TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,007 Reviews & Articles | 38,761 News Posts

Kingston gives U.S. market a 256GB DataTraveler Flash Drive

But be prepared to pay through the roof

| Storage News | Posted: Feb 19, 2010 3:10 am

Kingston has become the first flash drive maker to bring a drive to the U.S. with 256GB capacity.

 

While Kingston had already previously released a 256GB flash drive (the DataTraveler 300) to the Asia/Pacific, Europe, Middle East and African regions back in July of last year, this drive is an updated model, thus dubbed the DataTraveler 310.

 

TweakTown image news/1/4/14287_05.jpg

 

The drive uses a removeable protective cap that can be attached to the rear when the drive is being used.

 

TweakTown image news/1/4/14287_06.jpg

 

Kingston reports read and write rates of 25MB/sec and 12MB/sec respectively and it is based by a five year warranty. But if its big capacity you want, be prepared for the big price tag as well. Kingston have slapped an MSRP of just over 1100 bucks on it.

 

For further details, you can locate Kingston's announcement here.

 

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Storage news at our Storage news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts
Check out TweakTown Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases