Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC), recently announced the new WD® brand My PassportTM SSD in capacities of up to 2TB in a sleek and compact metal design, powered by NVMe™ technology, giving users blazing fast speeds in the new palm-sized drive, suitable for home and business users to save, access and protect their valuable content and data that matters most to them.
“The new My Passport SSD delivers the speed, reliability and functionality consumers have come to expect from us,” said Susan Park, vice president, Consumer Solutions, Western Digital. “It is a powerful and sophisticated solution for the everyday content creators, curators and hobbyists who need to move files quickly. The rounded corners, waving ridges and soft edges enhance the My Passport SSD’s portability and make it easy to carry, yet also distinctly recognisable as a member within WD’s award-winning My Passport product line-up.”
Built for Everyday Creators
For creators on the move, a portable SSD is able to empower them and improve their productivity, keeping their large content libraries and working files with them. Creators can move and edit high-quality content nearly twice as fast with the new WD My Passport SSD as compared to the previous version of the drive, saving them valuable and precious time to create more content. Whether you are using it on a laptop or desktop while at home or in the office or on the move, professionals can trust and reliably store their data on this portable WD My Passport SSD drive.
The New Look of SSD Performance
WD’s My Passport SSD is designed from the ground up to provide reliable performance and a touch of luxury, inside and out. The bold metal design is both stylish and durable. It feels great in the hand and fits comfortably in a bag or pocket, enabling consumers to bring their content wherever life takes them and keep productivity flowing. Available in a range of modern colours, including Grey, Blue, Red and Gold, consumers can choose the drive that best fits their style.
The new My Passport SSD offers the technical features users need and want, including:
- Blazing fast NVMe technology with read speeds of up to 1050MB/s and write speeds of up to 1000MB/s.
- Password enabled 256-bit AES hardware encryption to help protect valuable content simply.
- Featuring shock and vibration resistance and drop resistant up to 1.98 meters (6.5 feet).
- Included software to make it easy to back up large files to your drive or a cloud service account.
- USB 3.2 Gen-2 technology with a USB-C™ cable and a USB-A adaptor.
- Ready to use out of the box and compatible with Mac® and PC.
Portable storage such as new WD® brand My PassportTM SSD portable SSD is important and crucial for your personal and business needs and usage. I always recommend backing up your data, content and information across various devices and platforms, having a portable SSD such as the WD My Passport SSD is a great portable backup to have with you that can be easily carried around or stored in your home.
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Pricing and Availability
The new My Passport SSD is backed by a five-year limited warranty, and will be available starting 21 August 2020 for 500GB and 1TB in Grey at WD Official Stores on Lazada and Shopee, and selected retailers. Additional colours and capacities will be available later this year. My Passport SSD has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP in SGD) of $189 for 500GB, $329 for 1TB and $599 for 2TB respectively.
* Information and picture courtesy of Western Digital Public Relations *