Transcend has today announced the release of its SATA II 3Gb/s MSM610 mSATA mini solid state drive (SSD) that is especially designed for tablet and other portable devices such as smartphones, Ultrabooks, eBook readers, navigation systems, set-top boxes, hand held scanners, mini PCs, and other compact devices.
With its diminutive yet robust form factor, impressive sequential read/write transfer speeds, and a host of reliability features, the Transcend MSM610 mSATA mini SSD delivers impressive performance and durability to today’s advanced mobile devices such as tablet PCs, Ultrabooks, and other embedded storage applications.
The The Transcend MSM610 mSATA mini SSD is fully compliant with the SATA II 3Gb/s specification and is built with industry-leading toggle-mode MLC NAND flash chips.
The MSM610 mSATA mini SSD also boasts of blazing fast sequential read and write speeds of up to 245 and 48 MB/s respectively that reduced boot up and data transfer times, superior application launch speed, and enhanced overall system responsiveness; especially useful for dual-drive notebooks and Ultrabooks taking advantage of both the high-speed MSM610 mSATA mini SSD and a high capacity hard disk drive.
The Transcend’s MSM610 mSATA mini SSD measures mere 26.8mm x 29.85mm x 3.85mm and offers excellent design flexibility to manufacturers of space-restricted embedded applications, including tablets, smartphones, Ultrabooks, eBook readers, navigation systems, set-top boxes, hand held scanners, mini PCs, and other compact devices.
The Transcend’s MSM610 mSATA mini SSD comes equipped with advanced features such as TRIM and NCQ support, built-in ECC and wear leveling, intelligent block management, support for enhanced S.M.A.R.T. commands, and excellent shock resistance, providing exceptional reliability and data protection.
The mSATA mini SSD also comes equipped with built-in Advanced Power Shield technology that directly monitors the host power input to prevent data loss in the event of a sudden power outage providing extra protection.
The new Transcend’s SATA II 3Gb/s MSM610 mSATA mini SSD is available in 8GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities.