Western Digital is expanding the G-Technology G-DRIVE portfolio, with its first solid state portable drive, the G-DRIVE slim SSD USB-C.
The new drive brings faster interface speeds with USB-C connectivity and expanded external storage for the latest computers such as MacBook and the all-new MacBook Pro.
Available in 1TB and 500GB capacities, the G-DRIVE slim SSD USB-C delivers performance of up to 540MB/s. It features the 10Gb/s USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface, taking full advantage of the SSD performance. The included high-quality Type-C to Type-C cable and Type-C to Type-A cable, allows this drive to operate with any computer featuring Thunderbolt 3, USB-C or USB 3.0 ports. Requiring no external power source, the G-DRIVE slim SSD USB-C will ensure that videos, photos and music will be readily available whether traveling in the field, back at home or in the office.
Plug-and-play for Mac, this drive is available in space gray and silver. The MSRP for the 500GB capacity is $229.95 and the 1TB is $379.95. The product is available for purchase today at G-Technology resellers with the space gray model available exclusively at Apple Stores in early November.
G-Technology also announced today a new rose gold color for its G-DRIVE mobile USB-C line up, adding to its portfolio that also includes space gray and gold. Featuring an 1TB 7200RPM hard drive for transfer speeds of up to 136MB/s, the G-DRIVE mobile USB-C is compatible with any Thunderbolt 3, USB-C or USB 3.0 system. The G-DRIVE mobile USB-C, is available in your favorite Apple colors, now at Apple stores, with rose gold coming in early November. The silver G-DRIVE mobile USB-C is available today at G-Technology resellers. The drives can be purchased at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $119.95.
The G-DRIVE mobile USB-C and G-DRIVE slim SSD USB-C are easily reformatted for Windows users with the G-Technology Windows Format Wizard.