My Passport Slim Portable Storage -- Slim, Metal Design with Local and Cloud Back-up
My Passport Slim portable storage features WD SmartWare Pro back-up software for local or cloud back-up, a beautiful, ultra-slim metal design, the blazing speed of USB 3.0 connectivity and the security of password protection with hardware encryption. Protect your drive from scratches with the included soft pouch.
Ultra-slim, Metal Design
My Passport Slim is the ideal companion for your Ultrabook or other slim notebook. Thin enough to fit in your briefcase, pocket or purse, it's big enough to carry all your digital content.
Local and Cloud Back-up
Safeguard your memories with WD SmartWare Pro automatic back-up software. Back-up directly to this drive or back-up to the cloud using Dropbox.
Password Protection Secures Your Drive
Use WD Security to set password protection and hardware encryption and protect your files from unauthorised use or access.
Ultra-fast Transfer Rates -- When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport Slim lets you access and save files in blazing speed. Reduce transfer time by up to 3 times when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates.*
*Performance may vary based on user's hardware and system configuration.
Automatic Back-up Software -- WD SmartWare Pro automatic back-up software works quietly in the background to help protect your data using minimal PC resources. Select automatic, continuous back-up to instantly back up your files. Or select the scheduled backup option to back up your files on your schedule and take control of your back-up.
Local and Cloud Back-up - WD SmartWare Pro lets you choose how you back-up your files. Back-up your files to your My Passport Slim drive or back up your files to the cloud using your Dropbox account. You can even back up your Dropbox account to the My Passport Slim drive for double protection.
Dropbox account required for cloud back-up. Cloud services may be changed, terminated or interrupted at any time and may vary by country.
Works Great with Windows 8 -- WD's Windows 8 app makes it easy to discover the digital media stored on your My Passport Slim drive with your Windows 8 computer. Your content is automatically displayed and organised so you can easily locate and enjoy your photos, videos and music.
USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Compatibility -- With this single drive you get compatibility with USB 3.0 devices and backward compatibility with USB 2.0 devices as well.
WD Drive Utilities -- Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.
Soft Pouch Included -- The included soft pouch helps protect your drive from scratches.
Durable Enclosure Protects the Drive Inside -- We know your data is important to you. So we build the drive inside to our demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability. Then, we protect the drive with a durable enclosure designed for beauty.
USB-powered -- Powered directly from the USB port on your PC. No separate power supply is needed.
At a Glance
- Ultra-compact metal design with plenty of storage
- Automatic back-up software for local back-ups
- Cloud back-up through Dropbox
- Blazing-fast data transfers with USB 3.0 interface
- USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility
- Password protection and hardware encryption
- Transferring files in blazing-fast speed with USB 3.0
- Connecting to USB 3.0 devices and even backward compatible with USB 2.0 devices
- Backing up your files to the local drive with automatic back-up software
- Backing up your files to the cloud using Dropbox
- Adding extra storage for your videos, music, photos, and files.
- Securing your files from unauthorised access with password protection and hardware encryption
- Connecting and powering through your USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 interface
- Formatted NTFS +
- Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP operating systems
- Requires reformatting for Mac OS X
Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.
WD Storage Comparison Chart
My Passport Ultra
My Passport Slim
My Cloud EX4
|Description||Ultra-compact, with auto and cloud back-up.||Ultra-slim, metal design with local and cloud back-up.||Complete back-up and storage.||Save everything. |
|High-performance NAS. |
|Interface||USB 3.0, USB 2.0||USB 3.0, USB 2.0||USB 3.0, USB 2.0||Ethernet, USB 3.0, USB 2.0||Ethernet (x2), USB 3.0, USB 2.0|
|Capacity range||500 GB - 2 TB||1 TB - 2 TB||2 TB - 4 TB||2 TB - 4 TB||0 TB - 16 TB|
|WD SmartWare Pro||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|Password protection and hardware encryption||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|Secure remote access||No||No||No||Yes||Yes|
|Portable form factor||Yes||Yes||No||No||No|
WD SmartWare Pro software
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