updated 09:35 am EDT, Tue September 12, 2006
WD Passport Portable Drive
Western Digital today announced its newly redesigned WD Passport Portable Drives, which offer more storage capacity in a small form factor. Featuring a stylish and sleek, piano-black finish, the WD Passport is available in capacities of 60GB, 80GB, 120GB and 160GB; the ultra-portable solutions fit easily in any pocket or purse and weigh less than 5 ounces, according to the company. The USB 2.0-enabled drives use 5,400rpm mechanisms: WD Passport Portable Drives and WD Passport carrying cases are available at select retail stores, online retailers and also may be purchased via the company's online store (www.westerndigital.com). Estimated pricing is $200 for the WD Passport Portable Drive 160GB capacity and $180 for the 120GB capacity.