WD’s My Passport SSD keeps holiday memories safe with Black Friday deals on portable storage

Now that we’re heading into the holiday season, you’re going to want to help keep precious photos and videos safe after recording them on your phone or camera. Well, that’s just where the My Passport SSD™ from WD comes into play. Available in four storage sizes, ranging from 500GB to 4TB3, this portable drive is ready to help keep all of your favorite documents, photos, and videos safer and always at the ready. You can now get up to $130 off on select models for a limited time as part of Western Digital’s Black Friday sales now Cyber Monday.

Pricing starts at $120 with up to $130 in savings available

Pricing starts at $120 for the 500GB model of WD’s My Passport SSD, and you’ll find that the 2TB and 4TB3 models of this drive are available at $130 off. For the higher storage options, that makes now a great time to invest in a portable SSD that will be with you for years to come.

Up to 4TB of storage available

Whether you have years upon years of photos to store or just what you take around the holidays, WD has your back. There are four storage options available for WD’s My Passport SSD, including 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB3. Each model is the same physical size, which makes it easy to have as much storage as you need in your bag at all times.

USB-C means no dongle is required

Most computers these days at least have a single USB-C port, while some have only USB-C. Well, either way, WD’s My Passport SSD will work thanks to its USB 3.2 Gen 1 USB-C connection. This delivers both Windows and macOS compatibility without a dongle required. It’s even compatible with the latest iPad models (that have USB-C ports) and should work just fine with Chromebook as well, though formatting may be required here. However, if you have a legacy device that doesn’t have USB-C, then WD includes a USB-A adapter so you can be up and going as soon as it arrives, no further purchases required.

Enjoy up to 1000MB/s1 transfer speeds

The USB 3.2 Gen 1 interface allows for break-neck speeds for a portable drive. You’ll find up to 1,000MB/s transfer rates here1. Compare that to old traditional hard drives or even some other SSDs, and WD’s My Passport SSD stands out from the pack with blazing-fast speeds. This means you’ll be able to get more work done in less time, so you can spend more precious moments with family and less behind a computer screen.

Help protect your data from prying eyes

WD also includes both software and hardware encryption2 layers to keep your data safe and sound. TWD also includes both software and hardware encryption2 layers to help keep your data safe and sound. This means you can set a password to help prevent your data from unauthorized access, , giving you peace of mind that private documents, photos, and videos won’t fall into the wrong hands.

1 As used for transfer rate, 1 MB/s = one million bytes per second.  Based on internal testing; performance may vary depending upon host device, usage conditions, and other factors. 

2 Internet activation required.

3 As used for storage capacity, 1GB = one billion bytes and 1TB = one trillion bytes. Actual user capacity may be less depending on operating environment.

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