Western Digital G-DRIVE USB-C Adds Storage While Simultaneously Charging Your MacBook

Western Digital G-DRIVE USB-C Adds Storage While Simultaneously Charging Your MacBook

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Western Digital has unveiled the G-DRIVE USB-C, an external hard drive that adds storage while simultaneously charging your MacBook and other compatible USB-C devices.

Available in capacities up to 10TB, the G-DRIVE USB-C device is built to provide expansive capacity for storage of HD videos, photos, music, backups and more in a stylish extruded aluminum enclosure. This G-DRIVE device features the USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface with USB-C connector, which enables high-speed performance with Mac and Windows PCs of today and tomorrow and also ships with a USB-C to USB-A cable for compatibility with traditional systems with a USB-A connector. With USB Power Delivery, G-Technology’s G-DRIVE USB-C device provides up to 45 watts of charging capability through the USB-C port, so users can charge the latest MacBook or MacBook Pro without the need of a separate charger.

“The addition of the G-DRIVE USB-C external drive provides tech enthusiasts a single-cable high capacity, high quality storage solution that meets their individual creative needs,” said Mike Williams, vice president of Advanced Technologies, Western Digital. “The G-DRIVE USB-C ensures pros can work seamlessly with the latest computers, and with a USB-C port and support for USB Power Delivery, it allows a user’s charging capability to be more efficient without having to worry about connecting yet another cable to their computer for charging.”

The G-DRIVE USB-C external desktop drive is plug and play on Mac and is Time Machine software ready. Included inside the box is the drive, a USB-C to USB-C cable, a USB-C to USB-A cable, and compatibility with computers featuring a Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1 Gen 1, USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 interface.

Pricing and Availability:
The product offers a 3-year limited warranty and will be available to purchase in the U.S. this quarter, in 10TB, 8TB and 4TB capacities, with a Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $449.95, $349.95, and $199.95, USD, respectively.

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Western Digital G-DRIVE USB-C Adds Storage While Simultaneously Charging Your MacBook
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