Pro Comes with a very helpful and useful software dashboard that lets you instantly backup all your data and files
The Backup Plus Ultra Slim comes with a very user-friendly software dashboard called the Seagate Dashboard which lets you back up your PC, mobile devices, and social media, or restore an existing backup.
Pro Has a mobile app that backs up all your data on your smartphone
Seagate has a mobile app called The Seagate Mobile Backup app available for both iOS and Android that backs up your contacts, messages, photos, and other data from your smartphone to your hard drive via Wi-Fi or your phone’s data connection to a drive that is plugged into a computer running the Dashboard software.
Con Becomes less reliable as time goes on
According to benchmarks, during the first year of the lifetime of a Backup Plus Ultra Slim, the failure rate averages at 4.2 percent. After the first year however, the failure rate skyrockets to 14.5 percent and as far as hard drive and other storage devices go, anything above 10 percent is cause for concern especially since it's after just one year of use.