Back to results

Portable Hard Drives

Canvio Basics

Super speed storage made simple

Quickly transfer files with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and store up to 3 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 means it will 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
  • USB-powered
3 TB 2.5 TB 2 TB 1 TB 750 GB 500 GB
Compact casing
High capacity storage in a conveniently compact, classic matt black casing. Available in several capacity sizes (up to 3 TB), Canvio Basics hard drives are perfect for storing data, music, pictures, and thanks to a special internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology they are ideal to guard your data wherever you go.

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.

Product Specifications

  • Basic Specifications
  • Interface
    USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible)
  • Max. transfer rate
    ~ 5.0 Gbit/s
  • 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 8 / 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

  • Physical
  • Enclosure
    Matt casing
  • Dimensions

    500 GB, 750 GB, 1 TB: 119 × 79 × 15 mm
    2 TB, 2.5 TB, 3 TB: 119 × 79 × 20.5 mm

  • Weight (approx.)

    max. 230 g

  • Box Content
  • Box Content

    Canvio Basics
    Usb 3.0 micro-B cable
    Quick start guide
    User‘s manual (pre-installed on the hard drive)
    Warranty leaflet

Product Range

Part number Capacity Color
HDTB330EK3CA 3 TB Black
HDTB325EK3CA 2.5 TB Black
HDTB320EK3CA 2 TB Black
HDTB310EK3AA 1 TB Black
HDTB307EK3AA 750 GB Black
HDTB305EK3AA 500 GB Black

Where to buy

All features depending on model and local availability. The complete disclaimer and legal information can be found here: disclaimer


CookiesWe use cookies so we can provide you with the best possible user experience on our website. If you continue to browse without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you’re happy to receive all the cookies on this Toshiba website. You can also click the “Continue” button to accept our policy in your browser so this message does not appear in the future. You can, of course, change your cookie preferences at any time via your browser settings. For more details of our cookies and cookie policy please visit our Privacy Policy. Privacy Policy

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.