Toshiba Consumer Storage

Toshiba Canvio® Premium Portable External Hard Drive

External HDD Canvio Premium
  • Premium diamond-cut metal finish design
  • Full system backup and recovery
  • Password lock feature to help prevent unauthorized drive access
  • USB Type-C adapter to work with next-generation computers
  • Mac & PC compatible1

A Cut Above the Rest

From its diamond-cut-edge aluminum design to its versatile connectivity, the Canvio® Premium exemplifies the perfect blend of beauty, form and function. With up to 3TB2 storage capacity, you can be sure that your data demands are met and are accessible for years to come.

A Cut Above the Rest
Stylish and Versatile

Stylish and Versatile

The Canvio® Premium combines both style and versatility perfectly. Exceptionally sleek and stylish with a premium aluminum design, it offers high-capacity storage, backup, and security that make it a excellent companion to your latest computers.  Plus, it comes with a travel pouch for you to take your drive on the go.
Safeguard Your Valuable Content

Safeguard Your Valuable Content

Get peace of mind knowing your data is protected. The included backup software3 offers three customizable options to back up your data easily – full system, files and folders, cloud4, or all three for the most comprehensive coverage.  You can also schedule your backup to run automatically at any time and day.
Connectivity for Years to Come

Connectivity for Years to Come

The Canvio® Premium comes with a USB Type-C Adapter so you can use it with the latest computer that has the new USB Type-C interface. Simply connect the Canvio® Premium to your Type-C enabled computer via the Adapter to store your content so you can access it on the go. Plus, the Canvio® Premium’s built-in standard USB 3.0 interface works with an existing computer that has the regular USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 Type-A port.
Canvio Premium PC and MAC

PC and Mac® Friendly

Canvio® Premium is preformatted NTFS for Windows® PC. Plus, the drive comes with a NTFS driver for Mac® allowing you to store and access files from the PC and Mac without reformatting5.
Secure Your Data

Secure Your Data

The Canvio® Premium includes a password lock feature that helps prevent unauthorized access to your drive. Get peace of mind knowing your data is kept safe at home and at work.
Quality - Inside and Outside

Quality - Inside and Outside

The Canvio® Premium is stylish and easy to carry - yet able to store even the largest digital libraries with up to 3TB2 storage capacity. The drive’s outer casing is meticulously crafted to achieve a premium diamond-cut metal finish in a sophisticated design. The drive inside includes an internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology to help keep your drive safe on the go. Plus, Toshiba backs up this high quality standard with a three-year limited warranty
What’s in the Box

What’s in the Box

  • Toshiba Canvio® Premium Portable External Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0 Cable (works with USB 2.0)
  • USB Type-C Adapter (Type A to C)
  • Travel Pouch
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Preloaded Software3

Triple the Assurance

Like all Toshiba products, Canvio® Premium Portable External Hard Disk Drives were designed from the ground up with your needs and imagination in mind, then tested again and again for reliability. You can count on them to perform as advertised—every time. That's why they come with a solid three-year limited warranty6.

The warranty brochure is preloaded on the hard drive or can be viewed online at

Canvio Premium 3-Year Warranty

Canvio® Premium Features

Sophisticated Design

  • Meticulously crafted, diamond-cut metal finish
  • In Silver and Graphite colors

Store & Backup

  • Up to 3TB2 of storage capacity to store your ever-expanding files and content.
  • Complete backup solution for protecting your digital memories
  • Files & folder backup & restore
  • Full system backup & recovery
  • Cloud-enabled backup4
  • Schedule backups to run automatically

USB Type-C Ready

  • Includes USB Type-C adapter to work with next-generation computers
  • Works with standard USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 computers
  • USB powered, no external power needed

PC and Mac® Friendly

  • PC & Mac® compatible. Stores and access files from PC and Mac® without reformatting5

Peace of Mind

  • Password lock feature to prevent unauthorized drive access
  • Includes carrying pouch to protect the drive while on the go
  • Backed by Toshiba’s 3-year limited warranty6


Capacities2: 1TB, 2TB, 3TB

Interface: USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)

Interface Transfer Rate7:
     Up to 5 Gb/s (USB 3.0)
     Up to 480 Mb/s (USB 2.0)

     1TB: 109.0 (L) × 78.0 (W) × 13.5 (H) mm
     2TB, 3TB: 109.0 (L) × 78.0 (W) × 19.0 (H) mm

Color: Graphite, Silver

Weight: 1TB: 155 g, 2TB: 215 g, 3TB: 225 g

System Requirements3:
     Formatted NTFS for Microsoft® Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows® 7
     OS X® 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8 with included NTFS driver for Mac®5
     Available USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 Port

1 Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.

2 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.

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

4 Free 30-day trial of cloud backup included.

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

6 Three (3) year standard limited warranty applies. The warranty brochure is preloaded on the hard drive or can be viewed online at

7 5 Gbps is the maximum interface transfer rate per the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 3.0. Actual transfer rate will vary depending on your system configuration and other factors.

Product specifications, colors, features, and availability are subject to change without notice.

Windows and Microsoft are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Mac, OS X and Time Machine are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
CANVIO is a trademark of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc.
NTI Backup Now EZ is a trademark of NTI Corporation in the US and/or other countries.

The support for Pogoplug® product services with Toshiba hard drives will terminate as of September 30, 2017 and new user registrations were disabled as of June 1, 2017. For more information, please click here.

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