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We built the G-DRIVE ArmorLock SSD and app from the ground-up with technology that delivers revolutionary data protection that’s amazingly simple to use and doesn’t slow you down. Use the app to unlock and control who gets access to your drive – no password needed. Pro-grade performance and ultra-rugged features give you durability you can rely on. It’s next-generation security, with new-generation simplicity.

Passwords are a Thing of the Past
Remembering passwords, entering codes, and downloading software slow you down. With the ArmorLock technology, your phone is your key. We leverage your phone’s biometric authentication so you can simply and quickly access your content with the tap of a button.

Access Control
Easily control who gets access to your drive for seamless and secure collaboration. Sending the G-DRIVE ArmorLock SSD to a user at a different location? Before you ship, securely authorize their access to the drive using your favorite email or messaging service.

Auto Unlock
Quickly gain access to confidential files on your G-DRIVE ArmorLock SSD by pre-authorzing your phone or computer. With the Auto Unlock feature you can conveniently unlock your drive automatically when connected to an authorized phone or computer.

Robust Drive Management
With the ArmorLock app, you can quickly format your drive to one of the compatible file systems. When your content is no longer needed, use the secure erase feature to confidently erase the drive with the tap of a button. Worried you left your G-DRIVE ArmorLock SSD behind? The app will show you where you last used it on a map.

High-Grade Data Security
The G-DRIVE ArmorLock SSD comes completely locked out of the box, shutting out access until the drive is unlocked with the app. Ejecting the drive automatically locks it – rendering all content inaccessible. G-DRIVE ArmorLock SSD is built with 256-bit AES-XTS hardware encryption and NIST P-256 elliptic curve-based key management for powerful data protection without compromising on speed.

Pro-Grade Performance
The G-DRIVE ArmorLock SSD is built with a heat dispersing, cool aluminum core that is designed to pull heat away from the internal drive. This helps to minimize throttling so you get sustained, pro-grade transfer speeds up to 1000MB/s read and 1000MB/s write throughout your transfer2

Rugged Durability 
The ultra-rugged G-DRIVE ArmorLock SSD gives you reliable, pro-grade durability you can depend on. Hand it off and trust it’s safe with up to 3-meter drop protection3, 1,000-pound crush resistance, and IP67 dust and water resistance.

5-Year Limited Warranty
Backed by a 5-year limited warranty so you know you have storage you can rely on in the field for years to come.



  • 1TB
  • 2TB
  • 4TB

SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen 2)


Data Transfer
Rate 1000MB/s Read, 1000MB/s Write

Operating Temperature
41°– 95°F (5°- 35°C)

Size (LxWxH)
5.28 x 3.23 x 0.75 in | 134 x 82 x 19 mm

0.44 lbs / 0.20 kgs

Operating Systems System Requirements:
macOS 10.14+ and Windows® 10+
App Requirements: macOS 10.14+, iOS® 13.2+, and Android™ 9+

Box Contents
USB-C to USB-C Cable
USB-C to USB-A Cable
Quick Start Guide

Retail Packaging Box dimensions (LxWxH):
6.22” x 9.96” x 7.99” / 158 x 253 x 203 mm
Retail boxes per master carton: 6
Master cartons per pallet: 168
Units per pallet: 1,008


1. As used for storage capacity, 1GB = 1 billion bytes and 1TB = one trillion bytes. Actual user capacity may be less, depending on operating environment. | 2. Based on read speed, unless otherwise specified. As used for transfer rate, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per second. Performance will vary depending on your hardware and software components and configurations.  | 3. Shock resistance up to 1.2m on a carpeted concrete floor for 1TB and 2TB capacities, and up to 1m on a carpeted concrete floor for 4TB capacity.

Available in: 1TB, 2TB, 4TB


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