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

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

Kingston introduced a flash memory USBdongle that combines the flexibility of both USB and microUSB portswith storage options of up to 64GB in a small form-factor. TheDataTraveler microDuo flash drive can be used on any PC or AndroidUSB On-The-Go compatible device, which means smartphones and tabletsas well. 


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



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



via BusinessWire

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8 Comments

1. roobs

Posts: 96; Member since: Mar 18, 2013

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

4. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Galaxy S5 actually supports SanDisk's new 128GB MicroSD + 64GB model (highest Internal space) = 192GB on a phone. http://www.phonearena.com/news/SanDisk-announces-the-128GB-Ultra-microSDXC-UHS-I-memory-card_id53008

7. skyline88

Posts: 698; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

Meizu already has phone with 128GB internal memory

2. ardiralph

Posts: 8; Member since: Jun 13, 2013

One reason for phones to have a micro sd card.

3. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

WP8.1 needs this!

5. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

6. gorkapr

Posts: 74; Member since: Aug 23, 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.

8. brandon999

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 26, 2017

pocket size usbs are mostly being use for promotion .

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