The My Passport Ultraâ„¢ – Metal Editionâ„¢ drive and My Passport Ultra – Anniversary Edition are the new drives introduced by WD, both drive represent a decade of refinement for WDâ€™s enduring portable drive line featuring elegant metal exteriors, up to 2 TB capacities in smaller enclosures, content protection, including backup, and cloud integration for anywhere access to personal content.
The My Passport Ultra â€“ Metal Edition and Anniversary Edition drives incorporate a unique and innovative radial-spin-design aluminum enclosure, which provides attractive styling and extra protection against the everyday knocks experienced in the hands of todayâ€™s mobile consumer. The drive also offers users hardware encryption and password protection to prevent unauthorized use of the drive in the event of loss or theft. For additional content protection and remote sharing, the My Passport Ultra – Metal Edition drive includes WD SmartWareâ„¢ Pro software with Dropbox integration, allowing users to back up content from their computer to the drive and from the drive to the cloud, and retrieve content from their Dropbox account to the My Passport drive. These features make the My Passport drive an ideal choice for backing up, protecting, storing and enjoying digital content on the go.
“Ten years is a milestone by any consumer technology standard, and having the opportunity to consistently reinvent a product line like My Passport to suit the changing needs of consumers and creative professionals is something we are especially proud of,â€ said Tony Tate, vice president and general manager of WDâ€™s Content Solutions unit. â€œWe thank all of our customers for their ongoing feedback over the years, which have helped make My Passport the most popular external hard drives ever.”
Pricing and Availability
My Passport Ultra – Metal Edition drives and My Passport Ultra â€“ Anniversary Edition drives are available at select retailers and distributed by Amble Action Sdn Bhd and Eternal Asia (M) Sdn Bhd in Malaysia. My Passport Ultra â€“ Anniversary Edition and My Passport Ultra – Metal Edition 1 TB drive has a MSRP of RM279.00 and 2 TB version has a MSRP of RM439.00. Both drives will offer a regional 3-year limited warranty.