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Samsung enhances STORY Station Ext. HDD lineup with USB 3.0

3.5-inch ext. drive in 1 / 2TB capacities
By: Steve Dougherty | Connectivity & Communications News | Posted: Apr 26, 2010 9:56 am

Samsung has just come out with a USB 3.0-ready version in its STORY range of external hard drives.

 

The STORY Station 3.0 is a 3.5-inch sized unit that can be purchased in large capacities of 1 or 2TB. It features three energy saving modes; idle, sleep and suspend which gives the ability to leave it on for extended periods without significant power draw.

 

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Samsung pre-loads the unit with several software suites including Samsung Auto Backup, SecretZone and SafetyKey for data encryption and data protection.

 

Of course, the biggest highlight is the ability to use USB 3.0 connectivity, offerings speeds 10 times faster than the ageing USB 2.0 interface.

 

Samsung is now shipping the STORY Station 3.0 with 3 year warranty. Further details can be obtained within the PR here folks.

 

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