General

Model

Canvio Premium 3tb
Canvio Connect II 2tb

Manufacturer

Toshiba
Toshiba

Amazon rating

3.7
4.3

Customer reviews on Amazon

84
2496

Connections

USB Type-C

FireWire

Thunderbolt

USB 3.0

USB 2.0

SATA

Wireless

Platform

Windows 10

Windows 8

Windows 7

Windows XP

Mac

Xbox

Sony PS

Specifications

Capacity

3 TB
2 TB

File System

NTFS
NTFS

Read speed

128MB/s
108MB/s

Write speed

128MB/s
103MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Cache

16 MB
8 MB

Rotation speed

5400 rpm
5400 rpm

Data transfer rate

USB 3.0

5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps

USB 2.0

480 Mbps
480 Mbps

Operating temperature

Min

5°C
5°C

Max

35°C
35°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 20°C

Max

65°C
60°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

gray
black

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
2.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

3 Years
2 Years

Dimensions

Product size

4.3 x 3.1 x 0.5 inches
4.3 x 3.1 x 0.8 inches

Weight

9.6 ounces
5.8 ounces

External hard drives comparison rating

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  • 10.5
  • 12.5
  • 10.5Canvio Premium 3tb
  • 12.5Canvio Connect II 2tb

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