Freecom has unveiled today the new version of its portable hard drive, the Mobile Drive XXS 3.0, the winner of numerous awards, which offers the latest USB 3.0 technology. Available in capacities up to 1TB, the Mobile Drive XXS 3.0 is one of the smallest portable hard drives in the world, and can transfer data at a rate of about 130 MB/s – making it perfect for business and home users who want to back up information quickly and carry it with them while on the move.
Designed by acclaimed Belgian designer Sylvain Willenz, the unit is enclosed in a stylish and minimalist black rubber case for survivability. Mobile obviously stands for its compact size and low weight, which makes it easy to slip inside a pocket. The original version of the USB 2.0 Disk – the famous Freecom Mobile Drive XXS – has won a number of awards including the Red Dot Awards. It is ideal for work or to share documents with friends and relatives, users can simply connect the USB 3.0 cable of compact Mobile Drive XXS USB 3.0 to any PC or Mac to share documents, photos, music or video anywhere they are.
The drive is powered via USB, this means that there will be no long messy cables or adapters that can clutter up users’ bags and desks. The Mobile Drive XXS 3.0 measures 10.9 x 7.9 x 1.3 cm and weights 155 grams. It is backed by a two-year warranty, and comes in 500GB and 1TB capacities, priced at 79 Euro ($107.49) and 130 Euro ($176.89), respectively.