Wi-Fi hard drive showdown: Corsair Voyager vs. Seagate Wireless Plus

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At a Glance

A versatile external 2.5-inch, 1TB drive with tons of connectivity, including a Wi-Fi hotspot. But Corsair needs to improve its media-streaming features.

Price when rated: $220 (1TB model, reviewed); $180 (512GB model)
Lowest price: $230.00 via Newegg.com

Pros

  • Super versatile connectivity
  • Internet pass through
  • Long battery life

Cons

  • No web portal for media streaming
  • Not DLNA compliant
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At a Glance

For wireless streaming of media and storage, Seagate's Wireless Plus is a polished, fast, and reliable external drive.

Price when rated: $200

Pros

  • Provides a web portal for media streaming
  • Elegantly simple design and functionality
  • DLNA compatible server

Cons

  • No Internet pass-through
  • Requires a reboot when switching from USB to Wi-Fi operation
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