Kingston launches new USB Type-C Flash Drive

Kingston Technology has launched the DataTraveler MicroDuo 3C, a new USB Type-C flash drive at Computex 2015.

By Digit NewsDesk Published Date
05 - Jun - 2015
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05 - Jun - 2015
Kingston launches new USB Type-C Flash Drive

The flash drive is named the DataTraveler MicroDuo 3C. It offers read speeds up to 100MB/s and write speeds up to 15MB/s and features a dual interface that works on both USB-A and USB-C ports, keeping in mind compatibility for both upcoming systems and the ones currently being used. It comes in a portable form factor which is both lightweight and sturdy, with dimensions of 29.94 x 16.60 x 8.44 mm.

DataTraveler MicroDuo 3C

The main feature of the DataTraveler MicroDuo 3C is that it supports a USB Type-C port. Nathan Su, Flash Memory Sales Director, APAC Region, Kingston believes “Our drive provides more storage, features fast data transfer speeds and helps make the new technology more accessible to consumers.” The DataTraveler comes in storage capacities of 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB. While the 16 GB version comes with a 10 mb/s write speed, the 32 GB and 64 GB versions come with a 15 mb/s write speed. The entire range supports both USB 3.1 and 2.0 USB interfaces. Kingston is offering a 5 year warranty with the flash drive and free technical support as well with each purchase.

DataTraveler Micro 3.1

Apart from the USB-C flash drive, Kingston is also launching the DataTraveler Micro 3.1 USB flash drive, which is expected to come in both 16 GB and 64 GB capacities and is said to be the world’s smallest USB flash drive today. Kingston says that “it is perfect for adding more storage to your media while reducing the footprint.”

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