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WD Portable SSD Showcase @ Computex 2018

WD Portable SSD Showcase @ Computex 2018

In addition to their WD Black NVMe SSD showcase, Western Digital also showed off their wide range of portable SSD drives under the SanDisk, WD and G-Technology brands. Join us for our tour of the WD Portable SSD showcase at Computex 2018!

 

The WD Portable SSD Showcas

Western Digital currently has portable SSDs under three brands – SanDisk, WD and G-Technology. Western Digital’s Jared Peck gives us a tour of these portable SSDs, and their key features. He even demonstrates how crushproof the G-DRIVE portable SSD is!

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD

The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is a tough, IP55 dust- and water-resistant drive. It offers capacities up to 2 TB, with transfer rates of up to 550 MB/s.

  • 2 TB SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD : $599
  • 1 TB SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD : $299
  • 500 GB SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD : $139
  • 250 GB SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD : $99

WD My Passport Portable SSD

WD is increasing the capacity of their My Passport SSD drive to 2 TB. It offers up to 540 MB/s in transfer rate, with 256-bit AES hardware encryption built-in.

  • 2 TB WD My Passport Portable SSD : $599
  • 1 TB WD My Passport Portable SSD : $306
  • 512 GB WD My Passport Portable SSD : $139
  • 256 GB WD My Passport Portable SSD : $99

WD My Passport Wireless SSD

The WD My Passport Wireless SSD is the SSD version of the WD My Passport Wireless drive. Designed for photographers on-the-go, it not only comes with an internal battery and WiFi-AC connectivity, it also has a SD card reader built-in.

  • 2 TB WD My Passport Wireless SSD : $799
  • 1 TB WD My Passport Wireless SSD : $499
  • 500 GB WD My Passport Wireless SSD : $299
  • 250 GB WD My Passport Wireless SSD : $199

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G-DRIVE Mobile SSD

The G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile SSD has a built-in heatsink that keeps the drive cool and makes it crushproof (up to 450 kg / 1000 lbs). It is also IP67 dust- and water-resistant.

  • 2 TB G-DRIVE Mobile SSD : $670
  • 1 TB G-DRIVE Mobile SSD : $299
  • 500 GB G-DRIVE Mobile SSD : $169

G-DRIVE Mobile Pro SSD

The G-DRIVE Mobile Pro SSD uses NVMe and Thunderbolt 3 technologies to achieve transfer rates of up to 2,800 MB/s! It also comes with a heatsink core that doubles as a crushproof cage (up to 450 kg / 1000 lbs).

  • 1 TB G-DRIVE Mobile Pro SSD : $298

G-DRIVE Pro SSD

This is a desktop version of the G-DRIVE Mobile Pro drive above, although it’s arguably portable as well. It has an enterprise-grade SSD inside, with storage capacities of up to 7.68 GB, and transfer rates of up to 2,800 MB/s. You can even daisy-chain multiple G-DRIVE Pro SSDs together.

  • 3.84 TB G-DRIVE Pro SSD : $3,999
  • 1.92 TB G-DRIVE Pro SSD : $1,999
  • 960 GB G-DRIVE Pro SSD : $1,299

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The 4 Transcend Winners Of The 2018 Taiwan Excellence Award!

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend) is proud to announce that four of its cutting-edge products have been awarded the 2018 Taiwan Excellence Award for their innovation. The winners include the StoreJet 25M3E and StoreJet 25C3 portable hard drives, CM42 M.2 SSD enclosure kit, and ESD220C portable SSD.

 

The 2018 Taiwan Excellence Award

The Taiwan Excellence Awards are granted by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) on behalf of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Nominees are put through a rigorous evaluation based on four major criteria – R&D, design, quality, and marketing to be identified outstanding and offer “Innovative Value”. According to TAITRA, 503 products from 226 companies received awards this year.

 

The 4 Transcend Winners Of The 2018 Taiwan Excellence Award

StoreJet 25M3E and StoreJet 25C3 Portable Hard Drive

The award-winning StoreJet 25M3E (1 TB) is equipped with a SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 / USB 3.0 interface that allows users to store and back up their files with incredible transfer rates. Featuring three-stage shock protection system that meets U.S. military drop-test standards, the StoreJet 25M3E offers a fully data protection stored in the drive.

The other winning portable hard drive, StoreJet 25C3 (2 TB | 1 TB), features an extra-slim design at just 9.95mm, taking up little space in users’ briefcase on business. Despite its slim dimensions, the StoreJet 25C3 is available in high capacities of up to 2TB and high-speed transfer rates, allowing users to easily store and backup all of their files to a single location.

CM42 M.2 SSD Enclosure Kit

Transcend’s CM42 M.2 SSD enclosure kit (M.2 2242 | M.2 2280/2260) is designed specifically for M.2 SATA SSDs. By following the quick and easy installation guide, users can transform an M.2 SATA SSD into a portable USB 3.1 Gen 1 external drive to maximize utilization. The M.2 SSD enclosure features a lightweight aluminum construction, making it both portable and durable while on the move.

The M.2 SSD enclosure uses the USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface incorporated with UASP that enhances its transfer speeds. To accommodate devices with different USB ports, the M.2 SSD enclosure is engineered to convert to a USB Type-C port, offering flexibility of being used on different platforms with either USB Type-A or Type-C port.

In addition to the Taiwan Excellence Award, the CM42 M.2 SSD enclosure kit also received Japan’s Good Design Award 2017.

ESD220C Portable SSD

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Transcend’s ESD220C portable SSD (480 GB | 240 GB | 120 GB) features both portability and reliability. Taking full advantage of the SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface and built-in SLC caching technology, the ESD220C achieves exceptional transfer speeds faster than external hard drives.

Engineered with a RAID engine and LDPC (Low-Density Parity Check) coding, a powerful ECC algorithm, and built-in wear-leveling technology, the ESD220C is a reliable data storage that ensures data integrity during transmission.

Besides, the ESD220C is designed with a USB Type-C port and can be used with on-the-go mobile devices, offering the flexibility of being used on different platforms. Its credit-card size can also fit in user’s wallet for businesspeople to take important files on their travels.

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The Transcend ESD220C & ESD400 Portable SSDs Launched

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend ) is pleased to introduce its next generation portable storage device for the business professionals – the pocket-sized portable SSD, ESD220C and ESD400. Aimed at business professionals, the ultra-compact design makes Transcend ESD220C and ESD400 incredibly easy to take your data anywhere and provides high-speed performance on the go.

 

The Transcend ESD220C

If you’re a business professional with needs for an extremely compact yet blazing fast portable storage device, the Transcend ESD220C (Amazon) portable SSD is the perfect companion you’ve been looking for.

It features capacity of up to 480GB, form factor that’s no larger than a credit card (77mm x 55.7mm x 9.6mm) and weighed at only 52g that guarantees a perfect fit in your wallet or purse and a layer of anti-scratch coating so that it looks sharp even after the long run.

To meet the needs of business professionals, the Transcend ESD220C (Amazon) is specifically designed with a USB Type-C port, offering the flexibility of being used on different platforms to accommodate devices with different USB ports. While a USB Type-C to Type-A cable is included, users can use their own adapter or compatible cable to attach the ESD220C to on-the-go (OTG) mobile or USB Type-C devices.

This feature offers the convenience and flexibility for business professionals to access the data for work without having to pull out the laptop all the time.It also features support for UASP and USB 3.1 Gen 1 as well to deliver exceptional transfer speed of up to 410MB/s and 400MB/s read and write speed respectively when used with your workstation or laptop computer with USAP-enabled.

The Transcend ESD220C (Amazon) comes with Transcend’s free to download software, Transcend Elite data management software that comes with data encryption feature to prevent unauthorized users from accessing sensitive data stored on the drive, and the extremely convenient one-touch auto backup feature that allows business professionals to cut down the time used for file transfer and backup to the minimum.

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The Transcend ESD400

For business professionals who is looking into replacing their traditional portable HDD with a more compact portable storage device that offers blazing-fast transfer speed and high storage capacity, look no further than the ESD400 portable SSD.

The Transcend ESD400 (Amazon | Lazada) features not only support for SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and UASP for that blazing-fast transfer speed of 410MB/s read and 380MB/s write, but also a whopping high storage capacity of up to 1TB that allows you to save almost everything you need for your work with ease.

Measuring at just 92mm x 62mm x 10.5mm and weighing a mere 56g, the poker card sized Transcend ESD400 (Amazon | Lazada) portable SSD can easily fits into any of your pocket or travel pouch for the ease of travel.

With Transcend’s proprietary Transcend Elite data management software, business professionals can configure for the easy one-touch backup feature to perform quick and easy instant backup with a single touch on the button on the device enclosure, and keep important files up to date, organized and protected with ease.

 

Warranty

Both the Transcend ESD220C (Amazon) and ESD400 (Amazon | Lazada) portable SSD are backed by Transcend’s Three-year Limited Warranty.

 

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Team Group PD700 USB 3.1 Gen2 Portable SSD Launched

Team Group just announced PD700, a high speed external storage product. The Team Group PD700 has an unmatched high speed performance and an eye catching look. Its R&D, design, product quality and marketing are all highly praised by judges of the 2016 Taiwan Excellence Award and won the award out of 498 companies and 1,180 entries in the category of Computer Hardware & Peripherals.

In the generation of information explosion, ultra high capacity and an easy to carry compact size are the two must requirements for consumers’ mobile digital lifestyle. PD700 is using the latest USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface and the newest Type-c cable to provide a transfer speed of up to 10Gb/s.

With an ultra high capacity of 960GB, the Team Group PD700 offers users a fast and direct way to access, edit and transfer files or applications. Users are able to experience the sensation of a lightning fast performance without any lag problem. PD700 can also satisfy the need for high speed transfer and multimedia storage at any time. By making file sharing easier, important information is able to be completely stored instantly, offering an efficient digital mobile lifestyle to users.

With deep and wide range of expertise in R&D, and a combination of practical performance and charismatic design, Team Group has been continuously dedicated to satisfying the needs of our consumers in every aspect. Merging beauty and technology, PD700 offers an uncompromised perfection of the metal craftsmanship. It is using one entire piece of forged aluminum as basis of the process.

The exterior design is using Aluminum concentric circles and diamond cutting. Through diamond cutting technology, and with seven steps of metal anodization process, the concentric circles are made not only to display an absolute minimalist design, but also an exquisite craftsmanship.

In addition to the amazing transfer speed and the eye catching metal crafted exterior, PD700 is compact and lightweight. It is only a little larger than the size of a name card and weighs only 120g, which can be easily carried in a pocket.

It is also the perfect match for ultra slim laptops like Ultrabook, MacBook, etc. to create an ideal, slim and lightweight trend of stylish technology. The exquisite and compact size is convenient for users to carry around, and makes it a zero hassle and expandable multimedia database with high mobility that can store important files and precious memories at any time.

With the built-in solid state drive, PD700 not only can achieve the best transfer performance, but also offers an all-around protection for data with capabilities of noise resistance, shockproof and fall resistance, so data corruption or data loss caused by external factors while using can be avoided. Its unique, high quality and extreme speed performance, not only make it a highly praised winner of the 2016 Taiwan Excellence Award, but also consumer’s best partner when living in a high efficient digital mobile lifestyle.

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Team Group PD700 Specifications

 

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