Seagate Expansion 2.5" Portable Hard Drive - 3TB


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R 1,399

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In Stock
This item is in stock in our CPT warehouse and can be shipped from there.You can also collect it yourself from our warehouse during the week or over weekends.
This item is in stock in our JHB warehouse and can be shipped from there. No collection facilities available, sorry!

When do I get it?

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Standard Delivery
Delivery destination Delivery time
Cape Town, Joburg, Pretoria 2-5 working days
Regional Area 2-6 working days
Remote Area 3-7 working days
Premium Delivery

Only available in Main
Centres (Cape Town,
Joburg & Pretoria)
Delivery type Delivery time Cut Off time
Same Day Delivery Same Day between 3pm - 7pm Pay before 11am weekdays
Express Delivery Next Working Day between 7am - 7pm Pay before 12pm previous day
Saturday Delivery Saturday between 11am - 7pm Pay before 12pm Friday
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Currently only available
at our Cape Town
Collect Location Collect time
Cape Town warehouse 1-4 working days
Collection times vary, please wait for your Ready to Collect email before visiting the warehouse.

When do I get it?

Our picking, packing and delivery is linked to what you order, where you want it delivered and how you choose to pay, so delivery times can vary.
Estimates are provided below to help you shop, but always check your order’s Estimated Delivery Date during checkout for the most accurate delivery information.
Standard Delivery
Shipping Time* Cape Town, Joburg &
Pretoria Delivery Time**
Regional Area
Delivery Time**
Remote Area
Delivery Time**
Shipped in 3-5 working days 1-2 weeks 1-2 weeks 2-3 weeks
Shipped in 5-7 working days 1-2 weeks 2-3 weeks 2-3 weeks
Shipped in 7-10 working days 2-3 weekss 2-4 weeks 2-4 weeks
Shipped in 10-15 working days 3-4 weeks 3-4 weeks 3-4 weeks
Shipped in 15-20 working days 3-5 weeks 3-5 weeks 3-5 weeks

Currently only available
at our Cape Town
Shipping Time* Collect Time
Shipped in 3-5 working days 1-2 weeks
Shipped in 5-7 working days 1-2 weeks
Shipped in 7-10 working days 2-3 weeks
Shipped in 10-15 working days 3-4 weeks
Shipped in 15-20 working days 3-5 weeks
*Shipping time indicates how long it takes a product to reach our warehouse from our supplier.
**Delivery estimates include shipping times.

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Of course you want to know — When do I get it?

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Limited (24 months)
Seagate Expansion 2.5" Portable Hard Drive - 3TB
South Africa
Storage Capacity
3 TB
Bundle deals expire when stock runs out. T&Cs apply

I was really very pleasantly surprised by how small this drive actually is! It fits into my hand! USB 3 compatibility is very handy.


So far so good. I like the shape of the drive and its good looking LED light. A bit thicker and heavier than smaller drivers. But the price per TB was much lower than buying individual drives. Here's to a long life!

Great drive, good value for money.
Awesome to take loads of mobile storage.


A compact little drive that does what it says on the tin with its small form factor and large capacity. Surprisingly, it is pretty quick as well with the Blackmagic Speed Test returning read and write speeds that touch on 100MB/s.

So far, so good. Light, quiet and quick. Just what I needed.

Performs as required however does not register on my Samsung TV as a media source, however my 2x 2TB WD portable drives do. Not sure what the issue is

Very happy

A bit disappointed that I placed and paid for the order 1 day before the daily deal.
Other than that a good 3TB portable hard drive, twice as heavy compared to the 1TB but you get about 2.7TB worth of space. The bottom side has a rounded edge whereas the top is flat.

Had to figure out how to reformat as exfat. Got that right by running disk utility. Now up and running. Its 3TB and thats a lot for a portable drive this size and price is good

value for money works well

Brilliant external drive with lots of space. Love Takealot products

As expected, the drive is fast. Thanks

I'm currently using 4 of these drives for rotational offsite backups at my company(I'm in the IT department, just to be clear).Value for money on these drives are great. A 3TB portable for 2 grand is fantastic. The drives are small(Can literally fit the drive into my top pocket.) and easy to use. No external power needed. USB 3.0 which means when plugged into a USB 3 port(The blue one.) Transfer speeds are exceptional. The only point which doesn't give this drive 5 starts is that it not military grade drop, dust and shock proof like some transcend drives.(I've used them personally and they really do stand up to the test.) Although I new this when I bought the drives originally which i weighed up with price vs value vs features. For everyday use or for an expansion drive that stays connected to your computer, i would recommend these drives without a doubt.

Great product

lots and lots of space... good quality product!

good value

Does what it's supposed to do at a better price than many other sources. I'm happy with it)

Excellent Value for money,would definitely recommend this product to Anyone.

Small, Compact, loads of storage space. just what I wanted. good quality

works perfect!

Great price and astounding service! Thanks Takealot!

Nice hard drive. Compact and quick.

Definitely worth buying, more than enough storage and price was far better than in other stores, there was nothing special about their specials.

Great product. In good condition.


it's a piece of shit

For a USB 3 device it copies really slow around 22MB/s where my 2TB and 1TB WD portable drives hit a nice 80-90MB/s. I really don't want to wait an hour to move 50GB of data.

Product works well

More than enough space to copy and store data at a good price

Product as expected

Excellence speed, size and value at a price.

Works great and is great value for money.

Works 100% as expected. Write speeds exceeds 120MB/s. Only gripe I have is the USB 3.0 cable that it comes with. It's too short in length, especially when you need to use the rear USB 3.0 port on your desktop PC. Plus the cable itself is rather flimsy. First thing to check if the drive gives any detection issues in the future...

Amazing little drive, your daily deals ROCK.
you cannot go wrong with Seagate

Excellent size for a portable storage solution. Upgraded from a 2TB

Great little drive, and it does what it needs to do.

Great drive. Quick enough and at a good price point

Note: if you are wanting to use this for Xbox One.
You cannot partition the drive. Xbox One will format and allocate the entire HD for the console

Bought it to use with my PS4. Works perfectly.

Don't buy this if you going to use it for watching movies through your TV or other media players, does not work, get the 2TB or smaller drives for that purpose, not the drives fault, just a limitation with TV's and some media players.

I love the external drive.

good eternal hard drive ,

nice and portable

Excellent value - small size big memory

Great drive. Quite thick for a pocket, but otherwise speed is good.

Compact & easy to use , works great

is good, and so is the ease of use.

Bought it to use with my ps4. The first unit I got didn’t pick up. I ordered a replacement unit and once I installed the drivers on my pc first and plugged it into my ps4 it picked up. After formatting it worked perfectly.

Nice looking unit. Slim and lightweight. Could do with some rubber feet/pads on the underside to prevent the unit from sliding whilst being used on a desk.

Works perfectly with Xbox One, as extra storage for games and apps.

Very happy with this product!

Great product which I received at a great price, thank you

Good product, works well, delivered quickly

Why won't this hard drive work on my TV... Aim TV Blaupunkt TV and hi sense
Can Any1 Pls assust

This was a great buy.

not playing on my multi media player.
still trying to figure it out.
thats why 3 stars.

So far so good...

Reliable, good quality for money

Drive failed after 1 week corrupting all of my data.

Great buy. The drive is compact, easy to use and works well with iMac.

This is a really good purchase. I bought mine as an expansion to my PS4. Works like a charm and it's pretty fast.

I like it very much

It stopped working after 10 minutes. I probably just got a bad batch...

Good product at a good price.

Great to have.

Fantastic value for money, great storage size in a small package. Works great!

very upset that it doesnt connect to my tv! which sucks massively.

Works fine

A great external which meets my needs. It's size is a great advantage.

Good, Reliable External HDD

Good value for money.

An overall great little drive. It would be better if it had some rubber feet on the underside to prevent it from sliding about though.

Very much worth it especially for the price!Thank you takealot

Lovely design and size, it is really compatible and reads data quickly when connected to a device.

True usb 3.0 and excellent value for money . I liked it so much i ordered another two.

Nice and compact

Great buy, would definitely recommend it. Maby wait for it to go on sale to make it an even better buy

Very happy with product.


Would highly recommend this USB external drive. It is the normal Seagate high quality, large capacity, fast and very portable at a good price.

Fantastic guys. I just received my order and its working great. Thank you takealot

The external HDD is a good quality product and it's just what was advertised.

Still working well! Small in size and totally worth the money.

Amazing quality very impressed lots of space for movies, series and photos.

Thank you.

good product

Jut what I needed.

Great service and excellent product.

The hard drive does not connect to my TV and that is extremely disappointing since that is the reason I bought the hard drive

is not compatable with DVD's and TV's (Can't watch movies or listen to music stored on the devicce on any other hardware other than a computer)

Fantastic service! Got my product only 2 days after my order on a Sunday. :)

Only had this product for a week. Thus far the product is working very well. The size is nice and small and even fits into my pocket.

Great value for money.

Excellent external HDD. The only problem I have is with that it is a bit bulky but not enough to bother you if you will not be traveling with it constantly

excellent product but does not play on my TV.

exactly what i wanted

I am very happy with the product.

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