Samsung show off a wide range of USB 3.0 HDD at CESBy Jayita, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
One of the leading manufacturers of electronics goods Samsung today announced a new line of external hard disk drives (HDD) for the consumers. The line up also includes two new portable drives and a new desktop drive.
Samsung’s latest series of HDD enclosure comes with USB 3.0 support and a dedicated hardware 256Bit encryption technology on the 2.5″ models. They are available in several different colors and shape with either 2.5″ or 3.5″ HDD that have a maximum capacity of 1TB for the 2.5″ drives and 2TB for the 3.5 ones.ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
USB 3.0 provides data transfer rates of up to 5 gigabits per second, allowing users to transfer a 25-gigabyte high-definition movie in just four minutes, compared with 13 minutes for previous USB 2.0 interface drives.
The new portable drive will be available in four colors; Brown black, Noble beige, Clay orange and Mist gray. These new USB 3.0 external HDDs will be available in North America by March 2011.