The Good The compact and good-looking WD My Passport Ultra offers fast data speeds, has helpful bundled software, and comes in stylish color options.
The Bad At launch, the drive's suggested price is slightly higher than those of its peers, and its 2TB-capacity model is not yet available.
The Bottom Line The WD My Passport Ultra is one of the best portable drives you can buy with software that makes backups fast and easy.
Compact, easy-to-use, and superfast
Editors' note: The rating of this review was updated on May 29th, 2015 to reflect the drive's position on the market in with
Looks aren't always important for storage devices, but they don't hurt, either, and in the case of the WD My Passport Ultra, looks are a great bonus. This is because the drive has everything else: fast performance, large storage space, and helpful bundled software.
The new drive is the successor to last year's similar-looking