Western Digital Unveils New My Passport External Hard Drives

Western Digital introduces a new set of products to add to its external hard drive line, but what piqued our interest is their passport sized drives that now come with USB 3.0. The My Passport Essential and My Passport Essential SE also come with high storage capacities up to 1TB. These hard drives feature automatic backup function, password protection, and are also compatible with USB 2.0 devices.

My Passport Essential is available in a 500GB capacity as well as in five colors: Midnight Black, Cool Silver, Real Red, Pacific Blue, and Arctic White. Meanwhile, My Passport Essential SE are available in 750GB and 1TB capacities. It also comes in five colors stated prior. These passport-sized drives get its power from connecting to the USB, therefore eliminating the need for a separate power source.

My Passport Essential portable hard drives are now available at authorized retailers. My Passport Essential costs US$99.99, while price for the SE drive ranges from $129.99 to $169.99.

Source: Engadget

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