Hitachi and Western Digital today presented distinct lines of hard drives the first, focused on internal hard drives for notebooks; the second, in external models, USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with standard 2.0).
The new Travelstar 5K750 and Travelstar 7K750 models are 2.5-inch drives, with versions of 5,400RPM and 7,200RPM, offering capacities up to 750GB (with intermediate models of 500GB and 640GB). They all have shock data protection technology. Prices start at $ 130.
There are three different editions: My Passport Essential, My Passport Essential SE and My Book Essential, ranging from 500GB to 3TB. All are available in a variety of colors, with prices ranging from $ 100 to $ 250 in the United States.