The Best Portable Blu Ray Writer 2018 (Buyer’s Guide)

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This list of the best portable blu ray writer is based on real tests. We took into consideration the most important factors of portable blu ray writer in order to find models with the best price/quality ratio. We also suggest you to make additional research juts to be sure that you are buying the most suitable portable blu ray writer for you.

The current market offers thousands of various portable blu ray writer. It is really hard to choose the best one from such a big selection. To speed up the process of buying a portable blu ray writer, feel free to use the list with out picks.

10 Best Portable Blu Ray Writer of 2018

Rating Image Name and Features Details
5.0
Lg 6x Wp50nb40 Slim Portable Blu-ray Writer 1. Lg 6x Wp50nb40 Slim Portable Blu-ray Writer (Editor’s Choice)
Intel e6400 or higher (core2duo p8600 2.4ghz or higher recommended), 1gb ram or larger.
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4.5
Pioneer BDR-XS06 Blu-Ray 6X DVD CD USB 3.0 Slim External Slot Burner 2. Pioneer BDR-XS06 Blu-Ray 6X DVD CD USB 3.0 Slim External Slot Burner
Drive supports bdxl format.
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4.3
Osst Usb3.0 Slim External 6x Blu-ray Bd Cd Dvd Rw Rom Writer 3. Osst Usb3.0 Slim External 6x Blu-ray Bd Cd Dvd Rw Rom Writer (Most Durable)
24x cd, 8x dvd, 6x blu-ray / write speed.
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4.3
Pioneer Bdr-xs06 Slim Portable Blu-ray Writer 4. Pioneer Bdr-xs06 Slim Portable Blu-ray Writer
Blu-ray playback requires additional software.
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3.8
LeaningTech Upgrade Version Portable Ultra Slim External CD DVD Blu-Ray Drive 5. LeaningTech Upgrade Version Portable Ultra Slim External CD DVD Blu-Ray Drive
Connects via usb 3.0, up to 10 times (5gbps) faster than usb 2.0 (480 mbps).
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3.5
External Blu Ray DVD Drive Burner USB 3.0 Blu Ray Player 6. External Blu Ray DVD Drive Burner USB 3.0 Blu Ray Player
No need another program to play cd/dvd disc, you just plug and play directly on the mac dvd player and windows 7 media player(not include win 8, 10).
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3.5
Pioneer 6x BDR-XS06 Slim Portable Blu-ray Burner Bundle 7. Pioneer 6x BDR-XS06 Slim Portable Blu-ray Burner Bundle
Mac os x 10.6 -10.11 windows xp sp3, windows vista, windows7, windows8, windows8.1, windows10.
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3.3
Mthstec Universal Usb 3.0 External Blu-ray Burner Writer 8. Mthstec Universal Usb 3.0 External Blu-ray Burner Writer
Connects via usb 3.0, up to 10 times(5gbps) faster than usb 2.0 (480 mbps).
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3.3
LG 6x WP50NB40 Ultra Slim Portable Blu-ray Burner Bundle 9. LG 6x WP50NB40 Ultra Slim Portable Blu-ray Burner Bundle
M-disc uses a non-volatile rock-like data layer, which is more durable than reflective organic dye-based layers found in conventional discs.
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2.8
External CD Drive 10. External CD Drive (Best Classic Design)
Easy to install, -plug and play.
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№ 1. Lg 6x Wp50nb40 Slim Portable Blu-ray Writer, Supports M-disc and Bdxl (black, Retail Box)
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
5.0
LG 4328436958 8.5 x 8 x 2.8 inches 1.15 pounds
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Maximum bd dual layer (dl) burn speed at 6x and read speed at 6x. Maximum dvd dual layer (dl) burn speed at 6x and read speed at 8x. Cpu and ram requirements: intel e6400 or higher (core2duo p8600 2.4ghz or higher recommended).1gb ram or larger. Operating requirements: windows xp (sp 3 or higher), vista (32 bit.64 bit).7.8/8.1. Maximum burn speeds of 6x for bd-r.8x for dvd-r/+r and 24x for cd-r, maximum read speeds of 6x for bd-r.8x for dvd-r/+r and 24x for cd-r. Buffer size of 4mb with buffer under-run prevention function embedded.

 

 
Top Pros
Operating requirements
Buffer size
Maximum burn speeds
Maximum bd dual layer
Top Cons
It does not have serious flaws.
 

 

 
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Pioneer BDR-XS06 7.4 x 6.6 x 1.8 inches 14.4 ounces
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Buffer size of 4mb and usb 3.0/2.0 interface. Maximum bd dual layer (dl) burn speed at 6x and read speed at 6x. Maximum dvd dual layer (dl) burn speed at 6x and read speed at 8x. Bdxl supports 128gb quad layer and 100gb triple layer blu-ray media. Operating system: mac os x 10.6 -10.11 windows xp sp3, windows vista, windows7, windows8, windows8.1, windows10. Maximum burn speeds of 6x for bd-r.8x for dvd-r/+r and 24x for cd-r, maximum read speeds of 6x for bd-r.8x for dvd-r/+r and 24x for cd-r.

 

 
Top Pros
Buffer size
Maximum bd dual layer
Maximum burn speeds
Operating system
Drive supports bdxl format
Top Cons
May be too heavy for some people.
 

 

 
№ 3. Osst Usb3.0 Slim External 6x Blu-ray Bd Cd Dvd Rw Rom Writer Burner Drive Mac Pc Laptop Desktop Tray Loading Portable Enclosure Housing Box Caddy Case
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Durability
4/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
OSST U30BOXBDRW 0.8 x 5.9 x 5.9 inches 12 ounces
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Cautions: there are some cause of not compatible. Using power adapter with laptop, when the drive working, cpu require: intel i-series / amd a-series or high class ; dram require: 4gb or high. When apple laptop mac using with external power adapter blu-ray video must be use software to play, free download in os-store blog. Device type: usb3.0 tray loading blu-ray writer – free software application download user manual, technology, service, problem issue and more support in os-store blog. Read speed: 24x cd.8x dvd.6x blu-ray / write speed: 24x cd.8x dvd.6x blu-ray – using this superdrive for your ultrabook, netbook or pc, you can playback cd, dvd, blu-ray, which will give you perfect effect when you are watching dvd videos, installing software, or create backup discs, etc. Support system: windows 98, xp.2000, vista, win7, win8, win10, mac os, linux.

Easy to use and works imac macbook pro air and asus, acer, hp, dell, sony, lenovo, thinkpad, toshiba, samsung laptop and desktop tray loading.

 

 
Top Pros
Support system
Device type
Top Cons
Was not delivered in time.
 

 

 
№ 4. Pioneer Bdr-xs06 Slim Portable Blu-ray Writer Usb 3.0 Bd Dvd Cd 6x External Slot Burner (silver) for Mac + Bonus Microfiber Disc Cleaner Cloth
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Value
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Plethora7 BDR-XS06 5.3 x 5.3 x 0.7 inches 5.6 ounces
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Drive is compatible with mac os x 10.6 -10.11; windows xp sp3, vista.7.8.8.1.10 – (software is compatible with mac only; blu-ray playback requires additional software). Store more data with up to 156% more data storage capacity than a 50gb dual layer blu-ray disc. The bdxl format supports bdxl blu-ray media (including 128gb quad layer) and 100gb triple layer blu-ray disc – features 4mb cache. Toast lite software allows you to burn your files to cd, dvd, and blu-ray disc from a mac computer – blu-ray playback requires additional software. Auto quiet mode for noise-free playback – powerread provides smoother movie playback when a disc has fingerprints or minor scratches – pureread minimizes sound glitches during music playback.

Portable and fast, with a max write speed of 6x bd-r on single- and dual-layer discs.4x max write speed on bd-r triple- and quad-layer discs.

 

 
Top Pros
Toast lite software allows you
Drive is compatible
Store more data
Auto quiet mode
Top Cons
Has an uncomfortable construction.
The price is not exceptionally high, but there are many cheaper options.
 

 

 
№ 5. LeaningTech Upgrade Version Portable Ultra Slim External CD DVD Blu-Ray Drive, Disc Player, Writer, Burner and Super Drive for Mac, Windows, Vista, Usb 3.0, Aluminum Alloy Shell (silver)
 

Ease of use
4/5
 

Versatility
2/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
LEANINGTECH 4328723830 1.15 pounds
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External usb 3.0 and power supply interface: connects via usb 3.0, up to 10 times (5gbps) faster than usb 2.0 (480 mbps). No driver needed, plug and play. Odd & hdd interchange enclosure. Besides, the upgraded leaningtech blu-ray drive is equipped with power supply interface, which is more suitable for laptop. High speed: capture all the excitement of blu-ray with the 6x bd-rom reader that offers for smooth playback. Besides, burn more discs in less time with 8x dvd-max writing speed. Portable: the upgraded leaningtech blu-ray drive weighs 0.88 lbs and measures 5.98.5.71.0.71 inches, which is super portable for you to take it anywhere with you. Better quality: aluminum shell, light and long using life. The upgraded leaningtech blu-ray drive is absolutely brand new, it adopts high quality inner mechanisms like panasonic, lg, pioneer, etc(vary with the batch). Play in peace, through rigorous testing; ensure a more durable and better performance than other similar products at a lower price.

Great compatibility: supports 3d blu-ray disc playback, read blu-ray dvd cd & write on cd dvd; support win98/me/2000/xp, visata, win7, win8, win10, mac os 8.6/higher; compatible perfectly with idvd, itunes, iphoto, photos, finder burning, dvd studio pro, and apple dvd player.

 

 
Top Pros
Better quality
Great compatibility
Top Cons
Not suitable for long work.
 

 

 
№ 6. External Blu Ray DVD Drive Burner USB 3.0 Blu Ray Player for Laptop Macbook Pro Air- Portable External Usb Bd Cd Dvd Drive for Apple Mac Windows 10 8 7
 

Ease of use
2/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Holihifi 5.9 x 5.5 x 0.5 inches 12.5 ounces
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Holihifi usb external blu ray dvd drive/player/burner/writer for laptop are compatible with windows 10/8/7, macbook pro, air. Need a blu-ray software to play blu-ray discs or 4k blu-ray discs, eg, leawo is a nice free blu-ray player for pc, and ideer blu-ray player, cyberlink powerdvd are also highly recommended. No need another program to play cd/dvd disc, you just plug and play directly on the mac dvd player and windows 7 media player(not include win 8.10). And no matter what the system your laptop is, you can play dvd movies on some common playback software, eg, vlc. The strong error-correcting and noise-reduction technology ensure the stability of your blu-ray drive while burning and reading.

Minimalist aluminum alloy casting, stable working performance and long service life.

 

 
Top Pros
The strong error-correcting
Holihifi usb external blu ray dvd drive/player/burner/writer
No need another program
Need a blu-ray software
Minimalist aluminum alloy casting
Top Cons
The housing looks too cheap despite the price.
The price is not exceptionally high, but there are many cheaper options.
 

 

 
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Durability
2/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Produplicator FBA-Pioneer-BDR-XS06-BD-1pk 12.4 x 8.7 x 2.3 inches 1.25 pounds
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Write and read speeds of 6x for bd-r.8x for dvd-r.24x for cd-r. Bd dual layer (dl) burn speed at 6x and read speed at 6x. Dvd dual layer (dl) burn speed at 6x and read speed at 8x. Pioneer external burner bundle includes a 1 pack m-disc bd. Pioneer external burner operating system supports: mac os x 10.6 -10.11 windows xp sp3, windows vista, windows7, windows8, windows8.1, windows10. Roxio toast lite supports only mac os. M-disc uses a non-volatile rock-like data layer, which is more durable than reflective organic dye-based layers found in conventional dvds. It allows permanent data storage lasting up to 1000 years.

 

 
Top Pros
Pioneer external burner operating system supports
Roxio toast lite supports only mac os
Pioneer external burner bundle includes a 1 pack m-disc bd
M-disc uses a non-volatile rock-like data layer
Top Cons
Handles may break if you push them too hard.
 

 

 
№ 8. Mthstec Universal Usb 3.0 External Blu-ray Burner Writer with 3d Blu-ray Disc Playback and Odd Hdd Interchangeable Case, Silver
 

Ease of use
2/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Durability
2/5
 

Value
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
MthsTec ODP1202SU3C 5.9 x 5.7 x 0.7 inches 1 pounds
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Latest premium burning technology. Capture all the excitement of blu-ray with the 6x bd-rom reader that offers for smooth playback. Burn more discs in less time with 6x bd-max writing speed. Quiet operation, not disturb you while you are watching videos. With a 3.5.1.3mm power-up dc port. Adopt high quality inner mechanisms like panasonic, lg, pioneer, etc(vary with the batch). Through rigorous testing, ensure a more durable and better performance than other similar products at a lower price. Supports 3d blu-ray disc playback, read blu-ray dvd cd & write on bd cd dvd. External – connects via usb 3.0, up to 10 times(5gbps) faster than usb 2.0 (480 mbps). No driver needed, plug and play.

 

 
Top Pros
50 days money-back
All-round blu-ray writer
Latest premium burning technology
Odd & hdd interchange case
Top Cons
Hard to transport.
 

 

 
№ 9. LG 6x WP50NB40 Ultra Slim Portable Blu-ray Burner Bundle with 100gb Bdxl Disc and Cyberlink Burning Software
 

Ease of use
2/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Produplicator 4328436966 8.6 x 7.2 x 2.1 inches 15.2 ounces
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Maximum burn speeds of 6x for bd-r.8x for dvd-r/+r and 24x for cd-r, maximum read speeds of 6x for bd-r.8x for dvd-r/+r and 24x for cd-r. Maximum bd dual layer (dl) burn speed at 6x and read speed at 6x. Maximum dvd dual layer (dl) burn speed at 6x and read speed at 8x. Buffer size of 4mb with buffer under-run prevention function embedded. Operating requirements: mac os x (10.7.5 or higher), windows xp (sp 3 or higher), vista.7.8/8. Cpu and ram requirements: pentium iv (2.4ghz or higher).1gb ram or larger. M-disc uses a non-volatile rock-like data layer, which is more durable than reflective organic dye-based layers found in conventional discs. Writing onto m-discs using an m-disc supported drive allows permanent data storage lasting up to 1000 years.

Bundle of lg external burner and a 1 pack of blu-ray 100gb bdxl.

 

 
Top Pros
Operating requirements
M-disc uses a non-volatile rock-like data layer
Buffer size
Maximum burn speeds
Top Cons
Looks awful.
 

 

 
№ 10. External CD Drive, Gipow Usb 3.0 Slim External Dvd Drive, Upgrade Aluminum Cd Dvd-rw Drive Writer Burner High Speed Data Transfer for Laptop Desktop Macbook Mac Os Windows10 8 7 Xp Vista
 

Ease of use
2/5
 

Versatility
2/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
2.8
GIPOW 0.8 ounces
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100% risk free purchase, – gipow cd drive with 100% brand new dvd loader voltage stabilization system, avoid high or low voltage lead to the drive can not use or damage the computer. With 90 days product replacement or refund if you are not satisfied. Strong compatibility, – the material is aluminum. With grinding surface finish, this cd/dvd writer/burner is fashionable. This dvd external drives is ideal for various devices. Compatible with windows 2000/ xp/ 2003/ vista/ 7/ 8/ 10, linux, mac os 8.6, mac10 os, laptop, notebook, pc, desktop computer and other system. Easy to install, -plug and play. Don’t need to install software to set for driver. Adopted advanced 9.5mm internal chip, dvd-rw burner supports playing music, movies or copying/burning movies and music to dvd or cd. Download player software(vlc, gom or mpc-hc) to play dvd if it can’t play dvd. High performance, – this external dvd drive for laptop adopted advanced chip, support cd, cd-r, cd-rw, dvd-rw, dvd r, dvd r dl, dvd rw and dvd-ram, it features strong error-correcting ability, anti-shock and noise reduction technology, low power consumption, no external adapter needed, bring you a better experience.

Usb 3.0 interface, – gipow external dvd drive uses advanced usb 3.0 technology high speed interface with strong fault tolerace, provide more faster and stable data transfer speed. You can take it anywhere with slim, lightweight, compact, portable size. It is backwards compatible with usb 2.0 and usb 1.1.

 

 
Top Pros
Usb 3.0 interface
100% risk free purchase
High performance
Easy to install
Strong compatibility
Top Cons
Professionals will not find it useful.
 

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