Hitachi announces new hard drive solutions in India

Hitachi GST announced four new solutions to store and protect growing digital content in India - 4TB Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 and 5K4000 hard drives, and the 4TB Hitachi Touro Desk and 1TB Hitachi Touro Mobile external hard drives. The new entrants, include two 4TB Deskstar hard drives, which promise faster performance with 7,200 rpm and 64MB cache buffer.

Secure your digital life

Secure your digital life



It comes with a higher level of power efficiency and ensures quiet operation for energy-conscious, environmentally-friendly computers. Each drive is complete with a software download that allows 32- and 64-bit Microsoft Windows, Apple OS X and Linux systems to reap the benefits of the 4TB capacity. Besides 33 percent more capacity, compared to the currently available 3TB drives, the Deskstar 7K4000 and 5K4000 also offer 6GB/s SATA interface for swifter data transfer rates. 


The Touro Desk external drive can be placed vertically or horizontally, or also be stacked to fit into your home or office. It has a smooth black, textured body for solid good looks and provides easy add-on storage for all your digital content. The colossal storage capacity is capable of storing hours and hours of high-definition video, thousands of movies, songs and photos, and tons of video games with room to spare. The plug and play 4TB Hitachi Touro Desk external drive has a fast USB 3.0 interface. It is compatible with Mac and PC and can be picked in 4TB, 3TB, 2TB and 1TB capacities.


The 1TB Hitachi Touro Mobile external drive is said to feature an elegant, yet durable design weighing 5.4 ounces. The Hitachi Touro Mobile drive can be carried in a purse, backpack or a briefcase. It is USB 3.0 bus-powered. Available in storage capacities such as 1TB, 750GB and 500GB, it is compatible with both PC and Mac.  The Hitachi Touro Desk and Touro Mobile external drives also get 3GB of free cloud storage from HitachiBackup. Users can upgrade to a paid account for additional storage space.


These Hitachi solutions will be made available in India in mid-April and the exact pricing will be disclosed when they hit store shelves.


Published Date: Mar 03, 2012 09:47 am | Updated Date: Mar 03, 2012 09:47 am