Huawei’s New 1TB Backup Storage Drive

1TB backup storage drive

Huawei has become a well-known name in the mobile phone manufacturing industry. Recently, Huawei launched Mate 20 Series with industry’s most powerful and sophisticated technology.

These Huawei flagship devices are powered by best performing system on chip (SoC) to date – the Kirin 980. Kirin 980 based on advanced 7nm technology.

The Mate 20 Series comes with different storage variants. This storage can be expanded via the new NM card expansion slot.

During a product brief in Dubai, Huawei says that it’s confident that Kirin 980 processor will be better than Apple’s A12.

1TB backup storage drive

The tech world may be satisfied with this Mate 20 Series. Now the company comes with a new backup device.

However, phone’s storage is a very important thing to keep. There may be a possibility that your data may lose if your phone gets stolen. Although there are various cloud storage spaces available it is not possible to back-up the phone each day.

So, Huawei came with a different approach. Huawei has launched a portable 1TB backup storage drive for backing up your files.

Let’s find out more about the 1TB backup storage drive.

1TB backup storage drive

The new Huawei backup storage drive has a huge 1TB storage capacity. It is a charger also. It is shaped like a wireless charger. This backup storage drive’s top covers with waterproof fabric.

The round size is 136mm x 29mm and the weight is 270 gram. It has a silicone base to prevent sliding off on the flat surface. The shell is made of plastic.

1TB backup storage drive

This device is specially designed to automatically backup data off your phone. You can do this manually also. As I mentioned earlier, the device is also a charger.

This backup storage drive has a USB-C port. You can connect a 5V2A, 9V2A Huawei fast charge or a 5V4,5A Huawei super-fast charge adapter to it. Then this device will charge your device and taking backup. Unfortunately, it doesn’t support the newly introduced 40W SuperCharge technology.

1TB backup storage drive

According to Huawei, this device doesn’t require any special app to work. Just plug in your Mate 20 series phones to it and it backs up your files. You can also manually select the files you want it to back up. As the Mate 20 series is known for speed, this 1TB backup storage drive is not left behind. You can back up to 10 HD photos in a second.

The storage drive comes in gray color only. This will go on sale on October 26. Huawei does not declare any price for this device. But it is already listed on Vmall for pre-order. If you want to pre-order you have to pay a deposit of ¥8 ($1.15). You also enjoy a ¥100 ($14.43) discount when it goes on sale.


Huawei’s 1TB backup storage drive is a great device to backup and charges the phone simultaneously. There may be a drawback that backup drive currently works with the Mate 20 series only.

This charger/hard drive may soon available for the rest of the phones.



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