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Toshiba Canvio® Advance Portable External Hard Drive

Canvio Advance
  • Compact design with vibrant colors
  • Auto backup
  • Password protection
  • 2-year limited warranty

Take Life Anywhere

Toshiba’s Canvio® Advance portable hard drive allows creators to do what they do best–anywhere their lives take them–offering high storage capacity, quick access to your stored content and the time-tested reliable performance they need.
Canvio Advance Big Capacity in a Small Package

Big Capacity in a Small Package

With up to 4TB1 of storage in a slim and stylish portable hard drive, the Canvio® Advance allows for you to store thousands of pictures, videos, music, or a variety of large files on a small 2.5” portable drive.
Canvio Advance Backup Automatically

Back up Automatically

Avoid losing valuable content with the included* Toshiba Storage Backup Software for your PC. The intuitive interface makes backing up your data a breeze. Simply set the time and intervals for your backups and let the software take care of the rest.
Canvio Advance Protect Your Data

Protect Your Data

Prevent unauthorized users from accessing your private information with the included* Toshiba Storage Security Software, allowing you to secure your hard drive with a unique password.
Canvio Advance Portable Peace of Mind

Portable Peace of Mind

The Canvio® Advance is built to Toshiba’s world-class quality standards, offering time-tested reliable performance and backed by a 2-year limited warranty2, so you can feel confident to create wherever inspiration moves you.

Canvio Advance Packaging

What's in the Box

  • Toshiba Canvio® Advance Portable Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0 Cable (works with USB 2.0)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Downloadable Software*
  • 2-year standard limited warranty


Capacities1: 1TB, 2TB, 4TB

Interface: USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)

Interface Transfer Rate2:
     Up to 5 Gbit/s (USB 3.0)
     Up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 2.0)

     1TB, 2TB (LxWxH):
          109.0 × 78.0 × 14.0 (mm)
          4.3 x 3.1 x 0.55 (inch)
     4TB (LxWxH):
          109.0 × 78.0 × 19.5 (mm)
          4.3 x 3.1 x 0.77 (inch)

Color: Black, Blue, Red, and White

     1TB/2TB: 149 g (5.3 oz)
     4TB: 210 g (7.4 oz)

System Requirements4
     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

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HDTC910XR3AA 1TB Red USB 3.0
HDTC910XL3AA 1TB Blue USB 3.0
HDTC920XK3AA 2TB Black USB 3.0
HDTC920XW3AA 2TB White USB 3.0
HDTC920XR3AA 2TB Red USB 3.0
HDTC920XL3AA 2TB Blue USB 3.0
HDTC940XK3CA 4TB Black USB 3.0
HDTC940XW3CA 4TB White USB 3.0
HDTC940XR3CA 4TB Red USB 3.0
HDTC940XL3CA 4TB Blue USB 3.0

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 5 Gbit/s is the 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.

3 Two (2) year standard limited warranty applies. The warranty brochure is preloaded on the hard drive or can be viewed online at

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

*Software is available via a free download that is subject to Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation's and/or Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc's. standard End User License Agreement

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

Warning WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals, including lead, known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to Wash hands after handling.

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.

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