Western Digital (WD), a major player in the flash storage market has today introduced its palm-sized SSDs. These come with NVMe technology and in multiple storage configurations going all the way up to 2TB. They vaunt increased speeds and efficiency within a sleek and portable guise.

Let’s have a look at their specs and other details.

Western Digital NVMe SSDs: Highlights

These WD SSDs feature a bold metal design. Thanks to their compact size, they should snug easily inside your backpack or pocket. So, they boast high-speed storage on the move.

Due to the underlying NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) technology, these can touch read speeds up to 1050MB/s and write speeds of up to 1000MB/s. They are compatible with USB 3.2 Gen-2 technology with a USB-C cable and a USB-A adaptor. Speaking of compatibility, they work with both Mac and PC.

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Coming to the security side of things, you are getting 256-bit AES encryption for the inner data. This along with shock plus vibration plus drop resistance up to 6.5ft (1.98 meters) should allay your data safety woes. Still, if you have such anxiety, the built-in software for cloud-backup should come in handy.

As icing on the cake, WD assures a 5-year limited warranty.

Pricing and Availability

Space invaders can pick the new WD My Passport SSDs in 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB capacities at Amazon until 30th October. And from November 13, you can pick them right from the nearest retail store.

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Here are the prices:

  • 500GB – Rs. 8999
  • 1TB – Rs. 15,999
  • 2TB – Rs. 28,999

During the Amazon Great India Festival (till 13th Nov 2020), the WD My Passport SSD will be available at discounted prices. ie:

  • 500GB – Rs. 6999
  • 1TB – Rs. 12,999
  • 2TB – Rs. 24999


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