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Canvio Alu

Solid portable storage

Store your essential data securely on the Canvio Alu, and access it quickly and easily through SuperSpeed USB 3.0. With its elegant aluminium casing – available in silver, black or metallic red – you can stay stylish while you’re carrying important documents and media files. What’s more, the easy to use downloadable Toshiba Storage Backup Software allows you to make regular automatic backups of up to 2 TB of data, for added peace of mind.

  • 2.5" external hard drive
  • Aluminium casing
  • High speed USB 3.0 port
  • USB-powered
  • Toshiba Storage Backup Software
  • Toshiba Storage Security Software
2 TB 1 TB 500 GB
Durable elegance
With a sleek and solid aluminium casing, Canvio Alu series portable hard drives are not only stylishly designed, but also provide durable protection for your data. With a built-in shock sensor and ramp loading technology, the Canvio Alu will keep your data safe from life's bumps and scrapes. Available in three different colours: silver, black or metallic red, the Canvio Alu always fits the occasion – whatever your style.

High transfer speeds

Powered by new USB 3.0 technology, these portable hard drives are far faster than—but still compatible with—USB 2.0 technology. That's important for speedy transfer when organising your files.


Stop unauthorised users from accessing your private information with the included Toshiba Storage Security Software (for download), allowing you to secure your hard drive with a unique password.


The included Toshiba Storage Backup Software (for download) comes with an intuitive and user-friendly interface, making the backup of your data a breeze. Simply choose your individual files or folders, intervals and time settings for your backups, and let the software take care of the rest.


With over 50 years of experience in hard drive technology and unrivaled quality standards, Toshiba portable hard drives provide a reliable and secure place for your files, wherever you go.

Product Specifications

  • Basic Specifications
  • Interface

    USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible)

  • Max. transfer rate

    ~ 5.0 Gbps

  • File system

    NTFS (MS Windows)
    *The drive can be re-formatted to HFS+ file system for full Mac compatibility.

  • Power

    USB bus power (max. 900mA)

  • System requirements

    Windows® 10 / Windows 8.1 / Windows® 7
    CPU with 750 MHz or faster, 10MB system hard disk space, 256MB system memory, one free port of USB 3.0 or USB 2.0
    Requires reformatting for macOS v10.15/v10.14/v10.13/v10.12/v10.11/10.10

  • Features
  • Backup Software

    Toshiba Storage Backup Software (for download)

  • Password lock software

    Toshiba Storage Security Software (for download)

  • Physical
  • Enclosure

    Alumunium casing

  • Dimensions

    113.5 × 75 × 12 mm

  • Weight (approx.)

    180 g

  • Box Content
  • Box Content

    Canvio Alu
    USB 3.0 micro-B cable
    Quick Start Guide
    User‘s manual (pre-installed on the hard drive)

Product Range

Part number Capacity Color
HDTH320EK3AB 2 TB Black
HDTH320ES3AB 2 TB Silver
HDTH310EK3AB 1 TB Black
HDTH310ES3AB 1 TB Silver
HDTH305EK3AB 500 GB Black
HDTH305ES3AB 500 GB Silver
HDTH305ER3AB 500 GB Red

Where to buy

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