Kingston's DataTraveler Ultimate Generation flash drive puts 2 terabytes in your pocket

Kingston's DataTraveler Ultimate Generation flash drive puts 2 terabytes in your pocket

Who needs a hard drive, or for that matter cloud storage? With Kingston’s new 2 TB flash drive—that’s two terabytes—you can carry around your entire digital life, right in your pocket.

After debuting the 1 TB Kingston DataTraveler HyperX Predator USB 3.0 flash drive last year, Kingston has one-upped itself with the DataTraveler Ultimate Generation Terabyte, a similar USB 3.0 flash drive with capacities of up to two terabytes, using a USB 3.1 interface. 

As you can see from the picture above, the Ultimate Generation Terabyte is a monster, as the key itself dwarfs the USB connector. All told, it measures 72mm x 26.94mm x 21mm (that's 2.83 inches by 1 inch by 0.83 inches).

So what can you do with all that storage? Kingston has some suggestions: Store up to 70 hours of 4K video. Or 256,000 16MB photos. Or 96 PC games. You get the idea. So what will this little monster cost? Well, that’s where it gets interesting.

Kingston isn’t divulging a price for the new drive, though we can discern some clues from its last-generation drive. The DataTraveler HyperX Predator ships in two capacities: $295.59 for the 512 GB version, and a whopping $2,730 for the 1 TB version. (Both prices come from Amazon; Kingston doesn’t list any prices for the drive on its own website.) It’s reasonable, then, to assume that Kingston will charge much, much more than $2,730 for the new 2 TB model, and it’s possible that the price could even double to $5,500 because of the sheer novelty of the product.

But really, who cares? You’ve got 2 terabytes in your pocket.

IDG Insider

PREVIOUS ARTICLE

«HTTPS scanning in Kaspersky antivirus exposed users to MITM attacks

NEXT ARTICLE

TCL targets Apple, Samsung with new BlackBerry handset»
author_image
IDG Connect

IDG Connect tackles the tech stories that matter to you

Add Your Comment

Most Recent Comments

Our Case Studies

IDG Connect delivers full creative solutions to meet all your demand generatlon needs. These cover the full scope of options, from customized content and lead delivery through to fully integrated campaigns.

images

Our Marketing Research

Our in-house analyst and editorial team create a range of insights for the global marketing community. These look at IT buying preferences, the latest soclal media trends and other zeitgeist topics.

images

Poll

Should companies have Bitcoins on hand in preparation for a Ransomware attack?