WD outs My Passport Ultra Metal Edition and Anniversary Edition

WD updated their external storage lineups with My Passport Ultra Metal Edition and Anniversary Edition. Though the difference between both is not really mentioned (the anniversary being a gold-coloured casing), these units are now with metal casing up to 2TB storage capacities. 1TB costs approximately Rs. 6,500/- and 2TB costs Rs. 11,000/-.

These drives are available with a three-year warranty period. The metal editions are with Blue-Black and silver casing variants. We haven’t reviewed these yet but they are available for purchase online:


United States

United Kingdom

The specs are as follows:

USB 2.0
KIT CONTENTSPortable hard drive
USB cable
WD SmartWare Pro software
Quick Install Guide
1 TBHeight: 4.33 in (110 mm)
Depth: 0.53 in (13.5 mm)
Width: 3.15 in (80 mm)
Weight: 0.36 lb (0.162 kg)
2 TBHeight: 4.33 in (110 mm)
Depth: 0.74 in (18.8 mm)
Width: 3.15 in (80 mm)
Weight: 0.53 lb (0.240 kg)
Data transfer rate:USB 3.0 up to 5 Gb/s (max)
Operating temperature: 5°C to 35°C
Non-op. temperature: –20°C to 65°C
SYSTEM COMPATIBILITYWindows 8 or higher, Windows 7,
Windows Vista®
Requires reformatting for Mac OS X
operating systems
LIMITED WARRANTY3 years Worldwide

  • Blue-Black- WDBEZW0020BBA-NESN
  • Silver- WDBEZW0020BSL-NESN

2 TB

  • Blue-Black- WDBTYH0010BBA-NESN
  • Silver- WDBTYH0010BSL-NESN

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