Toshiba Consumer Storage

Toshiba Canvio® Premium Portable External Hard Drive

Canvio Premium
  • Premium diamond-cut metal finish design
  • Auto Backup
  • Password protection to help prevent unauthorized drive access
  • USB Type-C adapter for the latest laptop computers

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.

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.
Safeguard Your Valuable Content

Safeguard Your Valuable Content

Get peace of mind knowing your data is protected. The included software offers easy-to-use local backup for your music, videos, photos, and files.  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.
Secure Your Data

Secure Your Data

The Canvio® Premium includes a password protection 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)
  • Quick Start Guide

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 warranty3.

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


Canvio® Premium Features

Sophisticated Design

  • Meticulously crafted, diamond-cut metal finish

Store & Backup

  • Smart backup & restore to easily back up your photos, music, videos, and files via a simple graphical user interface.
  • Schedule your backup 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

Peace of Mind


Capacities2: 1TB, 2TB, 3TB

Interface: USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)

Interface Transfer Rate4:
     Up to 5 Gb/s (USB 3.0)
     Up to 480 Mb/s (USB 2.0)

     1TB/2TB: mm: 78(W) x 109(L) x 13.5(H)  inch: 3.1(W) x 4.3(L) x 0.53(H)
     3TB: mm: 78(W) x 109(L) x 19(H) inch: 3.1(W) x 4.3(L) x 0.75(H)   

Color: Silver

Weight: 1TB/2TB: 160 g, 5.6 oz, 3TB: 225 g, 7.9 oz  

System Requirements3:
     Formatted NTFS for Microsoft® Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows® 7
     Requires reformatting for Mac OS v10.12 /OS X v10.11 / v10.10
     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 Three (3) year standard limited warranty applies. The warranty brochure is preloaded on the hard drive or can be viewed online at

4 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.

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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