Toshiba has announced that they are introducing the Canvio™ 3.0 portable hard disk drive (HDD) featuring a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface. What makes these new Canvio drives unique is that for the same price as competing USB 2.0 drives, Canvio 3.0 drives offer blazing fast file transfers at up to 10 times the speed of USB 2.0 drives.Canvio™ 3.0 External Harddrives
Estimated Single Unit Prices (USD) by capacities are:
- $119.99 for the 500GB Canvio 3.0
- $129.99 for the 750GB Canvio 3.0
- $179.99 for the 1TB Canvio 3.0
The drives built-in backup software provides step-by-step and fully-customizable backup capabilities, including the option to backup specific folders, certain file types, and conduct a system backup. The software can also restore the entire system if Windows is unable to start. In addition, complete password-protection with up to 256-bit data encryption prevents unauthorized access to data and a special Drive Space Alert monitor sends an onscreen update when storage space is running low. On the inside, an Internal Shock Sensor and Ramp Loading Technology keep data through any of the bumps and shakes that you can throw at it. The Canvio 3.0 features a high gloss black finish with red, green, blue, white, or silver graphical accents.
Toshiba’s Canvio 3.0 Portable Hard Drives and the complete lineup of Canvio Portable Hard Drives may be found at major retailers within North America and online outlets. For a full list of retailers, please visit www.wheretobuy.toshibastorage.com.