Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the addition of a 3TB capacity offering to its Canvio Basics storage lineup. The 3TB Canvio Basics portable hard drive can store up to 856,500 digital photos, 789,000 digital music files or 2,460 downloaded digital movies. As with the rest of the offerings within the Canvio Basics 3.0 line, software setup is not necessary.
“Even as a portable device, consumers are looking for high-capacity options to keep up with their extensive content libraries,” said Maciek Brzeski, Vice President, Branded Storage, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “Our 3TB Canvio Basics provides high capacity storage in a simple solution.”
The 3TB Canvio Basics portable hard drive is exceptionally efficient and easy to use. Consumers can connect the device right out of the box and simply connect to their PC to begin saving their digital files. The Canvio Basics portable hard drive supports USB 3.0 for rapid transfer speeds, is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and is also equipped with a special internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology designed to keep consumers' digital files safer against accidental drops.
Toshiba has been providing storage solutions worldwide since 1967 and has more than 47 years of experience developing storage offerings that complement our comprehensive ecosystem of devices. Leveraging an annual $3.1 billion investment in research and development, Toshiba continues to push the boundaries of storage technology to meet customers' needs.
Pricing and Availability
The 3TB Toshiba Canvio Basics portable hard drive will be available for purchase in March 2015 at various retailers and on toshiba.com/us for $189.99 MSRP.