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Seagate claims world's thinnest 2TB mobile HDD title with Ultra Slim

Seagate launching Backup Plus Ultra Slim 2TB mobile HDD, claims it's the thinnest you'll find anywhere.

Published Wed, Jan 6 2016 3:27 AM CST   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:16 PM CDT

Seagate is following its Backup Plus Slim mobile hard drive with the Backup Plus Ultra Slim and claiming the world's thinnest 2TB mobile HDD title in the process.

Seagate claims world's thinnest 2TB mobile HDD title with Ultra Slim |

The Ultra Slim measures 113.5 x 76 x 9.6 mm, weighs 135g, and makes use of Seagate's 2.5'' HDD tech, which they say makes it twice as thin as rival 2TB drives; it supports USB 3.0 and 2.0 with transfer speeds up to 120MB/s.

Features include scheduled backups, 200GB of OneDrive cloud storage for two years, and Lyve support for file protection, organization, and sharing.

The Ultra Slim comes in golden and platinum metal finishes and 1 and 2TB models; it launches this quarter on Amazon and


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