It's just been brought to my attention that Western Digital are now offering a new member of their external "Passport" series of portable HDDs, this new variant with a capacity of 250GB. It carries an RRP of $299 AUD and should become available anytime now.
For further information on it check out the official PR here.
Sydney, Australia. - July 16 2007 - Expanding its lineup of consumer-friendly, easy-to-use external hard drives, Western Digital announced that its new 250 GB capacity WD Passport® Portable Drives are now available. This sharp increase in storage offers consumers one of the first handheld storage devices with a whopping one-quarter terabyte capacity.
WD Passport Portable Drives have become popular worldwide for their plug-and-play capability, stylish, ultra-portable design, and sleek piano-black finish. At less than five ounces, this lightweight drive fits neatly in a pocket or backpack and is the perfect gadget to back up today's increasingly large files from digital pictures, HD (high definition) video and music.