Seagate has launched in India its slimmest ever external hard disk drive, the Seagate GoFlex Slim External HDD which is claimed to be about 38% thinner than current versions of Seagate’s 2.5-inch GoFlex family of external HDDs at 9mm thickness and is available in 320GB capacity.
With only 9mm thickness, which is 38 percent leaner than the current GoFlex external hard drives, the new Seagate GoFlex Slim drive is roughly the width of a standard pencil and is designed to slide effortlessly into a pocket, purse or messenger bag, the GoFlex Slim portable drive enables transport, access and enjoyment of personal digital content from anywhere, making it the perfect complement to today’s mobile lifestyle.
The ultra–slim and lightweight Seagate GoFlex Slim is currently available in 320GB capacity and company has also indicated that the same would also be available in 500GB and 750GB capacities later this year.
The Seagate GoFlex Slim is equipped with plug-and-play latest super speed USB 3.0 interface promises to deliver the data transfer of up to 40MB per second and it features Seagate’s Momentus Thin hard disk drive technology in a standard 2.5-inch wide running at 7200rpm rotary speed. The external HDD is also backward compatible with USB 2.0 and older.
The Seagate GoFlex Slim portable HDD is compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems and users can use the device interchangeably between both systems, without formatting or performance loss.
In addition, the GoFlex Slim external drive includes remium data backup software that provides automatic and continuous backups and encrypts files and folders.
According to the press release, the Seagate GoFlex Slim portable external drive will also be available in a version that is designed specifically for use with Mac OS X computers that would be HFS+ formatted out–of–the–box, making it fully compatible with Apple Time Machine backup software, while maintaining the ability to work across both Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X computers.
Both the Seagate GoFlex Slim for Windows and GoFlex Slim for Mac external HDD drives enables users to easily sync files between their computer and the portable drive, allowing easily store, transport and enjoy movies, digital video, photos or digital music on–the–go.
- Sleek ultra-thin 2.5-inch anodized design
- Only 9mm Thick – 38% slimmer
- Features 3.0 USB interface, Backward compatible with USB 2.0/1x
- 320GB Storage Capacity
- Featues 7200 rpm internal Seagate’s Momentus Slim HDD for up to 40% faster file transfer than standard 2.5-inch 5400 rpm drives
- Works with both Windows and Mac Computers
“The continued growth of personal digital media stores, our increasingly mobile lifestyles and the continued proliferation of mobile devices are driving the demand for slimmer, more portable storage solutions,” said Rajesh Khurana, country manager (India) Seagate.
Price: The Seagate GoFlex Slim 320GB is available in India for the price of Rs. 4,500 with a standard one year warranty.