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WD Unveils Redesigned My Passport & My Book Hard Drive

11 November 2016 – Western Digital Corporation today introduced the modern redesigned My PassportMy Passport for Mac, and My Book hard drive lines, which have been highly recognized leading sellers for more than a decade.

In partnership with fuseproject, an award-winning industrial design and branding firm, the reimagined products were built with the customer in mind. Developed to help make a connection between the device and user, the new drives also include password protection and hardware encryption so customers will love their hard drive as much as they cherish the content stored on it.

 

The Redesigned My Passport, My Passport for Mac, and My Book

The redesigned My Passport drives will come in six vivid colors – Black, Yellow, Red, White, Orange and Blue – while still providing reliable portable storage that perfectly complements an on-the-go lifestyle. The My Passport for Mac drive is available in a stylish Black color.

The trusted desktop storage device, My Book, combines personal style with a massive amount of storage space, up to 8 TB, so users can keep their photos, videos, music, and documents. Each storage device comes with an automatic backup solution for a seamless, user-friendly process, as well as password protection to keep your precious data safe.

The new WD products include:

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  • My Passport portable hard drives – trusted and loved portable storage, in a reimagined design, that fits in the palm of your hand.
    • New attractive design with textured bottom
    • Password protection with 256-bit AES hardware encryption
    • Automatic backup with included WD Backup software
    • Up to 4TB capacity
    • My Passport for Mac drives – your MacBook computer’s best friend
    • New attractive design with textured bottom
    • Password protection with 256-bit AES hardware encryption
    • Formatted for Mac OS X and Time Machine ready for easy backup
    • Up to 4TB capacity
  • My Book desktop hard drive – trusted, high capacity backup for PC and Mac
    • Password protection with hardware encryption
    • Automatic backup with included WD Backup software
    • Up to 8TB capacity

 

Pricing and Availability

My Passport and My Passport for Mac portable hard drives are protected by a 2-year limited warranty and is distributed by Eternal Asia (M) Sdn Bhd in Malaysia.

My Passport drives have a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of 1TB at RM279 / ~US$69, 2TB at RM409 / ~US$99, 3TB at RM569 / ~US$139 and 4TB at RM709 / ~US$169, while the My Passport for Mac drive has a MSRP of RM319 / ~US$79 for 1TB, RM475 / ~US$109 for 2TB, RM709 / ~US$169 for 3TB and RM739 / ~US$179 for 4TB.

My Book desktop hard drives are protected by a 2-year limited warranty and is distributed by Eternal Asia (M) Sdn Bhd in Malaysia. My Book drives have a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of 3TB for RM519 / ~US$129, 4TB for RM639 / ~US$159, 6TB for RM1,009 / ~US$249, 8TB for RM1,319 / ~US$329 and 10TB for RM1,599 / ~US$399.

 

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WD My Passport Ultra 4TB Portable Drive Launched

01 August 2016 – Western Digital Corporation today announced the launch of its My Passport Ultra, and upcoming My Passport for Mac portable hard drives, with up to 4TB capacity, filling the need for people to physically carry massive personal collections of videos, photos and other content with them, in a device roughly the size of a smartphone.

The perfect blend of style and functionality, these My Passport portable hard drives meet the needs of today’s consumers with features people love like easy-to-use backup software, password protection and portable style in multiple colors, coupled with USB 3.0 connectivity.

Perfect for students, business people and general consumers on-the-go who prefer to carry their device with them, these My Passport portable hard drives are dependable, with easy-to-use WD Backup automatic backup software with cloud-ready Dropbox integration and 256-bit AES hardware encryption with password protection to help safeguard against unauthorized drive access. With these My Passport drives, it’s now easier than ever to have a content protection plan that fits everyone’s busy life.

“The increasingly mobile lifestyle has consumers capturing their lives with smartphones and high-resolution cameras, growing their personal content collections and creating demand for even more storage capacity,” says Sven Rathjen, vice president of marketing, content solutions, Western Digital. “At WD, we’re committed to providing our consumers with space to take their digital lives with them through high-capacity and high-quality devices.”

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My Passport Ultra 4TB Pricing and Availability

My Passport Ultra 4TB portable hard drives have a 3-year limited warranty and are available at select retailers and distributed by Eternal Asia (M) Sdn Bhd in Malaysia. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the My Passport Ultra 4TB is RM699 / ~US$175.

 

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