Product Comparison: Synology DS119j vs Synology DS120j


General Specifications
Brand
Synology
Synology
Model
DS119j
DS120j
Origin
Taiwan
Taiwan
About the Product
Synology DiskStation DS119j is a budget-friendly, versatile and easy-to-use 1-bay NAS with the capability to host, share and protect data for personal users. DS119j offers a variety of packages in its DSM Package Center, allowing beginners to explore the infinite possibilities of Synology NAS.
Synology DiskStation DS120j is a budget-friendly and easy-to-use 1-bay NAS for storing, sharing and protecting personal data. DS120j is a centralized storage solution that allows you to share family photos and videos to all household devices, such as computers and mobile phones.
Key Specs
Hard Drive Capacity
2 TB
2 TB
Number Of Slots
1 -bay
1 -bay
Storage Drive Type
2.5”, 3.5”
2.5”, 3.5”
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Synology DS119j 2TB 1-Bay NAS Solution
  • Installation of the hard drive and setup are simple.
  • Installation and commissioning were very simple. The user interface is very well done.
  • It is very quiet and takes up little space. Decent durable slot.
  • Very easy to set up and operate as a first time user of online storage.
  • This works great for backups over the network. Easy to manage, great interface.
Synology DS120j 2TB 1-Bay NAS Solution
  • Installing the drives is easy and takes 10 minutes.
  • I like the NAS server. Its easy to setup and generally works.
  • It was relatively simple, pretty easy and cost effective!
  • I have had zero issues or concerns with this unit. I really like the size, it's very quiet and unobtrusive.
  • This product is cheaply made and very flimsy inside.
Size & Weight
Color
Black/Silver
Black/Silver
Height
6.53 in.
6.53 in.
Width
2.79 in.
2.79 in.
Depth
8.82 in.
8.82 in.
Weight
1.54 lbs.
1.54 lbs.
Features
CPU
Marvell A3720
Marvell Armada 3700 88F3720
RAM
0.256 GB
0.512 GB
RAID Support
Basic
Basic
Extras
Hardware Encryption Engine, Runs on Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM), Cross-platform file sharing
Runs on Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM), Cross-platform file sharing, Your Personal Multimedia Library, Power-Saving Personal Cloud
Included Software
File Station, Cloud Sync, Hyper Backup, Surveillance Station, Web Station, Storage Analyzer, iOS/Android applications
Download Station, Surveillance Station, Synology Drive, iOS/Android applications, QuickConnect, Hyper Backup, File Station, iSCSI, Web Station, Time Machine
What customers say about "Features"
Synology DS119j 2TB 1-Bay NAS Solution
  • 256Mb memory is justified to work and is somewhat slow in performing tasks.
  • Performance is quite slow but was as expected and suits my purposes. Plenty of apps and features.
  • Setting up is moderately easy. There are a lot of apps.
  • Built in app, Surveillance Station, works well.
  • The software is great, installation is easy and the upgrade is auto.
Synology DS120j 2TB 1-Bay NAS Solution
  • The software has a lot of interesting features.
  • Hardware seems reliable, initial configuration was easy and quick.
  • An excellent product! The software capabilities and the performance of that device exceeded my expectations.
  • The product is fantastic and the software is super powerful.
  • Really easy to set up, and a nice compact size. Software is great, hardware is basic.
Interfaces
LAN Speed
1000 Mbps
1000 Mbps
Number of LAN
1
1
Number of USB
2
2
eSATA
No
No
HDMI
No
No
What customers say about "Interfaces"
Synology DS119j 2TB 1-Bay NAS Solution
  • Overall great product with good connectivity options.
  • Good product, very good quality, easy to use and has great transfer speed.
  • Great product easy to use and setup. Amazing location of the ports.
  • Stunning data transfer rate, LAN port has excellent speed.
  • The lack of an HDMI port is very frustrating. A small amount of USB.
Synology DS120j 2TB 1-Bay NAS Solution
  • It runs cool, fast file transfers, and loads of features.
  • File transfers are fast and the web interface is snappy.
  • Super easy to setup. Plug drive in, screw it on and ready to go! Great connectivity.
  • There is a huge problem with USB transferring speed.
  • Not enough connectors for comfortable use.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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