Toshiba 500GB Canvio® Slim II Portable External Hard Drive for PCs - Black

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Part Number: HDTD205XK3D1

Toshiba Canvio® Slim II Portable External Hard Drive is ideal for taking your storage on the go. This drive offers high capacity storage in a slim and sleek brushed aluminum design that is a perfect companion for your Ultrabooks™.

Store & Backup
The Canvio® Slim II lets you store your files in a centralized place next to your computer, giving you easy access to your files whenever you need them – whether you are at home or away from home.

Get peace of mind knowing your data is protected. The included NTI Backup Now EZ2 software scans your Windows® operating system and offers customizable backup options for your computer. Choose between backing up your files and folders to the cloud3, backing up your files and folders to your Canvio® Slim II portable hard drive, backing up everything saved on your computer, or choose all three for the most comprehensive coverage. Click the restore button and you can recover a file, folder, or your entire system. You can even schedule your backup to run automatically at any time and day – ensuring your files are always protected.

Secure your backup files with password-protected data encryption, (up to 256-bit), to help keep your backup safe and prevent unauthorized access.

Access & Share
Stay connected with your friends and family with the Pogoplug® PC5. Leave your Canvio® Slim II at home, connected to your PC and still have complete access to all your files, photos, music and movies on any computer, smartphone or tablet – anywhere, anytime5. You can even share massive files and folders instantly from your PC and Canvio® Slim II with Pogoplug®. As an extra bonus, Canvio® Slim II includes 10GB of free cloud storage5 for storing “always-available” copies of important files.

Go Mobile
The Canvio® Slim II is sleek and ultra portable – yet able to store even the largest digital libraries with 500GB storage capacity. Forget your files? No problem – the Canvio® Slim II comes with file and folder remote access feature so you can access your files anywhere anytime via the internet5. You can even back up content from your mobile devices to the Canvio® Slim II or to the cloud5.

The Canvio® Slim II Portable Drives include a password lock feature that prevents unauthorized access to your drive. Get peace of mind knowing your data is kept safe on the go.

PC and Mac® Compatible
Toshiba Canvio® Slim II Portable Drives are preformatted NTFS for Windows® 8, 7, and Windows® XP. Plus, the drive comes with a NTFS driver for Mac® allowing you to store and access files from the PC and Mac® without reformatting4.

Backups and file security should never weigh on you – no matter where you go. So get the sleek, light and stylish Canvio® Slim II Portable External Hard Drive, and make sure your digital treasures plus peace of mind are always at hand.

Product Features:

  • Storage companion for your Ultrabook™
    • Slim and lightweight design
    • Sleek brushed aluminum finish
  • Safeguard your valuable data
    • Preloaded easy-to-use backup software2
    • Schedule automatic backup
    • File, folder and full system backup and recovery
    • Password-protected encryption for your backed up files
  • Access & Share
    • Access and share content from any device anywhere via the internet
    • Upload and download content from any device easily
    • Share massive files and folders instantly from your PC and Canvio® Slim II
  • Mobile & Secure
    • Access content remotely from mobile devices5
    • Back up content from your mobile devices5
    • PC & Mac® compatible. Stores and access files from PC and Mac® without reformatting4
    • Password lock feature to prevent unauthorized drive access
  • Peace of Mind
    • 3-year limited warranty included8


  • Capacity: 500GB, 1TB
  • Interfaces: USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)
  • Interface Transfer Rate6:
    • Up to 5 Gb/s (USB 3.0)7
    • Up to 480 Mb/s (USB 2.0)
  • Speed: 5400 RPM
  • Average Seek Time: 12 ms
  • Cache Buffer: 8MB
  • Size (in): 500GB: 4.21(L) X 2.95(W) X 0.35(H)
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 500GB: 4.41 oz Max

In the box:

  • Toshiba Canvio® Slim II Portable Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0 Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • NTI® Backup Now EZ™ (preloaded on drive)
  • NTFS driver for Mac® (preloaded on drive)
  • Pogoplug for PC software (preloaded on drive)
  • HDD Password Tool (preloaded on drive)
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty (preloaded on drive)8

System Requirements:9

  • Formatted NTFS for Windows® XP, 7, 8
  • Mac OS® X (Snow Leopard®, Lion®, Mountain Lion®) with included NTFS driver for Mac®4
  • Available USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port


1. One Gigabyte (1GB) means 109 = 1,000,000,000 bytes and One Terabyte (1TB) means 1012 = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes using powers of 10. A computer operating system, however, reports storage capacity using powers of 2 for the definition of 1GB= 230 = 1,073,741,824 bytes and 1TB = 240 = 1,099,511,627,776 bytes, and therefore shows less storage capacity. Available storage capacity (including examples of various media files) will vary based on file size, formatting, settings, software and operating system and other factors.

2. The preloaded NTI Backup Now EZ software is compatible with Windows® OS only.

3. Free 30-day trial of cloud backup included.

4. Reformatting to HFS+ required for use with Time Machine® software.

5. Includes free downloadable copy of Pogoplug® PC with 10GB of free cloud storage. PC must be on and Internet connection required for remote access

6. Transfer rate may vary depending on user's system configuration and capabilities.

7. 5 Gbps is the maximum interface transfer rate per the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus

8. This product is covered by a three (3) year standard limited warranty

Replacement for HDTD105XK3D1.

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