Wd Elements Vs My Passport- Which Is Which

WD Elements Vs My Passport- Which Is Which.

It would be obvious that if you deal with large amounts of data you will find yourself looking for an external storage devices. To bring a solution to that need Western Digital company has developed 2 distinct products, the WD Elements and My Passport.

WD Elements and My Passports are compact portable hard disk storage devices that fit in the bill. Each product has its own unique features yet they both have some similarities in appearance and performance.

WD Elements is a high capacity compact hard disk portable device. The WD Element is the standard version whereas the WD My Passport has several other versions.

My Passport is a six version of hard drives namely, Essential Edition, Essential SE Edition, Elite Edition, Essential for Mac, Studio Edition and the Essential SE for Mac.

Similarities between WD Elements and My Passport.

  1. Both WD come with an option of 1TB, 2TB, 3TB and 4TB.
  2. Both of these hard disks are compatible with Windows 7, 8, 9 10.
  3. Dimensions 4.3 x 3.2 x 0.6 inches.

Features of each Disk

 

 

WD Elements.

Size
4.3 x 3.2 x 0.6 inches

Weight
4.8oz

Capacity
4TB

Operating Systems
Windows and reformat for Mac

Other sizes available
2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 5TB and 8TB

Other versions available
No

USB compatibility
3.0 and 2.0

Drag and Drop
Yes

Software
None stated

Warranty
2 years

 

My Passport

Size
4.3 x 3.2 x 0.6 inches

Weight
5.9oz

Capacity
4TB

Operating Systems
Windows and reformat for Mac

Other sizes available
2TB, 3TB, 4TB and 8TB

Other versions available
My Passport Ultra, My Passport Go, My Passport SSD

USB compatibility
3.0 and 2.0

Drag and Drop
Yes

Software
Auto backup, WD security with password protection/hardware encryption, WD Discovery Software, WD Drive Utilities

Warranty
3 years.

 

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