WD Elements Portable -- Simple, Fast and Portable
WD Elements portable storage with USB 3.0 offers reliable, high-capacity storage to go, ultra-fast data transfer rates, universal connectivity, and huge capacity. The portable storage also includes a free trial of WD SmartWare Pro automatic back-up software.
USB 3.0 connectivity delivers maximum performance for transferring files to and from this drive.
With this single drive you get compatibility with USB 3.0 devices and backward compatibility with USB 2.0 devices too.
WD Elements Portable storage comes with a trial version of WD SmartWare Pro back-up software, which allows you to back-up your files to your WD Elements drive or to the cloud using your Dropbox account.
High Capacity in a Sleek Design -- With high capacity in a lightweight design, this drive is an ideal companion for users on the go.
Improve PC Performance -- When your internal hard drive is almost full, your PC slows down. Don't delete files. Free up space on your internal hard drive by transferring files to your WD Elements portable storage and get your laptop moving again.
WD Quality Inside and Out -- 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 robust, all-metal enclosure designed for style and protection.
- Adding extra storage for your videos, music, photos, and files.
- Transferring data at maximum speed with USB 3.0
- Backing-up files using the free trial of WD SmartWare Pro back-up software
- Using with Windows PCs
At a Glance
- USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility
- Maximum file transfer rates
- Free trial of WD SmartWare Pro auto and cloud backup software
- Simple add-on high-capacity storage
- Plug-and-play simplicity
- Formatted for Windows
- Formatted NTFS for Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP
- Can be reformatted for Mac OS X
WD Storage Comparison Chart
WD Elements Portable
WD Elements Desktop
My Book Live
My Book Live Duo
|Interface||USB 3.0 and 2.0||USB 2.0||USB 3.0 and 2.0||USB 3.0 and 2.0||Ethernet||Ethernet|
|Capacity range||500GB - 2TB||1TB - 3TB||500GB - 2TB||1TB - 4TB||1TB - 3TB||4TB - 8TB|
|Password protection and hardware encryption||No||No||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|Secure remote access||No||No||No||No||Yes||Yes|
USB 3.0 cable
Trial backup software launcher
Quick install guide