G-Technology 1TB G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C External Hard Drive (Space Gray)

BH #GT0G10265 • MFR #0G10265-1
G-Technology 1TB G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C External Hard Drive (Space Gray)
Key Features
  • 1TB Storage Capacity
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C Interface
  • Up to 140 MB/s Data Transfer Speed
  • Bus Powered
Designed for those who need portable storage for their photos, videos, music, documents, and more, the space gray 1TB G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C External Hard Drive from G-Technology provides users with 1TB of plug-and-play storage and a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C interface that supports data transfer speeds of up to 140 MB/s. It comes preformatted HFS+ for macOS 10.11 and later and can also be used with Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 via a simple reformat. The G-DRIVE mobile is compatible with the Thunderbolt 3 interface, is powered solely using the USB or Thunderbolt bus, and comes housed in an aluminum case. Included is a USB Type-C to USB Type-C cable and a USB Type-C to USB Type-A cable that are compatible with USB 3.1 Gen 1, which is also known as USB 3.0. Protection is provided by a limited 3-year warranty.
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G-Technology mobile External HDD Overview

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Designed for those who need portable storage for their photos, videos, music, documents, and more, the space gray 1TB G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C External Hard Drive from G-Technology provides users with 1TB of plug-and-play storage and a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C interface that supports data transfer speeds of up to 140 MB/s. It comes preformatted HFS+ for macOS 10.11 and later and can also be used with Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 via a simple reformat. The G-DRIVE mobile is compatible with the Thunderbolt 3 interface, is powered solely using the USB or Thunderbolt bus, and comes housed in an aluminum case. Included is a USB Type-C to USB Type-C cable and a USB Type-C to USB Type-A cable that are compatible with USB 3.1 Gen 1, which is also known as USB 3.0. Protection is provided by a limited 3-year warranty.

General Features
Stylish, Aluminum Design
Featuring a sleek aluminum case, the G-DRIVE Mobile USB Type-C drive provides sturdy, portable storage designed to travel well and complement your computer.
All Your Favorite Media, Wherever You Are
With up to 1TB of storage, the G-DRIVE Mobile USB Type-C drive delivers portable storage so you can bring your favorite videos, photos, music, and documents virtually anywhere you go.
USB Type-C Ready / USB 3.1 Gen 1 and Thunderbolt 3 Compatible
Equipped with a USB Type-C interface, the G-DRIVE mobile uses the USB 3.1 Gen 1 bus, which is also known as USB 3.0. It is also compatible with the Thunderbolt 3 interface and includes both USB Type-C to Type-C and USB Type-C to Type-A cables.
Fast Transfer Rates
Equipped with a USB Type-C port, the G-DRIVE Mobile USB Type-C drive delivers transfer rates up to 140 MB/s to quickly back up and transfer your videos, photos, and documents.
Windows Compatible
You can make your G-Technology drive Windows compatible whether you're working with macOS or Windows.
G-Technology Brings ArmorLock App to Android
Enjoy next-generation security with the G-Technology ArmorLock SSD and the ArmorLock app-now available for Android devices. The app allows you to control access and manage users of the drive as well as track where the drive was last used. You can unlock the drive with your phone, work with multiple drives, access secure erase and self-formatting options, and more to keep your data secure.
G-UTILITIES
Windows Solutions
G-Tech is excited to introduce their Compatibility Solutions for Windows 10, 8.1 and 7. To improve the experience for Windows users, they have added a G-UTILITIES folder with compatibility solutions, which can be downloaded from their Windows landing page.
G-UTILITIES Includes
Instructions File
Explaining what each of the installers are and step-by-step instructions on how to install the HFS+ driver for Windows by Paragon or G-Technology Format Wizard.

HFS+ Driver for Windows by Paragon Install
By installing the HFS+ driver for Windows by Paragon on their Windows 10, 8.1 or 7 system, customers will be able to read/write to their G-Technology HFS+ formatted drive(s) from such PC, in addition to their Mac computer.

G-Technology Format Wizard
By installing the G-Technology Format Wizard, users can reformat their G-Technology HFS+ formatted drive to NTFS to be used with Windows-only systems. Please be aware that reformatting the drive to NTFS will erase all current data on the drive and it will no longer be compatible with macOS. Please be sure to back up all data prior to performing this install.

Learn More
An HTML file that will direct users to G-Technology's Windows Compatibility landing page.
UPC: 705487207019

G-Technology mobile External HDD Specs

Host ConnectionUSB-C 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1 or USB-A 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
Inputs/Outputs1 x USB-C (USB 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1)
Storage Capacity1 TB SATA 2.5" HDD
Read SpeedMaximum: 140 MB/s
Pre-FormatHFS+
External Enclosure
Cooling SystemNone
Environmental ResistanceNone
Drives SupportedNot Specified by Manufacturer
Electrical
Power SourceThunderbolt/USB Bus Power
DC Input Power5 VDC at 900 A
Environmental
Operating Temperature41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Operating Humidity5 to 80%
General
Dimensions4.3 x 3.2 x 0.4" / 10.9 x 8.1 x 1 cm
Weight0.3 lb / 0.14 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.635 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.3 x 4.75 x 1.8"

G-Technology mobile External HDD Reviews

Great product to pair with new iPad Pro

By Edmund
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-02-04

Bought drive to use with my new iPad Pro specifically to upload and create a secondary copy of photos and videos taken while on my frequent personal and professional travel. Works great for its intended purpose and is very durable. The Type-C connection is a bonus. Speed of transfer is phenomenal

Great drive - great price

By Sam
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-30

Gtech simply works - love this slim design and usbc port - great addition to always have with you.

Lots of room

By Thomas
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-30

This comes with both a USB cord for PC and Apple applications. Instructions to format the drive with either (or both IO). Works great out of the box. No problems

storage

By Edmund
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-30

item as described; solid drive storage after windows formatting

Good drives - quick

By Travis
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-30

These are good drives and relatively fast for spinning drives. Sustained over 100MB/s while filling it up. I ordered the max limit of them when they were on sale. .

I now have two.

By John
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-30

Bought the first one so I could consolidate all the images from a major ongoing photo project and I liked the convenience so much I got another to gather my writings and all the supporting articles and documents. They do just what they're supposed to do, weigh very little, and are compact enough to be easily portable whenever necessary.

Not as fast as SSD, but does the job

By Peter
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-31

Couldn't resist this dealzone deal recently. I doubt I would have paid full price for this drive, but overall it seems like a decent product, with the shortfalls of mechanical disk drive, of course

Thin and easy to fit in your bag

By Chris
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-31

Great for Time Machine. Light and thin and fits in your bag easily.

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