Expanding on its popular portable storage offerings, WD (NYSE: WDC) introduced
its new My Passport Elite Portable USB Drives which are designed to make it easy
to securely carry thousands of songs, videos or photos. Weighing in at less than
5 ounces and available in capacities of 320 and 250 GB, the new My Passport Elite
drives are small enough to fit in a pocket.
to the small footprint, these drives are USB-bus powered, which eliminates the
need for an external power adapter.
Unique features of the new My Passport Elite Portable USB Drives include:
· Capacity gauge that enables users to know at-a-glance how much space is
· Powerful automatic backup software lets users designate files and folders
for automatic and continuous backup;
· Synchronization software that lets users sync their changes and protect
their information with 128-bit encryption;
· Retrieve forgotten files from any MioNet-enabled PC (compatible with Windows®
only) and copy them to My Passport Elite with MioNet installed allowing users
to retrieve forgotten files from the road using the unique MioNet Key software;
· Available in four elegant, soft-touch colors: bronze, titanium, westminster
blue and cherry red;
· Industry-leading 5-year limited warranty; and,
· Plug-and-play capability with gaming consoles to make it easy to play
music and view photos and video files on a TV.
WD's My Passport Elite USB Drives are available now at select retail stores
and from WD's online store (www.shopwd.com).
MSRP for the My Passport Elite USB Drive with 250 GB capacity is $169.99 USD and
the My Passport Elite 320 GB is $199.99 USD.