One-day Amazon sale: Save up to 50 percent on Samsung, Sandisk and Western Digital external hard drives

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Today only: Save up to a 48 percent on SanDisk, Samsung and Western Digital. (Photo: Amazon)
Say goodbye to storage woes. (Photo: Amazon)

Need to upgrade your storage? Laptops and gaming consoles are great, but on-board storage can only take you so far. Today only, you can expand how much media your device can handle with Amazon’s 'Deal of the Day.'

Right now, select hard drives from SanDisk, Western Digital, Samsung and more are on sale with savings up to nearly 50 percent.

And if you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

Shop the sales below:

WD 2TB Gaming Drive for PS4

Save nearly 30 percent on the WD 2TB Gaming Drive for PS4. (Photo: Amazon)
Save nearly 30 percent on the WD 2TB Gaming Drive for PS4. (Photo: Amazon)

On sale for $64 (was $90), this WD Gaming Drive comes with 2TB of external storage for Sony PlayStation 4. It’s also 'Plug and Play,' so there’s no need to install special software to get started. Just plug it into your device via USB 3.0 and you’re ready to go. Shoppers vouch for its reliability and compact size.

"...PS4 recognized it immediately and it's been working great since the instant I plugged it in," shared a delighted five-star reviewer. "It does load games a bit faster than the internal storage as well. It also looks great and is small for portability..."

SanDisk 2TB Extreme Portable SSD

Save nearly half on the SanDisk 2TB Extreme Portable SSD. (Photo: Amazon)
Save nearly 50 percent on the SanDisk 2TB Extreme Portable SSD. (Photo: Amazon)

Most laptops only have on-board storage upwards of 512GB. This is fine for moderate use, but if you’re a professional videographer or photographer or even a hardcore gamer, you need something that can store video files, high-res photos and big games. This SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD — on sale for $240, or $220 off at Amazon, today only — comes with 2TB of storage built-in. With blazing-fast transfer speeds, you'll get what you need quickly.

"The perfect high speed portable drive! This external is absolutely perfect for my needs. I bought the 2TB version and it has become my 'everything' drive. I love having all of this space in such a portable form factor," raved a satisfied Amazon shopper. "It's actually smaller than I expected it to be and it slips perfectly in my pocket and disappears because it's so lightweight..."

WD_Black 4TB P10 Game Drive for Xbox One

Save big on the WD_Black 4TB P10 Game Drive for Xbox One. (Photo: Amazon)
Save big on the WD_Black 4TB P10 Game Drive for Xbox One. (Photo: Amazon)

The WD_Black P10 Game Drive for Xbox One — on sale for $104, today only — comes with 4TB of storage built-in with fast transfer speeds, which is ideal for external gaming. Just add this little guy to your Xbox One (or laptop) via USB 3.0 and you're good to go. It even comes with a free one-month subscription for Xbox Game Pass (a $15 value).

"Works perfectly. Plugged it into my Xbox One X and it asked me to format it," said a five-star reviewer. "Moved all my games over to this drive and then downloaded all the ones I wanted...Speeds seem faster than the internal hard drive...The drive is not noisy and it looks awesome. I went with the all-black version."

Check out more storage options on sale today:

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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