The 1TB Sony External Hard Disk is designed for everyday utility. The NTFS formatted disc offers 1 TB storage capacity in a pocket-sized device. It will backup, store and transport all your important files, digital images, music and videos with complete safety and security. Along with its enormous storage capacity, this external hard disc drive comes loaded with many advanced and useful features like USB 3.0 connectivity and preloaded software for faster data transfer, password protection, automatic data backup, etc.
The slim and elegantly designed 1TB Sony External Hard Disk is also pretty lightweight and has the qualities of being your constant companion carrying all your digital files. The Sony HD-B1 1TB External Hard Disk supports both MAC and Windows operating systems. It is compatible with the Mac OS X 10.8 or later and both 32 bit and 64-bit variations of Windows Vista and later versions of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. But the USB 3.0 is not compatible with MAC OS and only USB 2.0 can be used. It is compatible with the NTFS file system.
Features of 1TB Sony External Hard Disk
Enormous Storage: The Sony HD-B1 portable hard disk has a huge 1 TB storage space that allows you to store all your documents, photos and videos on a single location. It provides you an ease of access and convenience. The hard disk is lightweight at just 180 grams. The portable form factor allows you to carry all your data in a pocket-sized device no matter wherever you go.
Faster Speeds with USB 3.0: The 1TB Sony External Hard Disk supports the latest USB 3.0 standard which allows for up to 10 times faster data transfer speeds than the previous generation. The portable hard disk from Sony will support a maximum transfer rate of 5 Gbps on USB 3.0 port and a maximum of 480 Mbps on USB 2.0.
Added Security with NTFS: The hard drive is formatted to support the latest NTFS file system, which provides better performance and security to your data. It also minimizes the instance of data loss and allows you to store files more than 4 GB in size. The previous file system (FAT32) was able to save files only with individual sizes smaller than 4 GB.
Intelligent File Management: Backup Manager 2 software’s Intelligent File Management regularly, and automatically, backs up the data from your PC to the hard drive. It utilizes an incremental backup system, so will only backup files that have changed in the folders users designate for monitoring. Also, even if the 1TB Sony External Hard Disk is not connected, Backup Manager 2 can temporarily back up your PC’s data to a cloud storage service like Dropbox.
Password Protection Manager: The 1TB Sony External Hard Disk’s free Password Protection Manager provides a free security. Once activated, you are required to enter a password every time you connect the drive to a PC. You can use your password to only lock certain partitions, leaving others open for flexible usage. Also, 256-bit AES encryption adds further security.
Easy To Handle: Connect to the older PCs, PlayStaion 3 and Handycam models. The hard drive’s FAT32 formatted opens up storage options for those products that do not support the NTFS files system. Plus, with smart software there’s no complicated setup: just plug in and start using your drive straight away.
Wide Compatibility: It is compatible with Windows Vista/7/8/8.1 and Mac OS 10.8 and later. The wide compatibility allows you to move files among your various devices seamlessly. It also comes with pre-loaded backup software that can automatically manage and backup your data. It is a convenient feature as it removes the need for performing regular manual backups.