Supertalent introduce Storage POD Mini portable SSD
Ryan Martin / 5 years ago
Super Talent Technology today announced the Storage POD Mini, a portable SSD that they say will change how you think about external storage.
External hard disk drives have made it easy to back-up important data and move data from one machine to another but its performance was limited and always slower than the internal hard drive due to the USB 2.0 bandwidth constraints. Thanks to USB 3.0 and SSD technologies, it is now possible to create a USB storage solution that is smaller, lighter and faster than a traditional HDD. A blue anodized, all-aluminum enclosure enables this drive to be both lightweight and rugged yet measures in at just 110 x 68 x 10 mm (roughly the same size as an internal 2.5″ HDD; without the enclosure) It fits easily in your pocket and requires no power adapter.
The SSD boasts a top speed of over 260MB/s and Its on-board processor is able to accelerate real world performance by compressing your data, in real-time, as it writes and decompressing data as it reads. Your data now uses less space and transfers more efficiently than ever. Backing up your system now takes a fraction of the time it would take on rotating media.
Fully backward compatible to USB 2.0, the Storage POD Mini is also packed with many new features. This drive has a One-Touch Backup button that launches a backup routine that can support numerous machines. Just push the backup button and it will begin to back up all your pre-determined data areas at writes speeds of up to 174MB/s. And the Storage POD Mini also has a Read/Write switch to protect your data from unintentional writes, similar to an SD card.
Available in 60GB, 120GB and 240GB capacities, the Storage POD Mini is now shipping.
Source: Press Release