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Western Digital India has launched the company's latest portable storage drives- My Book and My Passport in India, starting at a price of Rs. 13,050 and Rs. 7,980 respectively. The hard drives will be available on all leading WD partners and online stores in the country.
While My Book is targeted to desktop users, My Passport is designed keeping in the mind the portability and ease of use for consumers who likes to carry the world with them.
The portable hard drive offers both cloud storage and 256-AES hardware encryption and easily fits in your pocket. My Passport storage capacities start from 1TB and goes up to 4TB.
Here are 5 reasons that makes My Passport a great on-the-go storage product for students and professionals.
Portable and Easy to Carry
My Passport is extremely portable and easy to carry. The portable hard drive is designed to fit in the palm of your hand, measures 4.33-inch x 3.21-inch (Width x Depth) and can be easily carried around in a pocket or a bag.
Moreover, with an overall weight of 250g, My Passport feels very light in everyday usage.
Western Digital has collaborated with fuseproject, an external design and branding firm founded by the legendary Yves Behar, to design portable hard drives. The outcome is a sleek and appealing portable hard drive that complements your Macbook, Surface Pro and other Ultrabooks in the market. The drives have a full plastic enclosure with textured and glossy finish. Despite a glossy finish, the drives do not attract fingerprints and smudges easily.
My Passport drive is available in four colour options including White, Black, Red, Blue.
Back Up Automatically
My Passport drive comes equipped with WD Backup software, which is easy to use and backs up your photos, videos, music and important documents on cloud.
You can set the backup to run automatically by setting the time and frequency to back up important files from your system onto your My Passport drive.
Password Protection with Hardware Encryption
One of the best things about My Passport portable drive is its built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption feature. When equipped with WD Security software, the storage drive helps keep your content private and safe. You just need to activate password protection and set your own personalized password. Post that everything you store in the drive is encrypted and makes it harder for anyone wanting to steal your data.
You can also add a "return-if-found" message as the password prompt to help your My Passport drive find its way back to you if it ever accidentally gets left behind.
Ease of use and Compatible with a variety of Operating Systems
My Passport is fairly easy to use. The portable hard drive has one USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0 port to connect it with your PC. The package includes a USB 3.0 USB cable and the drive is compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Mac OS X and other operating systems. My Passport comes in 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB storage options at a price of Rs. 7,980, Rs. 11,910 and Rs 17,140 respectively.