Western Digital Corp. today introduced the new WD brand My Passport SSD in capacities up to 2TB. With a sleek, compact metal design and blazing fast speeds powered by NVMe technology, the new palm-sized drive allows home and business users to save, access and protect the content that matters.
Built for Everyday Creators
Now more than ever, consumers are looking to empower their productivity by keeping their files and increasingly large content libraries with them. Creators can move and edit high-quality content nearly twice as fast with the new My Passport SSD compared to the previous version of the drive, saving time to do more. Whether on a laptop or desktop while at home, in the office or on the go, professionals can reliably store their data on this 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 colors, including Gray, 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 6.5 feet (1.98m).
· 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.
Pricing and Availability
The My Passport SSD is backed by a five-year limited warranty and is available in 500GB and 1TB capacities in Gray starting today at Laz Mall, Shopee Mall and select retailers including Viewnet and Sri Computers. Additional colors and capacities will be available later this year. The new drive has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP in MYR) of RM599/500GB, RM1,069/1TB and RM1,999/2TB, respectively.