Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage USB3/WiFi

  • Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage USB3/WiFi
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Based on 23 scores, 39 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    8
  • Average:
    10
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Fast streaming.
  • Quick transfer via USB 3.0.
  • Multiple options to charge battery or power the drive.

Cons:

  • Low battery life.
  • Playback limited to device types.

Expert reviews and ratings

By LanOC Reviews on

So what's the catch? The Seagate GoFlex drive retails for $199 for 500GB of storage. Even with the heightened hard drive prices that we recently have seen on the market, that is still a good chunk of money for only that much space. However, there is...

By CoolSmartphone on

About two “Gadget Show Live” events ago I was approached by a man carrying a iPad with a HD film playing on it. Nothing new there I thought, but as I was walking away, he showed me a small portable hard drive which he had in his pocket. The...

By PC Advisor on 70

While it's a good all-around portable drive, the 500GB Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless's raison d'être is serving up files and multimedia via Wi-Fi. The drive creates its own local hotspot that you can log onto with just about...

By TechSmart.co.za on

One of the very few problems with the tablets in general is that invariably even the maximum space (64 GB) can all too quickly fill up with one’s photos, games, music and movies. This is even further exacerbated by the fact that certain tablets do...

By Tech2 on 65

In a world where sometimes you just can’t find the space to take it with you when you go, and by that we’re referring to your media and not your money, Seagate offers a slightly unique solution. Enter the GoFlex Satellite portable hard drive...

By Expert Reviews on 80

The Seagate GoFlex Satellite is a nicely designed portable NAS for tablet and smartphone owners...

By Smarthouse on 80

Shrinking devices are taking to flash memory and solid state drives more commonly these days. They're more expensive and offer less space than the traditional hard drive. Having a portable hard drive has only become more of a necessity in this era,...

By Channel News Australia on 80

Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Nokia - Seagate?s Wi-Fi wonder streams content onto three separate devices at once, but there are a few chinks in the armour.Shrinking devices are taking to flash memory and solid state drives more commonly...

By Tbreak.com on 70

One of the worst decisions to make while getting an iPhone or iPad or iPod Touch is that extra bit of storage is going to cost you a lot. Jumping from 16GB to 64GB seems an awful lot when you consider the price hike. However, Seagate wants to remedy...

By AnandTech on

Hypothetical situation here: let’s say you bought an iPhone or iPad, but cheaped out and got a 16GB model. You’ve got around 10GB worth of music, a few gigs in photos and applications, and you lose the rest to formatting and the OS itself....

By TechRadar on 50

What the Seagate GoFlex Satellite tries to achieve is admirable, but due to technological constraints it doesn't quite reach those lofty...

By Wired on 70

This drive is made specifically to serve your mobile fix, and will be of particular interest to iPad owners.Seagate’s GoFlex Satellite is a 500GB drive with a Wi-Fi radio inside. Connect to it wirelessly wherever you are and partake in the movies,...

By CIOL on

If you are using Seagate GoFlex Satellite then you do not need any Wi-Fi router or LAN connectivity to access it over the network. Just plug it into a system and set it up and you are ready to use it. Power it on and check the wireless devices in your...

By The Inquirer on 70

Step forward storage maker Seagate, which aims to allow users to share content using portable devices, negating the need to splash out on that 64GB Ipad or 32GB Android tablet. The Goflex Satellite is an external 500GB hard disk drive that allows...

By CNET Australia on 60

Seagate expects a premium for its Wi-Fi feature, but it's one with many limitations. The Satellite will appeal to a tiny niche, but the rest of us will want more bang for our...

By RegHardware on 75

Seagate's GoFlex works a wireless-connectable external hard drive, and it's nice to tap into 500GB of content storage from an iPad, iPhone or any other brand of smartphone or tablet. But you pay a lot extra for that battery and wireless access...

By StorageReview on

The Seagate GoFlex Satellite has a lot to offer with its high capacity, fast transfer speeds, and trusted in-house Seagate hard drive inside. Compared to the Kingston Wi-Drive, it more than 14 times the usable storage capacity and 10 times the write...

By Mac|Life on 70

If your media library has outgrown your iPad, the GoFlex Satellite can let you take anything and everything with you. Product GoFlex Satellite 500GB Company Seagate Contact seagate.com Price $199.99, 500GB Requirements Mac OS 10.5.8 or later,...

By Chip Chick on

The GoFlex Satellite has a lot of potential, but it’s not quite there yet. Luckily, every issue we had with the GoFlex Satellite can be resolved with firmware updates. The GoFlex Satellite has the potential to be an absolutely amazing product, but...

By Bigbruin on

Once again, Seagate has combined a solid hard drive with a really good piece of software, and this time they have added in the GoFlex Media App to create a really well rounded product. While Wi-Fi is obviously the most interesting connection option...