The best Amazon Prime Day storage deals: Extra capacity at rock-bottom prices
Add some extra headroom to your disk space
Amazon Prime Day is always a good time to pick up some additional data storage capacity, as there’s usually big reductions on a vast range of storage media, covering everything from internal drives to removable microSD cards. This year is no exception, and there are discounts of up to 50% on storage from some of the top brands in the market.
We’ve selected some of the most enticing deals below, but most products have similar reductions available across different capacities, so we’d advise you to shop around if you’d prefer a different capacity or a cheaper price. We haven’t reviewed all of these products, but all come from reliable manufacturers, and you should be able to find a suitable option whatever your budget. These Amazon Prime Day deals end at midnight on 13 July.
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Best Amazon Prime Day storage deals
LaCie Rugged Mini 1TB External Hard Drive - was $85, now $55
LaCie has been offering shock-proof portable storage since 2005, enabling secure capture and transport of data no matter where a user might be. The company’s Rugged Mini external hard drive is one of its best, with 1TB of storage and a one-month free Adobe Creative Cloud subscription. For Prime Day, the Rugged Mini can be had for just $55, with a $30 drop from its usual RRP.
LaCie Rugged Mini 5TB - was $180, now $120
LaCie also caters to those that have greater data needs, with a Rugged Mini that has a capacity for 5TB of data. The hard drive offers the same physical durability that is expected from LaCie storage products and can also be reformatted to work with Mac. The 5TB model is currently available on Amazon with a 33% discount at just $120.
Lexar Professional 1667 x 128GB SDXC card - Was $100, now $61
For photo and video aficionados, Lexar’s Professional 1667 SDXC card is a must-have. With 128GB of storage and high-speed performance of up to 250MB/sec, this is a great storage option for your high-end camera. And, at just $61, Amazon Prime Day is the perfect time to grab one and take advantage of a 39% discount.
Samsung 870 EVO 4TB - Was $500, now $360
Anyone looking for a SATA upgrade should make sure they take a look at the Samsung 870 EVO 4TB. It promises plenty of speed, and is very spacious indeed. We reviewed the 500GB version, and although it won’t set pulses racing, it will give old PCs a new lease of life. The 4TB version is on sale, down from $500 to $360, and though you can get smaller capacities at a lower price, it could be worth getting your hands on this now considering it’s 28% less expensive than normal.
SanDisk 1TB Extreme PRO - Was $150, now $120
This portable SSD can reach speeds of up to 20Gb/sec when connected to a compatible socket, using the USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 standard. Double check that your laptop or desktop is compatible with the 2x2, since if you plug it into a normal USB socket you won’t reach the maximum speeds it advertises. Despite this, it’s a sturdy and compact SSD which will deliver great performance. Just make sure you like its design, and for $120 it can be yours.
Synology DiskStation DS220+ - Was $288, now $240
The Synology DiskStation DS220+ is great for anyone looking for a compact data and multimedia management appliance. It offers photo indexing, video streaming, and data sharing, all in a small 2-bay unit. This Network Attached Storage (NAS) is a versatile device containing two 1GbE ports along with an Intel Celeron J4025 2-core CPU. There’s a 20% discount on it so it will only set you back $240 - which is perfect for anyone looking to get their hands on a NAS device today.
WD 14TB WD Red Plus - Was $470, now $210
This is an ideal HDD drive ideal for home and small business NAS systems, with up to 8 bays supporting up to a 180 TB/year workload rate. What’s more, the device is down a gigantic 55.32% of its normal price today, from $470 to a mere $210. At that price point, this is an absolute no-brainer for anyone looking to lock down an impressive HDD drive with a huge amount of storage capacity.
WD My Passport for Mac 5TB - Was $138, now $100
This attractive external portable hard drive provides great performance, includes secure built-in hardware encryption, and has plenty of terabytes to meet your data needs. Additionally, it also comes with apps for reformatting, checking the drive’s health, backup and restore, and more. This can be yours for $100, a 38% discount from its retail price, and you could be making backups of sensitive data or storing your huge collection of documents and photos very soon.
Crucial P2 500GB - Was $57, now $43
NVMe drives have been gradually replacing traditional SATA-based SSDs for some time and the Crucial P2 series of drives might be the ideal entry point to the world of PCIe socket storage. For less than $50, the 500GB drive’s $43 price tag represents a 23% drop in price on Prime Day and could quite easily replace any office computer’s main drive for a quick, cheap performance boost. It’s also ideal for adding an additional speedy drive to supplement a machine’s existing local storage that’s approaching capacity.
Crucial P2 1TB - Was $102, now $80
For those looking for extra capacity in either an additional or replacement drive, the 1TB model in the Crucial P2 series delivers similar benefits to other models with different capabilities at the same comparatively low price, bolstered further by the Prime Day discount. Down from $102 to $80, the 1TB model could be one of the best-value drives to snap up this week.
Crucial P2 2TB - Was $200, now $153
The largest model in the P2 lineup to be featured in the Prime Day sale, the 2TB drive offers tremendous value for those needing a large amount of additional capacity in their workstation. The $153 price represents a 23.5% discount on RRP and is certainly worth considering if you’re in the market for some serious storage.
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