Toshiba together with EA Global Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. has recently announced a slew of new storage peripherals. So whether you’re looking for a pocketable external hard drive or a sizeable desktop drive that can even back-up your OS, the Singapore based company has your all of your back-up and storage needs covered.
These new storage solutions from Toshiba are all under the Canvio® product line. This includes the Canvio®3.0 (500GB/1TB) and Basic 3.0 Portable Hard Drive , Canvio® Desktop Hard Drive(500GB/1TB) and Canvio® Personal Cloud Hard Drive (2TB/3TB). Here are some of the notable features of these external hard drives:
• USB 3.0 port w/ backwards compatibility for USB 2.0
• Internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology (protects the drive from drops)
• NTI® Backup Now EZ software (Complete system backup including OS and settings)^
• Drive space Alert^
• Automatic Backup scheduling^
• Cloud backup capabilities^
^ not applicable for Canvio® Basic 3.0
Some of the features mentioned above are already present in some of the external hard drives in the market. To keep things interesting, Toshiba unveils the world’s thinnest and smallest 2.5-inch external hard drive in the form of Canvio® Slim Portable hard drive.
At only 8.9mm thick, the Canvio® Slim can easily be tucked inside your laptop bag or even your back pocket and off you go. It sports a brushed aluminum finish which gives it an elegant look and feel to it. The only problem with it is that it only comes in 500GB model which costs Php3,999. But if you’re the type that often brings your external drive with you, the Canvio® Slim should be a perfect on-the-go companion with its slim and lightweight design.
All of these new Toshiba hard drives are now out in the market so be sure to check out your local IT stores. Below is the price list for Toshiba Canvio® hard drives:
Toshiba Canvio Basic 3.0 Portable Hard Drive – PhP2,499 for 500GB/PhP4,199 for 1TB
Toshiba Canvio 3.0 Portable Hard Drive – PHP3,199 for 500GB / PHP4,399 for 1TB
Toshiba Canvio Slim 3.0 Portable Hard Drive 500GB – PHP3,999
Toshiba Canvio Desktop 3.0 Hard Drive – PHP5,699 for 2TB / PHP7,199 for 3TB