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BENGALURU, July 16, 2018

Western Digital today announced launch of the new G-Technology™ brand G-DRIVE™ mobile SSD R-Series device, the fastest G-Technology portable SSD on Amazon India. This latest SSD device is especially suitable for content creators to work with large video, audio and image files quickly and in rough and unpredictable outdoor environments.

Designed for creative geniuses on the go, the G-DRIVE mobile SSD R-Series provides the perfect combination of compact storage without compromising on capacity, speed and device protection. This exceptionally durable storage device is aimed at helping professionals keep up with the growing demands of their photo and video workflows with its sky high storage performance and versatile compatibility with laptops. With the latest-generation USB-C™ connectivity and transfer speeds up to 560MB/s* (500GB model), digital content creators will be able to unleash their creativity in new places and work with large creative files like videos, photos and music faster. The device will be available exclusively on Amazon India, starting from Amazon Prime Day, 16th July 2018.

Product Specifications:

  • Interface: USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gb/s)
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 560MB/s (500GB model)*
  • Compatibility:
    macOS 10.10+
    Windows® 10, 8.1, 7 (via reformat)
    USB-C™ ready; USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt™ 3 compatible
  • Dimensions: 3.74″ x 1.97″ x 0.57″ / 94 x 50 x 14.5mm
  • 5 year limited warranty
  • Shock and Vibration resistant
  • IP67 water and dust resistance, up to 3-meter drop protection**, and a 1000lb crushproof rating.

*Read Speed. As used for transfer rate, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per second.

**On carpeted concrete floor.

Pricing and Availability

The SSD Devices are available exclusively on Amazon India from 16th July, 2018.

Pricing as follows:

G-DRIVE mobile SSD R-Series 500 GB at INR 10,999

Media Contact:
Javed Ansari
Western Digital Corporation
+91-9871629983
[email protected]

Reena Rajan
[email protected]
+91-9611546655
The PRactice