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Toshiba squeezes 240GB into 1.8" HDD

Also accompanied by single platter 80/120GB models

| Storage News | Posted: Sep 11, 2008 12:56 am

Toshiba's storage devision has just reached a new milestone, delivering the world's first dual-platter 1.8" HDD with a whopping 240GB capacity. Being just 1.8" in size, it allows for massive amounts of storage in devices such as portable media players, camcorders and ultra-mobile PCs. Codenamed MK2431GAH, the drive measures 54 (W) x 71 (D) x 8 mm (H), features a PATA interface and spins at 4,200RPMs.

 

Additionally, Toshiba has also introduced two more single platter HDDs with 120 and 80GB capacities, each bearing similar specs to their big 240GB brother.

 

All drives are said to be in full production by the end of the month. You can find the press release here for further information.

 


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