Exclusive WD SmartWare™ Pro Data Protection with Local and Cloud Storage Backup via Dropbox Provides ‘Ultimate Mobile Storage Solution’
India – January 14, 2014 – WD®, a Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) company, today announced the availability of its My Passport® Slim™ line of portable hard drives, the first thin drives to offer up to 2 TB capacity, a metal enclosure, and 256-bit hardware-based encryption. The included WD SmartWare Pro data protection software allows users to back up their data to their My Passport Slim and keep an extra copy in their Dropbox account for added peace-of-mind. The software also lets users back up their Dropbox1 account to the My Passport Slim. These features make the My Passport Slim an ideal choice for protecting, storing, and enjoying digital content on the go.
Available in 1 TB and 2 TB capacities, the My Passport Slim measures a scant 4.33 x 3.14 x 0.48-inches*, giving mobile consumers an easy and convenient way to transport their favorite music, movies, photos and documents.
*Measurement for 1TB. 2TB measures 4.33 x 3.14 x 0.7-inches
The My Passport Slim also incorporates super-fast USB 3.0 connectivity for quick transfer speeds of high resolution digital files.
“WD’s My Passport Slim is the ultimate storage device for today’s mobile consumers,” explained Subroto Das, Director – India & South Asia, WD, “Its contemporary metal exterior, increased file protection features and enhanced portability makes it a must have solution for safeguarding digital data.”
Pricing and Availability
The My Passport Slim 1 TB has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of Rs 6,999 (including taxes). All My Passport Slim drives are protected by a 3-year limited on-site warranty. The My Passport Slim 2TB will be available in India soon.