WD 4TB My Passport USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive (2019, Red)

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WD 4TB My Passport USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive (2019, Red)
Key Features
  • 4TB Capacity
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1
  • 256-Bit AES Hardware Encryption
  • Bus-Powered, No External Power Required
Always have your files on hand with the red WD 4TB My Passport USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive. Designed with a slim form factor, it's also available in a variety of colors to suit your style. Aside from its 4TB of storage capacity, it's built with 256-bit AES hardware encryption to help ensure your files are protected, and features USB 3.2 Gen 1 connectivity for fast transfers. It and comes formatted NTFS for Windows 8.1 and 10, but may be reformatted for other operating systems, and connects to your host system using an included micro-USB to USB Type-A cable. Users can take advantage of WD's Discovery and Backup software to help manage and back up their files as well.
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WD External HDD Overview

Always have your files on hand with the red WD 4TB My Passport USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive. Designed with a slim form factor, it's also available in a variety of colors to suit your style. Aside from its 4TB of storage capacity, it's built with 256-bit AES hardware encryption to help ensure your files are protected, and features USB 3.2 Gen 1 connectivity for fast transfers. It and comes formatted NTFS for Windows 8.1 and 10, but may be reformatted for other operating systems, and connects to your host system using an included micro-USB to USB Type-A cable. Users can take advantage of WD's Discovery and Backup software to help manage and back up their files as well.

General Features

USB 3.2 Gen 1

USB 3.2 Gen 1, USB 3.1 Gen 1, and USB 3.0 are synonymous and all can transfer data at a max speed of 5 Gb/s.

Slim Style

Make the most of your journey with style that suits you. The My Passport has been redesigned to feature a convenient, slim form factor and is available in a range of vibrant colors.

Backed Up

Make sure everything you create while on your own life journey - photos, videos, music, and documents - doesn't get lost. The My Passport drive comes equipped with WD Backup software that can be set to run automatically to your schedule. Just pick the time and frequency to back up important files from your system onto your My Passport drive.

Locked Down

Keep your digital life's contents secure with My Passport password protection and built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption. Just activate password protection and set your own personalized password using WD Discovery

User-Friendly

My Passport portable storage is ready right out of the box, including all necessary cables. And with USB, you can quickly start backing up everything in your life and keep driving forward.

Social Friendly

Included WD Discovery software lets you connect to popular social media and cloud storage services like Facebook, Dropbox, and Google Drive. Seamlessly import, organize, and share your photos, videos, and docs to the My Passport drive to backup your online social life. WD Discovery can also manage your drive through WD Drive Utilities.

Ongoing Confidence

WD builds drives to demanding requirements for durability and reliability. On top of that, it comes with a 3-year limited warranty.
UPC: 718037870236

WD External HDD Specs

Storage Capacity4 TB
Connection Interface1 x USB 3.2 / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Micro-B)
Pre-FormatNTFS
Encryption256-Bit AES
Internal Drive
Internal InterfaceSATA (Unspecified)
TypeHard Disk Drive
External Enclosure
Power SourceUSB Bus Power
Dimensions (L x W x H)4.2 x 3.0 x 0.8" / 107.2 x 75.0 x 19.2 mm
Weight0.5 lb / 210 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.66 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.7 x 4.1 x 1.5"
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