The LifeStudio Desk external drive gives you plenty of capacity to easily find, automatically organize, share, and protect all your digital content.
Organize all your photos and media with the intuitive 3D wall. View larger
HGST offers you reliable local backup as well as free cloud backup to keep your content safe. View larger
The LifeStudio Family of external drives automatically organizes your photos, movies, music, and files into a stunning 3D wall so you can easily view all your content both on your computer and from sites like Facebook. With plenty of capacity and reliable automatic backups, it's quick and easy to protect your entire digital library.
The LifeStudio external hard drive displays your photos, movies, music, and files into a stunning 3D wall menu. Now you can easily view all your content from one location, plus access and share your photos with friends and family through Facebook, Flickr, and Picasa.
The LifeStudio external drive also keeps your content safe with automatic local and cloud backup. With two levels of reliable protection to help keep your digital content safe, you can even access your files from any computer or smartphone using an internet browser, or share with others by sending a web link. iPad and iPhone apps are also available for an additional cost (sold separately).
More than an ordinary hard drive--this is the hard drive re-invented!
Simply Connect and Navigate in 3D
Connect your LifeStudio external drive to your PC or Mac via USB and it will automatically pull and organize your photos and media. Get instant access to memories stored on your PC or Mac, other external storage device, and even photos from your Facebook page or favorite photo sharing site accounts. Then navigate and share your content easily through the intuitive 3D wall.
Two Levels of Reliable Backup Protection
Preloaded HGST Backup software offers you reliable local backup as well as free cloud backup in order to keep your content safe and easily recoverable. HGST Backup offers smart and secure storage with 448 bit encryption and provides you with added peace of mind in case your go-to hard drive suffers a spilled drink, theft or natural disaster. It combines local and cloud backup solutions into a single, automatic application that gives you additional protection 24/7 helping you to secure your valuable files.
The preloaded HGST Backup software on your LifeStudio Desk external drive comes with 3GB of free cloud backup storage. You can upgrade your cloud storage as needed for affordable rates.
Share Anything with Anyone
Using HGST Backup, you can share any file you want by emailing your friends and family a link they can easily view and download. A web browser, iPhone or iPad Application is all you need to share your favorite saved photos, movies, music and files. You can also set up a password to protect those shared files.
- Interface: USB 2.0 compliant, USB 1.1 compatible
- Connector: USB 2.0, 5-pin Mini-B socket
- Data Transfer Rate: USB 2.0: up to 480Mbit/sec; USB 1.1: up to 12Mbit/sec
- Power: USB bus-powered or 5VDC
- Operating Temp: 41 - 95 degrees F (5 - 35 degrees C)
- Relative Humidity: 20-80% non-condensing
- Dimensions: 7.12in (18.09cm) x 4.85in (12.33cm) x 3.26in (8.27cm)
- Weight: 2.14lbs (0.97kg)
- System Requirements: Windows (XP, Vista, or 7) or OS X (10.5 or newer) and an available USB 2.0 or USB 1.1 port
- Supported Web Browsers: Internet Explorer (7 or newer), Mac Safari (4 or newer)
Which HGST External Storage Product is Right For You?
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LifeStudio Desk Plus
LifeStudio Mobile Plus
|Capacities ||1TB, 2TB ||320GB, 500GB ||500GB, 1TB, 2TB ||250GB, 320GB, 500GB ||500GB, 1TB, 2TB ||250GB, 320GB, 500GB, 750GB |
|Design ||Sleek, Desktop ||Compact, Mobile ||Sleek, Desktop ||Compact, Mobile ||Sleek, Desktop ||Compact, Mobile |
|USB Key for Ultimate Flexibility || || ||-- ||-- ||-- ||-- |
|Organization and 3D Wall Display Software || || || || ||-- ||-- |
|Upload Content to Facebook, Flicr, Picasa || || || || ||-- ||-- |
|Backup ||Local and Online ||Local and Online ||Local and Online ||Local and Online ||Local Only ||Local Only |
|USB 2.0 Drive Dock ||n/a || ||n/a || ||-- ||-- |
|Colors ||Black ||Graphite, Platinum ||Black ||Graphite, Platinum ||Black ||Black |
|Warranty ||3 Years ||3 Years ||2 Years ||2 Years ||2 Years ||1 Year |