Super speed storage made simple
Quickly transfer files with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and store up to 4 TB of data on Canvio Basics external hard drives. These devices are ready to use with Microsoft Windows and require no software installation, so it couldn’t be easier to start storing all of your favourite files. Whether at your desk, or on the go, its timeless design with the matt finish means it’ll always look good. What’s more, the hard drive also allows you to connect to older hardware, with USB 2.0 compatibility.
2.5" external hard drive
SuperSpeed USB 3.0
*Product design of the 3 TB model differs from the one shown.
Your compact companion
The Canvio Basics focuses on profile and classic design. The slim, compact casing and flat top make the Canvio Basics a true portable hard drive - easy to carry and store in any pocket or bag.
Portable Hard Drives
High transfer speeds
Powered by USB 3.0 technology, these portable hard drives are much faster than - but still compatible with - USB 2.0 devices, allowing for speedy transfer when organising your files.
Easy plug-and-play operation
Simple plug-and-play operation. Ready to use with Microsoft Windows and no software installation required. Intuitively drag and drop files to and from your PC or laptop.
Your data in safe hands
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.
- Basic Specifications
USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible)
Max. transfer rate
~ 5.0 Gbit/s
NTFS (MS Windows)
Requires reformatting for Mac OS
USB bus power (max. 900mA)
Formatted NTFS for Microsoft® Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 7
One free port of USB 3.0 or USB 2.0
Requires reformatting for macOS v10.14 /v10.13 /v10.12/v10.11/10.10
500 GB, 1 TB, 2 TB: 78 x 109 x 14 mm
3 TB (different product design): 70 × 118,9 × 21 mm
4 TB: 78 x 109 x 19,5 mm
500 GB: 140 g
1 TB, 2 TB: 149 g
3 TB, 4 TB: 217,5 g
- Box Content
USB 3.0 cable (Type A to Micro-B)
User‘s manual (pre-installed on the hard drive)