WD has introduced the new, redesigned My Passport Ultra portable hard drives and My Passport for Mac drives.
With the My Passport line now in its seventh generation, the My Passport Ultra and My Passport for Mac portable hard drives are now available in capacities up to 3TB and in four colors: black, white, wild berry, and blue. WD is also introducing a new optional accessory – the WD Grip Pack – a soft band, available in a variety of colors, which encircles the drive. It offers consumers a way to personalize their My Passport drives.
My Passport Ultra portable drives come in 3TB, 2TB, 1TB and 500GB capacities and feature 256-bit AES hardware encryption.. USB 3.0 compatibility provides fast data transfer rates of up to 5 gigabits per second, while being backwardly compatible with USB 2.0. My Passport for Mac portable drives are available in capacities of 3TB, 2TB, 1TB and also feature 256-bit AES hardware encryption with USB 3.0 connectivity.
Sold separately, the WD Grip Pack accessory for My Passport Ultra is available in five colors (smoke, slate, grape, sky and fuchsia) and, when wrapped around one of the four colors of My Passport Ultra drives, enables consumers to create a total of 20 possible color combinations. The WD Grip Pack comes with a color-matched 18-inch flat USB 3.0 cable.
My Passport Ultra and My Passport for Mac portable drives are available today in the WD store at wdstore.com and at select retailers. My Passport Ultra and My Passport for Mac have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) ranging from US$79.99 up to $199.99 depending on capacity (the 3TB capacity is due next month). The WD Grip Pack accessories will be available in June and will have an MSRP of $12.99.