Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the Canvio Connect II portable hard drive, a device that takes portable storage to the next level. Available with up to 3TB of storage capacity, remote access capabilities, local and cloud backup and the ability to share and stream content, the Canvio Connect II portable hard drive is an all-in-one portable storage solution.

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The Canvio Connect II portable hard drive makes it simple to back up not just files and folders, but a complete system—or customize backups to your exact needs and specifications. Users can secure backups with user defined password protection, or cloud storage. With the ability to schedule backups to run automatically, the Canvio Connect II portable hard drive will take care of the rest.

Toshiba will offer portable storage with capacities up to 3TB, to accommodate ever-expanding content libraries. With a sleek, iconic design and a high gloss finish, the Canvio Connect II portable hard drive is available in five colors: black, white, blue, red and satin gold.

“Digital content creation has grown exponentially. The Canvio Connect II was created with this understanding in mind,” said Maciek Brzeski, Vice President, Branded Storage, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “With expanded storage capacity, sleek design and five vibrant color options, the Canvio Connect II takes portable hard drive storage to a new level.”

Additional features include:

Store & Backup

  • Store your files in a centralized place next to your PC or Mac®
  • Complete backup solution for protecting digital memories
    - Files & folder backup & restore
    - Full system backup & recovery
    - Cloud-enabled backup
  • Schedule backups to run automatically
  • Secure backups with user defined password-protection

Access & Share

  • Access and share content from your devices anywhere via the internet
  • Upload and download content from your devices easily
  • Share massive files and folders instantly from the PC and Canvio Connect II HDD
  • Includes 10GB of free cloud storage for storing copies of your most important files


  • Access content remotely from mobile devices
  • Back up content from mobile devices
  • Pocket-sized, easy to carry
  • Easy to set up and use
  • Simple and intuitive user interface
  • One connection set up
  • USB powered

Broad compatibility

  • Stores and access files from PC and Mac® without reformatting

Peace of Mind

  • Includes Toshiba 2-Year Limited Warranty

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 Toshiba Canvio Connect II will be available for purchase later this month in 500GB - $99.99 MSRP7, 1TB - $119.99 MSRP and 2TB - $199.99 MSRP sizes at various retailers and on A 3TB model will release later this year.