WD, the market leader in storage solutions has updated its plug and play My Passport HDD for the Indian market. Offering a plug and play like seamless experience, the new HDD features WD Backup software that will identify the existing backed files and will initiate a backup of the new data.
This latest generation of the My Passport line is claimed to be up to 30% smaller than its predecessor while offering a higher storage capacity. The My Passport drive is formatted for Windows 10 and features a USB 3.0 connector that is compatible with USB 2.0. The one for Mac is formatted for macOS and has a USB-C connector to deliver plug-and-play storage out of the box.
WD storage devices are manufactured at various locations including Malaysia, China, and Thailand. While the company does not have a manufacturing site in India, it has an R&D facility with over 2700 employees in the country. So far the company hasn’t faced any supply issues in the country due to Coronavirus.
For content protection, the drive features WD Discovery software for WD Security (password protection and 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption), social media and cloud storage import (like Facebook, Dropbox and Google Drive) and WD Drive Utilities. And the WD Backup software helps in taking backup of all photos, videos, music, and documents. And will be available in 1TB all the way up to 5TB capacities, priced at INR 4,499 up to INR 10,999, respectively.