Product Comparison: QNAP TS-253B vs QNAP TS-253Be


General Specifications
Brand
QNAP
QNAP
Model
TS-253B
TS-253Be
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The TS-253B comes with a sleek new look, featuring an OLED panel and two capacitive touch buttons. With a USB Type-C QuickAccess port and a SD card slot, the TS-253B simplifies transferring and sharing files without needing a network connection.
The TS-253Be also supports dual-channel 4K H.264/H.265 processing to provide a smooth media viewing experience on all connected devices. In addition, a wide range of productivity tools are available for use on the TS-253Be to improve work efficiency for media creators or creative professionals.
Key Specs
Hard Drive Capacity
4 TB
4 TB
Number Of Slots
2 -bay
2 -bay
Storage Drive Type
3.5”, 2.5”, SATA 3Gb/s, SATA 6Gb/s, M.2 SSD
3.5”, 2.5”, SATA 3Gb/s, SATA 6Gb/s, M.2 SSD
What customers say about "Key Specs"
QNAP TS-253B 4TB WD RED Network Attached Storage
  • I love this NAS drive. The system is quick and handles everything I throw at it.
  • Great storage with good drive capacity.
  • Good looking NAS box. Great capacity, i like it.
  • Nice size of drive. Great storage. Good for me.
  • Hard drive trays are made of plastic, would prefer metal like the case of the unit.
QNAP TS-253Be 4TB NAS Solution
  • All 2 drives compatible based on compatibility checker from QNAP.
  • Great NAS system. Good capacity.
  • Great drive capacity. I like this little storage box.
  • Everything was very good. Good size of storage. Would recommend.
  • Set up with 2 3 TB drives. Great 2 slots of this one.
Size & Weight
Color
Black/Blue
Black/Blue
Height
6.61 in.
6.61 in.
Width
4.13 in.
4.13 in.
Depth
8.9 in.
8.9 in.
Weight
3.66 lbs.
3.66 lbs.
Features
CPU
Intel Celeron J3455
Intel Celeron J3455
RAM
4 GB
2 GB
RAID Support
JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, Single
JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, Single
Extras
OLED panel, Capacitive touch buttons, Directly access files, Data backup, recovery, and synchronization, Share and sync files, QTS-Linux dual systems, Datastore for virtualized environments, VPN & Proxy Server
Protect data with snapshots, HBS 3, VJBOD Cloud, HybridMount, QuMagie, Real-time video transcoding, Multiple ways to enjoy videos, Centralized File Management, File Digitization, Smart Filing, Full-text Search
Included Software
myQNAPcloud, Qfinder Pro, QTS, File Station, Photo Station Uploader, Music Station, Video Station, Download Station, Qsync, Qtier, Qsirch, Qcontactz, QmailAgent, Qfiling
File Station, Photo Station Uploader, Music Station, Video Station, Download Station, Qsync, Qtier, Qsirch, Qcontactz, QmailAgent, Qfiling, QTS
What customers say about "Features"
QNAP TS-253B 4TB WD RED Network Attached Storage
  • I'm very happy with it. Can upgrade the ram making it future proof.
  • A variety of backup options. Good features.
  • The interface is nice and slick and easy to navigate.
  • Plenty of third party apps and all the functions you expect from a NAS.
  • I had slight issue with app store after an upgrade.
QNAP TS-253Be 4TB NAS Solution
  • Qnap claimed that I could just take the drives from my old machine. Good feature.
  • This NAS is a tinkers dream, IOT, Web Dev, Docker, Virtualization, Torrenting, P2P, Usenet the list goes on and on and on.
  • They take a very modular approach to their software, letting you add features by installing packages instead of building some stuff in by default.
  • The control panel offers a ton of control over all aspects of the system.
  • The app selection is not great, but not terrible and for me personally not as important as the features of the NAS itself.
Interfaces
LAN Speed
1000 Mbps
1000 Mbps
Number of LAN
2
2
Number of USB
6
5
eSATA
No
No
HDMI
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Interfaces"
QNAP TS-253B 4TB WD RED Network Attached Storage
  • TOS is easy to install, instructions were clear and easy to follow. Good connect.
  • Packaged very well (comes with screws for the hard drives and a screw driver). Easy to connect and install.
  • Awesome product. Good connectivity via USB.
  • HDMI port is good for my tasks. Great connect.
  • No issues on setup, working very well as a home NAS, very nice connectivity.
QNAP TS-253Be 4TB NAS Solution
  • Wireless network cards are good options for connecting to the NAS.
  • Good functionality, easy to use and connect.
  • It is easy to setup and use, and I have it on all devices that I use to connect to the NAS.
  • I have it connected to my HDTV. It runs Kodi, Plex and/or Emby. This took the place of my Linux server.
  • It wasn't connecting to my iMac, I logged on, and it told me to initialize the disks.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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