G-Technology 2TB G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C External Hard Drive (Space Gray)

BH #GT0G10317 • MFR #0G10317-1
G-Technology 2TB G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C External Hard Drive (Space Gray)
Key Features
  • 2TB 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 2TB G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C External Hard Drive from G-Technology provides users with 2TB 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

Designed for those who need portable storage for their photos, videos, music, documents, and more, the space gray 2TB G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C External Hard Drive from G-Technology provides users with 2TB 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 2TB 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: 705487207408

G-Technology mobile External HDD Specs

Storage Capacity2 TB
Connection Interface1 x USB 3.2 / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Type-C)
Read SpeedMaximum: 140 MB/s
Pre-FormatHFS+
Internal Drive
Internal InterfaceSATA (Unspecified)
TypeHard Disk Drive
Form Factor2.5"
External Enclosure
Power SourceThunderbolt/USB Bus Power
Environmental ResistanceNone
Dimensions (L x W x H)4.3 x 3.2 x 0.4" / 10.9 x 8.1 x 1.0 cm
Weight0.3 lb / 0.14 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.625 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.95 x 5.1 x 1.85"
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