WD has announced availability of its My Passport Slim line of portable hard drives, the first thin drives to offer up to 2TB capacity, a sleek metal enclosure, and 256-bit hardware-based encryption. The new drives include WD SmartWare Pro data protection software that enables easy back up of data to the My Passport Slim, and optionally an additional copy to Dropbox.
The My Passport Slim measures a scan 4.33 x 3.14 x 0.48-inches*, and comes in 1TB and 2TB capacities. (*measurements for 1TB. The 2TB measures 4.33 x 3.14 x 0.7-inches).
The new drive family features super-fast USB 3.0 connectivity for quick transfer speeds.
Pricing and Availability
My Passport Slim hard drives are protected by a 3-year limited warranty and are available from selected retailers. In Malaysia, My Passport Slim hard drives are distributed by Amble Action Sdn Bhd and Eternal Asia Sdn Bhd. My Passport Slim 1TB sells for RM309 (SRP), while the 2TB sells for RM489 (SRP).