Toshiba 500GB Canvio for Smartphone 2-in-1


  • Backup and charge in one operation
  • Easy data transfer to new smartphones
  • Sleek and elegant design
  • User-friendly Android app
  • Use with several phones



It’s as easy as charging your phone. Just connect your phone to charge and backup takes care of itself automatically after activating the function in the easy-to-use Android app. You don’t have to worry about saving important personal data any more. Canvio for Smartphone does it for you.


A lot can happen to a smartphone: they get dropped, soaked and stolen. You’ll never again have to worry about losing your contact list, documents or that special video or photo. All you need is the Android app and the Canvio for Smartphone and your valuable data is regularly backed up and secure.


You’ll be up and running quickly when you upgrade to a new phone. The Canvio for Smartphone provides an easy route which simplifies the set-up of new smartphones. It transfers your photos, videos, music, contacts and documents simply and seamlessly from your old to your new device with just a few clicks.


The elegant Canvio for Smartphone is a stylish addition to any room and includes a massive 500 GB capacity, giving you ample space to back up your photos, videos, music, contacts and documents. You could store up to 120,000 music tracks or 220,000 images. [* Based on maximum individual file sizes of 4 MB music track and 2 MB image]


Whether you charge in the living room or on your bedside table, your data is kept safely at home, avoiding the risks and costs of a cloud solution. And, because the Canvio for Smartphone can be shared by several devices, the whole family can benefit – everyone can share their data and keep it safe and secure.


The Canvio for Smartphone is also great for data management. Even without a PC, files can be copied and deleted via the smartphone app. Additionally, you can use it as a regular hard disk with your PC and play the stored files on your Smartphone. It supports MicroUSB, Type-A and Type-C USB which gives you more flexibility to connect to existing and future devices.

Key Features

  • Backup and charge in one operation
  • Easy data transfer to new smartphones
  • Sleek and elegant design
  • User-friendly Android app
  • Use with several phones

The 2-in-1 backup and charging solution.
Stay cool. The Toshiba Canvio for Smartphone backs up your data and charges your smartphone in one single user operation, so you can focus on the important things in your life. All you need is the sleek Canvio for Smartphone and Android app – connect up and you get a backup each time you charge, automatically. There’s no need to worry about the technical details. Your photos, videos, music, contacts and documents are kept current and safe. And if you lose your phone or upgrade to a new model, you just transfer the data to the new device and you’re good to go.


Interface SATA 6.0 Gbit/s
Hard drive format NTFS
Available capacities 500 GB
Dimensions 145 x 145 x 15 mm (W x L x H)
Weight 210 g
Compatibility Android smartphones (OTG supported), PC
Accessories AC adapter, USB 2.0 cable microB-microB type, USB Type-C cable, USB Type-A adapter
Box Content Canvio for Smartphone
AC adapter (incl. EU & UK plug head)
USB 2.0 cable microB-microB type
USB Type-C cable
USB Type-A adapter
Quick Start Guide
Disclaimer To enable automatic backup and charging the Android smartphone has to be turned on and the designated app has to be installed.
For PC use CANVIO for Smartphone requires the AC adapter.

Technical Specification

Toshiba 500GB Canvio for Smartphone 2-in-1


Cables Included 1 x micro-USB cable – external ¦ 1 x USB-C cable – USB-C to micro-B – external ¦ 1 x USB adapter – external
Localisation United Kingdom, Europe


Device Type Hard drive – external (desktop)
Capacity 500 GB
Interface USB 2.0
Internal Drive Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
Features Automatic backup, NTFS formatted
Width 145 mm
Depth 145 mm
Height 15 mm
Weight 210 g

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x USB 2.0


Power Source Included AC adapter
Power Device Power adapter


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