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Western Digital External Hard Disk Drives

Western Digital has a wide variety of external storage products for both the PC and Mac markets. The external drives are available in both large desktop and smaller portable formats. Under the portable segment alone, Western Digital offers three drive families for the PC, and four drive families for the Mac, and with a new family - the Wireless Portable Drive.

Today, we are going to take a look at the 2 TB Western Digital My Passport Wireless (WDBDAF0020BBK). It is currently the model with the largest storage capacity in the Western Digital My Passport Wireless Family. The other two storage capacities available are 1 TB and 500 GB, and all three models boast the following features :

  • You’re more attached with no attachments - Free of wires and the Internet, My Passport Wireless lets you connect with up to 8 devices at the same time.

  • Built-in SD card slot - Transfer or back up photos and videos from your SD card in the field so that you can keep on shooting. Plus, you can instantly share your creations using any device connected to the drive.

  • Rechargeable battery to keep you going - Stay mobile with the long-lasting, built-in, rechargeable battery. Get up to 6 hours of continuous video streaming and up to 20 hours of standby time.

  • Wirelessly connect with your mobile devices - Interact with your media files using your tablet and smartphone with WD’s My Cloud mobile app.

  • Stream media to connect devices - Stream videos, photos and music to connected TV’s, media players, gaming consoles and other DLNA/UPnP devices.

  • Internet sharing - Use My Passport Wireless as a Wi-Fi hub to share an Internet connection with multiple devices.

  • Keep your private stuff private - Feel secure from unauthorized access with password protection and 256-bit hardware encryption for very photo, video, music and important file you save.

  • You’re in control - Configure, manage and diagnose your drive with WD Drive Utilities.™ Run drive diagnostics, erase and format your drive, register your drive and more.

  • Ultra-fast USB 3.0 - Transfer files quickly with USB 3.0 powered directly from the USB port on your PC.

  • WD reliability - WD knows your data is important, so we build our drives to demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance and long-term reliability. And for peace-of-mind, we back up our reliability with a 2-year limited warranty.

Now, let's take a closer look at this wireless portable drive!


Packaging & Contents

The 2 TB Western Digital My Passport Wireless (WDBDAF0020BBK) came in a retail cardboard box with a flip cover that conceals a clear plastic window. Flipping over the cover allows you to eyeball the drive itself. Western Digital currently offers the My Passport Wireless only in one colour option - Silver, with a Black top.

The box is actually a generic box for all My Passport Wireless drives, so the drive capacity is identified by the green sticker on the lower right corner of the front flip cover. The base of the box has a sticker that lists the drive's serial number and place of manufacture (Thailand), it also confirms the drive's warranty period. This drive comes with a 2 year worldwide warranty, as well as free 30-day telephone support.

Inside, you will find that the drive is well-protected by a plastic enclosure that doubles as the clear plastic window of the box. Once you take it apart, you will find the following items :

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Western Digital My Passport Wireless Review


Introduction, Packaging & Contents


No Strings Attached, Specifications


A Closer Look, USB 3.0, Recharging


SD Card Slot, My Passport Wireless Dashboard


Testing The Drive, Read & Write Copy Tests
Maximum Surface Temperature


Conclusion, Lowest Prices, Get One FOC

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