Western Digital takes the wraps off new portable hard drives with an updated design


Today, Western Digital announced a refreshed line of its popular My Passport Portable Hard Drives. A new design and six colors – red, black, white, orange, blue and yellow – highlight its latest storage solution. There are two options in today’s announcement, one is designed for general storage on PC-friendly devices (Xbox One, etc) while the other is made specifically for Macs (in the black coloring only). Both feature the new textured design, up to 4TB capacity and 256-bit AES hardware encryption. Pricing starts at $80 for the 1TB model and it tops out at 4TB for $160.

Alongside today’s portable announcement is also a new My Book Desktop series that will ship in up to 8TB capacities. The 3TB model starts at $130 before topping out at $300. All of Western Digital’s new devices include a two-year warranty.

My Passport is the trusted, portable storage that perfectly complements your on-the-go lifestyle. Designed to fit in the palm of your hand, there’s plenty of space to store a massive amount of photos, videos, music and documents. Perfectly paired with WD Backup software and password protection, the My Passport drive helps keep your files safe. Equipped with WD Backup software so you can automatically back up photos, videos, music and documents. Set it to your schedule. Just pick the time and frequency.

Source: WD

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