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Toshiba releases new Canvio

by on05 June 2019

Slim portable hard drive

Toshiba has expanded its Canvio portable hard drive line up with a compact external mobile hard drive.

Dubbed the Canvio Slim, the drove is the latest addition to Toshiba’s Canvio portable hard drive family. It has a lightweight, aluminium finish and at just 9mm thick (1TB1 model).

Tosh tells us that the Canvio Slim is one of the thinnest and most compact external mobile hard drives in the market. It boasts transfer rates up to 5Gb/s2 over USB 3.0 to back up photos, music, videos, and other files with a simple graphical user interface and security software to prevent unauthorised access to data.

Toshiba America Electronic Components Vice President, Consumer HDDs Michael Cassidy said that the Canvio  Slim delivers durable data storage in a form factor.

“With up to 2TB1 of storage, USB 3.0 & 2.0 compatibility, and easy-to-use backup and security software, your ever-growing collection of files and multimedia content will remain safe and easily accessible”, he said.

“It’s compact size, premium look and feel, and affordable price make the Slim an ideal travel companion for people who need a storage device they can toss into their handbag or carry-on and barely notice it’s there.”

Cassidy claimed the Canvio Slim illustrates Toshiba’s commitment to advancing consumer HDD design to meet the evolving needs for storage devices suited for on-the-go users, from business travelers to outdoor photographers. The Slim is available in silver and black and boasts a three-year standard limited warranty.

The new Canvio Slim models will be available at major retailers in June 2019. The price appears to be $100 for the 1TB version.


Last modified on 05 June 2019
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