Dropbox drops prices to compete with Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive

Dropbox drops prices to compete with Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive

Dropbox is finally getting competitive with its subscription pricing. Users can now get 1TB of storage for $9.99 per month or $99 if you pay for a year. Before today’s price drop, Dropbox users could only get 500GB for the same price. To make things easy, Dropbox is only offering Pro users one plan.

Google also offers 1TB of storage for $9.99 per month but doesn’t offer the option to pay for a full year of service. Google also offers many more options with the cheapest plan costing $1.99 per month for 100GB. You can get up to 30TB of storage for $299.99 per month.

Microsoft offers 15GB of OneDrive storage for free but also provides a subscription for 100GB for $1.99 per month. OneDrive doesn’t offer 1TB of storage for consumers, but does offer it for businesses for $2.50 per month per user.

In addition to pricing changes, Dropbox Pro offers new sharing controls. You can now create passwords for shared links to make sure only authorized people have access to your files. You can also set a timer for shared links to expire.

Dropbox remote wipe feature

Last but not least, Dropbox offers a remote wipe feature in case you lose your laptop or phone. Dropbox will delete all your files on that device when triggered. This is a nice additional layer of security, even though Find my iPhone and Android Device Manager also feature remote wipe.

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Source: Dropbox

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