Western Digital announced the My Passport Ultra back in May 2013. Many of you are familer with the popular My Passport. My Passport Ultra is basically a premium model of the My Passport.

It is available in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB in size, it comes preloaded with WD SmartWare Pro backup software with Dropbox integration, hardware encryption, and password protection to safeguard against unauthorized drive access and it comes with a carrying pouch.

My Passport Ultra portable hard drives are protected by a 3-year limited warranty and the 500GB model is selling for S$109 while the 1TB model is selling for S$139.

It is about S$20 more expensive than the normal My Passport but it comes with an additional carrying case and it is slightly lighter and slimmer.

Western Digital My Passport Ultra
Western Digital My Passport Ultra
Western Digital My Passport Ultra (With Pouch)
Western Digital My Passport Ultra (With Pouch)

My Passport Ultra vs My Passport

My Passport Ultra My Passport
Bundled Software WD Smartware Pro WD Smartware
Sizes 500GB, 1TB, 2TB (Soon) 500GB, 750GB, 1TB, 2TB
Colors Red, Blue, Black and Grey
Dimensions (1TB) 15.4mm x 110.5mm x 82mm 19mm x 111mm x 82mm
Weight (1TB) 160g 194g
Speed 114MB/s (Read) / 111MB/s (Write) 109MB/s (Read/Write)
Pouch Included
Warranty 3-year limited warranty
(SGD inclusive of GST)
500GB: $109
1TB: $139
2TB: Not Available Yet
500GB: $89
1TB: $119
2TB: $199