest and most portable options would be the 2.5" sized drives (some manufacturers call them slim drives).

There are also external Solid State Drives (SSDs), which are extremely fast, lightweight, they're just more pricey. External SSDs are suitable for those who are constantly on the move and want to transfer data at high speeds, such as computer technicians or media professions.

For people who are prone to dropping their belongings on the ground, they may opt for a rugged external hard drive, which adds a protective rubber case to the outside.

There are also desktop varieties that are bulkier, however are typically cheaper per gigabyte of storage.