The secondary storage manufacturer, Western Digital (WD) has introduced its redesigned My Passport Ultra portable hard drives in India. The redesigned portable hard drives come with improved backup software, new color variants and with new personalisation options.
The new My Passport Ultra hard drives are available for sale in 500 GB, 1 TB, 2 TB and 3 TB storage variants and featured with a 256-bit AES hardware encryption. Meanwhile, the device is available in Classic Black, Brilliant White, Wild Berry and Noble Blue color variants.
“With more data being stored than ever before, it’s critical to have a reliable external storage solution that you can carry everywhere,” said Khalid Wani, Director, Content Solutions Business for WD in India, Middle East, and Africa during the launch. “The latest generation My Passport Ultra drives deliver an easier automatic backup experience and hardware-based encryption for security.”
“If your My Passport Ultra falls into the wrong hands, the 256-bit AES hardware encryption protects users’ files, folders, photos, videos and music with a password known only to them,” stated in an official release.
The USB 3.0 compatibility provided in the portable drive enables the user to make fast data transfer rates of up to 5 gigabits per second while being backwardly compatible with USB 2.0.
My Passport Ultra drives are priced at Rs 4,750 for 1TB and Rs 7,550 for 2TB variant, in addition with 3-years of manufacturer warranty.