Toshiba Canvio Slim, Slim External HDD

Toshiba Singapore Digital Products and Service Group (DS) today introduced the Canvio Portable Hard Drive Slim, with a capacity of 500GB.

In a press release received AdmaTechnology, Saturday (2/2), Canvio Slim is one external 2.5-inch hard drive form factor available on the market today.

Thickness is only 8.9 mm and is encased in a brushed aluminum design black or silver (silver). More slender than other 2.5inci external HDD average thickness of 13mm.

“As electronic devices becoming smaller, thinner, and increasingly easy to carry, we expect a large increase in the category of portable storage media in line with the trend,” said Wong Wai Meng, Senior Manager of Product Marketing.

Canvio Slim has been pinned with NTI Backup Now EZ software that can back up your entire PC system, including operating system, settings, programs and data.

While computer crashes, users can easily restore the system to the last state when the backup done.

In addition, the built-in USB 3.0 interface significantly improves file transfer speed on large files.

There is no clarity about the price of the product is protected 3-year warranty. Slim Canvio Portable Hard Driveis available in shopToshiba and nearby stores starting in January 2013.