WD launches 2.5-inch WD Blue 7 mm hard drive in India
New Delhi, India, June 24, 2013: WD, a Western Digital company today announced that it is shipping the world’s thinnest 1 TB hard drive with its new 2.5-inch WD Blue 7 mm hard drive in India. Offering OEMs, channel integrators and consumers a unique storage solution for thin and light systems, slimmer notebooks, as well as compatibility with the industry-standard 9.5 mm drive slots of mainstream notebooks, the WD Blue hard drive family, in capacities from 320 GB to 1 TB in the 7 mm height, now provides a singular option of thin design and high capacity storage.
Matt Rutledge, Vice President and General Manager for client storage products at WD, said, ”Users with large portfolios of content no longer need to sacrifice capacity when buying an Ultrabook or upgrading to a thin and light notebook. This most compact 1TB hard drive to-date offers manufacturers of systems an upsell path for their customers who will now be able to choose systems offering both sleek design and high capacity.”
Roger Bradford, Capabilities Marketing Manager at Intel, said, “Intel is introducing its fourth-generation Intel Core processor family (codenamed Haswell) to deliver faster and more efficient performance to both desktop and notebook platforms, with significant gains benefitting portable systems. The release of the WD Blue 7 mm hard drives offers a new level of storage capacity that further enriches the computing experience for users of Ultrabooks, All-in-Ones and other thin and light PCs.”
Price and Availability:
Shipping in the last week of June through select distributors and resellers, the new 1 TB WD Blue 7 mm 2.5-inch mobile hard drive is covered by a two-year limited warranty. MSRP for the 1 TB, model #:(WD10SPCX) is 7500 INR (plus taxes). WD Blue 7 mm 2.5-inch mobile hard drives in 320GB and 500GB capacity have been available since the beginning of this year through select distributors and resellers and are also covered by a two-year limited warranty. MSRP for the 500 GB, model #: (WD5000LPVX) is 3600 INR (plus taxes) and the 320 GB, model #: (WD3200LPVX) is 3150 INR (plus taxes).
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