Western Digital has updated its My Passport Line of portable hard drives with the launch of its first ever, 2TB portable hard drive. The new 2TB WD My Passport Drive utilizes the USB 3.0 SuperSpeed interface which delivers a much faster transfer rate than any previous model of the series.
The new My Passport gets a new enclosure design, it features a construction that was made specially to be resistant to scratches and fingerprints. The drive comes with built-in security features including password protection, hardware encryption to protect files from intruders and unauthorized use. The drive is also backward compatible with USB 2.0, it comes pre-loaded with automatic, continuous backup software and the WD Drive Utilities.
The new 2TB will be the fifth model from the My Passport Line, joining other models including the 500GB, 750GB, 1TB and 1.5TB. The 2TB model will be available in the colors of black, white, red and silver for the price of $129.99 per unit.