Kingston Introduced 2TB flash drive portable hdd killer
Going back to the past Kingston just introduced 1 TB Flash-drive. Flash drive packs some decent speed as well and Kingston says it delivers a maximum 240Mbps read speed and a 160Mbps write speed’.
While its exorbitant price made it an unreasonable purchase for the average consumer, But It is Great to have such an innovation.
Going back to the future Three years later, despite the fact that no other storage device makers have attempted to even match Kingston on its 1TB flash drive, the company has decided to break its own record by unveiling both the 1TB and 2TB DataTraveler Ultimate GT flash drives ahead of CES 2017 on Tuesday.
On top of the high storage capacity, the new drive is USB 3.1 Gen 1 compatible, which means excellent read/write performance.
Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT specifications:
- Capacities: 1TB, 2TB
- Speed: USB 3.1 Gen. 1
- Dimensions: 72mm x 26.94mm x 21mm
- Operating Temperature: -25°C to 60°C
- Storage Temperature: -40°C to 85°C
- Warranty: 5-year warranty with free technical support
- Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 (SP1), Mac OS 10.9.x and above, Linux v.2.6.x and above, Chrome OS
According to Kingston, the two new flash drives offer USB 3.1 Gen 1 performance, which should theoretically allow transfer speeds of up to 5Gbps. The DataTraveler Ultimate GT drives are built with a zinc-alloy metal casing for shock resistance.
Both the 1TB and 2TB DataTraveler Ultimate GT flash drives will be available in February, but Kingston has yet to announce a price point. We wouldn’t be surprised to see these sell for over $1,000, and 5 years of warranty.