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Kingston shrinks 64GB into a pocket-sized USB flash drive for PC and Android devices

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Kingston shrinks 64GB into a pocket-sized USB flash drive for PC and Android devices

Kingston introduced a flash memory USB dongle that combines the flexibility of both USB and microUSB ports with storage options of up to 64GB in a small form-factor. The DataTraveler microDuo flash drive can be used on any PC or Android USB On-The-Go compatible device, which means smartphones and tablets as well. 

The dongle seems like a good choice for easy transfer of larger files between mobile devices, or having an additional amount of "cold storage" around. Unfortunately, USB 3.0 isn't supported, so if you want to copy 4K videos left and right, you better arm yourself with plenty of patience.

Kingston hasn't announced the prices for the different variants, but the product should be up for sale soon. The DT microDUO will be available in 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB varieties. It has been tested with a large list of devices that includes flagships by HTC, Samsung, and Sony.

via Business Wire

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posted on 05 Mar 2014, 06:18 2

1. roobs (Posts: 95; Member since: 18 Mar 2013)

The day where we will get 128GB or above in our phones is not too far it seems..

posted on 05 Mar 2014, 08:22 5

4. tech2 (Posts: 3487; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)

Galaxy S5 actually supports SanDisk's new 128GB MicroSD + 64GB model (highest Internal space) = 192GB on a phone.


posted on 06 Mar 2014, 07:02

7. skyline88 (Posts: 610; Member since: 15 Jul 2013)

Meizu already has phone with 128GB internal memory

posted on 05 Mar 2014, 06:53

2. ardiralph (Posts: 8; Member since: 13 Jun 2013)

One reason for phones to have a micro sd card.

posted on 05 Mar 2014, 08:02

3. rodneyej1 (Posts: 3576; Member since: 06 Jul 2013)

WP8.1 needs this!

posted on 05 Mar 2014, 08:37 1

5. joey_sfb (Posts: 6600; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


I using this to transfer file between my phone and notebook. Pretty fast 9 megabyte/sec.

posted on 05 Mar 2014, 08:38

6. gorkapr (Posts: 74; Member since: 23 Aug 2012)

no USB 3.0? the leef have it! just for Normal plug, not the microusb connector... sounds good for people who need move things constantly.

posted on 26 Jan 2017, 00:49

8. brandon999 (Posts: 1; Member since: 26 Jan 2017)

pocket size usbs are mostly being use for promotion .

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