Western Digital Adds 320GB My Passport Elite Portable USB Drive

Western Digital 320GB My Passport Elite Portable USB Drive

Western Digital has expanded its lineup of portable storage drives with the addition of the new My Passport Elite Portable USB drive. With up to 320GB, this new portable drive is ideal for the digital photographer who needs a storage back-up in the field, or those times when you need to transport large amounts of files to clients.

Western Digital My Passport Elite Portable USB Drive

The company said the new USB drive features a luxurious, soft-touch finish that makes these drives easy to grip, comfortable to hold, and fashionable to carry. At less than 5 ounces, the new My Passport Elite drives are small enough to fit in a pocket for consumers on the go.

Other unique features of the new My Passport Elite Portable USB Drives:

• Capacity gauge that enables users to know at-a-glance how much space is available;
• 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.

Western Digital’s My Passport Elite USB Drives are available now at suggested retail prices of $170 for the 250GB model and $200 for the 320GB version.

[Site: Western Digital]

Published by Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.