Toshiba Announces Canvio 3.0 Portable Hard Drive in India

Toshiba has announced the availability of Canvio™ 3.0 Portable Hard Drive product line in India through its distributor, Rashi Peripherals. Toshiba Canvio 3.0 products have been designed and manufactured in accordance with Toshiba’s high quality product standards, incorporating the latest technology and user-interface, while ensuring best-in-class performance, quality and workmanship.

Toshiba’s Canvio 3.0 Portable Hard Drives comes in a 500GB & 1 TB capacity, a 500 GB HDD enable users to save up to:

  • 142,000 digital photos, or
  • 131,000 digital music files, or
  • 410 downloaded digital movies.

Each Canvio 3.0 Portable Hard Drive includes an internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology to help keep the drive safe. The Computer backup is made fast and simple with the pre loaded software. The Canvio 3.0 HDD includes NTI Backup Now EZ software which scans the system and recommends the best coverage for computer.

The restore button can help recover a file or folder and also if users chose to boot to Canvio 3.0 Portable Hard Drive, it will restore all the files saved on the computer. The Canvio 3.0 HDD comes with an utility which helps to burn a boot CD/DVD to make the process even simpler.

The backup files can be secured with password-protected data encryption, (up to 256-bit), to help prevent unauthorized access. The Drive Space Alert monitor will keep an eye on the drive and let you know when it is getting full.

For advanced users, there is an added ability to customize the backup routine. Options include the ability to select only the most common file types, (like work documents, pictures, movies, music, etc.), change how often the backup takes place (hourly, daily, weekly, etc.) and change the threshold settings on the Drive Space Alert etc.

Toshiba Canvio 3.0 Portable Drives are compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.

Key Product features:

  • Transfers large media files at blazing fast speeds with USB 3.0.
  • Backwards compatible with USB 2.0.
  • Provides file, folder, and full system backup and recovery with pre-loaded backup software.
  • Secures backup with a password (Data Encryption, up to 256-bit).
  • Alerts when running low on backup capacity (Drive Space Alert).
  • Protects the drive (Internal Shock Sensor and Ramp Loading Technology).
  • Gives you peace of mind (Toshiba 3-Year Limited Warranty).


  • Interface: USB 3.0
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 5Gb/s
  • Speed: 5,400 RPM
  • Average Seek Time: 12ms
  • Cache Buffer: 8MB
  • Size: 3.1in (W) X 0.53in (H) X 4.7in (D)
  • Color: Black with Red / White / blue / Silver / Green Accents
  • Weight: 5.2 oz.

System Requirements:

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7, Vista or XP
  • Available USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 Port

Pricing & Availability: Toshiba Canvio™ 3.0 portables HDD 500 GB & 1TB will be available through Rashi Peripherals branches all across the country for INR 7990/- & INR 13790/- respectively.



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