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Discover the right portable

storage for you

 

Your guide to finding the perfect portable storage

Whether you’re a professional photographer, movie fan, gamer or simply love taking selfies, we’ll help you find the perfect portable storage solution; guiding you through capacity, performance, security and durability to help you choose between a Portable HDD (Hard Disk Drive) or an SSD (Solid State Drive).


Everyday storage for more content

WD My Passport™ HDD

Why leave your treasured content behind when you’re out and about? With up to 4TB of capacity, the WD My Passport™ portable Hard Drive can save massive amounts of photos, videos and music. Its pocket-sized design means that wherever you go, your content can go too. Available in an array of colours.

5TB

£149.99

Also available in: 1TB | 2TB | 4TB

3-year limited warranty

Password protection

Auto backup

Durable storage to keep content secure

WD My Passport™ SSD

The WD My Passport™ SSD combines performance and portability. With blazing-fast read speeds up to 540MB/s2, it’s the fastest My Passport drive to date. The shock-resistant exterior is built to withstand drops from up to 1.98m1, while password protection keeps content secure when you’re out and about5.

1TB

£179.99

Also available in: 256GB | 512GB | 1TB

3-year limited warranty

Password protection

Auto backup

Shock resistant

Durable storage for out in-the-field

SanDisk Extreme® Portable SSD

The SanDisk Extreme® Portable SSD can handle whatever you throw at it. Built to withstand rain, splashes, spills and dust3, it’s ideal for taking to outdoor photoshoots. Read speeds of up to 550MB/s2 mean you can transfer even high-resolution photos and videos fast. And with up to 2TB of capacity, you can back up your portfolio and store images.

1TB

£174.99

Also available in: 250GB | 500GB | 1TB

3-year limited warranty

Shock resistant

Rain and dust resistant

See how the portable storage devices compare

*1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes; 1TB = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user storage less.

1 WD My Passport Go: Up to 2m. WD My Passport SSD: Up to 1.98m. SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD: Up to 2m on a concrete floor. G-Drive mobile SSD: Up to 3m on a carpeted concrete floor.

2 Based on read speed and internal testing; performance will vary depending on drive capacity, host device, OS, application and configurations. 1MB = 1,000,000 bytes.

3 SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD: IEC 60529 IP55: Tested to withstand water flow (30 kPa) at 3 min.; limited dust contact does not interfere with operation. Must be clean and dry before use.

G-DRIVE mobile SSD: delivers IP67 water and dust resistance.

4 SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD: Shock‐resistant (up to 1500G) and vibration‐resistant (5g RMS, 10‐2000 HZ), Non‐Operating Temperature (from ‐20°C to +70°C), Operating Temperature (from 0°C to +45°C).

G-DRIVE mobile SSD: 3m drop protection (on a carpeted concrete floor), and a 1000lb crushproof rating.

5 WD My Passport HDD: Password protection + 256-bit AES hardware encryption. WD My Passport SSD: Built-in 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption with WD Security software.

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD: Password protection uses 128‐bit AES encryption and is supported by Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 and macOS High Sierra, Sierra or Mac OS X El Capitan.