As cameras, video games and other technology have become more advanced, the appetite for digital storage space has continued to grow. And while there have been a number of developments in cloud storage technology, it has yet to completely supplant physical storage media for keeping large amounts of data.
Until that happens, tech gadget lovers will still need a place to put all that data. So if you’re looking to expand your options with new hard drives, solid-state drives or other storage devices on Black Friday, take a look below at some of the best offers from a number of retailers such as Best Buy, Newegg, Staples and Amazon.
Best Buy To store just about anything, Best Buy is offering a 5TB Seagate external USB 3.0 backup drive for $139.99, a $60 savings, as well as a 2TB Seagate portable drive for $79.99. Users looking to boost the speed of their laptop while sacrificing some storage space can opt for the PNY Optima 120GB SSD, for $48.99, a $21 savings. For a network-attached external drive solution, Best Buy is offering a $30 gift card with purchase of a WD My Cloud, which starts at $139.99.
A number of SanDisk USB drives are also on sale for Black Friday, priced from $4.99 for the 16GB model to $16.99 for the 64GB model.
Staples The office supply chain has a budget-friendly Toshiba 1TB portable drive for $49.99 and 2TB drive for $89.99, a $20 savings. For more storage space, the 4TB Western Digital My Book desktop external drive is on sale for $139.99, or $119.99 for the 3TB model.
A number of USB flash drives are available at deep discounts, priced as low as $5.99 for a 16GB model and as high as $49.99 for a 128GB model by Lexar, a $75 savings.
Photographers looking for more portable storage space can also opt for several SanDisk SD cards on sale, from $5.99 for a 16GB SDHC model to $31.99 for the 64GB Ultra SDHC model, a $68 savings.
Newegg The computer hardware and software retailer is offering a number of storage options for Black Friday including a Seagate 4TB USB 3.0 external desktop drive for $129.99 and a HGST 1TB portable hard drive for $49.99. Computer users looking to upgrade their laptop for speed can also opt for a number of SSDs such as the 480GB PNY Optima for $159.99 after mail-in-rebate or the 256GB Crucial MX100 for $111.99.
For more portability a number of USB drives are on sale, including a 32GB HP USB 3.0 flash drive for $12.99 plus 99 cents for shipping.
Amazon Deep discounts on hard drives and SSDs fill pages of Amazon. For portable storage, shoppers can purchase the 1TB Toshiba Canvio USB 3.0 hard drive for $59.99 or opt for much more space with the 4TB Seagate desktop drive for $129.99. Solid-state drive shoppers can pick up a Crucial MX100 512GB SSD for $204.99.
The online retailer also has discounts as high as 70 percent on a number of SanDisk storage products, such as a 64GB flash drive for $34.99 and a 64GB MicroSD card for $24.99.