Google Drive receives hefty price cuts, 100GB for just $1.99 a month

March 13, 2014

Google-Drive

Starting today, Google is significantly cutting down the cost of Google Drive storage. While you still get the same 15GB for free, you can now jump up to a sizable 100GB for just $1.99 (previously $4.99) a month.

For those looking for 1TB of data, you’ll see a savings of 80% over what Google used to charge. Instead of shelling out $50 a month, you’ll now only have to pay $9.99 — which is an impressive amount of space for the money. Need 10 TB or more? You can get 10TB for $99.99 a month, with an additional $10 per additional TB. The max available storage space size is 30TB.

With the new price cuts, Google Drive’s storage offerings just became a hell of a lot more competitive. In comparison, Box’s pro pricing is 100GB for $9.99, $19.99 for 200GB and $49.99 for 500GB. Turning to Microsoft’s OneDrive you’ll find 7GB for free, 50GB for $25, 100GB for $50 and 200GB for $100.

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For Android users, Google Drive was already an obvious choice due to just how well it works with the platform. Now with the new pricing, a good thing just became even better. What do you think of Google Drive’s latest pricing compared to other alternatives out there? Do you use a competing service, and if so, will the new pricing make you consider switching to Drive? Let us know what you think in the comments!

Comments

  • Jusephe

    It will be unlimited storage for free in not too distant future…. But they will stick an AD to every document for sure.

  • MasterMuffin

    Drive is too unreliable and slow for me to use it :/

    • Jayfeather787

      Huh. I’ve never had problems with it. Very fast and reliable, but I guess not everyone has it the same.

    • smokebomb

      I was having issues the other day but I think that had more to do with the size of the file I was streaming (2-4GB) than the service.

  • Phil Rigby

    Would be cool if you could back up your system to Drive – especially if it can be encrypted too…. a full system backup for $1.99 a month. I’d buy it.

    • Shark Bait

      You can!

      • Phil Rigby

        I’m sure there’ll be something in the T&C’s to try and stop me from uploading my Adult Entertainment files :-)

        • Shark Bait

          Sure you can, its encrypted!! Go nuts Lol!!!

          • Corey Watford

            How do you do backups?

          • Shark Bait

            are you rooted?

          • Phil Rigby

            I meant computer backups, not phone, but if you are rooted and have Titanium on there, you can back up your phone system to Drive (or Dropbox too if you prefer)

  • MY

    Daaaaaamn! 2$ for 100TB per month? This is way more then a bargain. Will register + my already 15 gigs from gmail ;-) Way to go #Google

    • Tuấn Ankh

      you just made the deal 1000 times sweeter., lol.

    • MadCowOnAStick

      yeah, $2 for 100TB. totally.

      • MasterMuffin

        But GB = TB right? ;)

  • systemupdate

    I think they would have attracted more people with $9.99 for a year for 100GB.

  • Otto Andersson

    I was going to switch to Dropbox because they support Linux with their application, but no other online storage can compete with this. I was already paying ten bucks a month and my Drive storage basically went up 500%.

    This severely decreases the value of the Chromebook Pixel though :p

  • Winston Purnomo

    MIcrosoft ain’t got shit on this.

  • Nelson Guttman

    Sweet Jesus!! That’s hell of a bargain.. Wow! What I’m actually interested in knowing is what happens to the data if we don’t pay up for a month.. Does anybody know?