In this review we are going to take a quick look at a tiny USB 3.0 flash drive that sports 16GB of storage. The Kingston
DataTraveler series has been around for years, and the current "Mini" version is available with capacities of 16, 32, 64, or 128GB. The promotional image below shows the drive in question, which features a rectangular metal body with a somewhat artisitic take on the lanyard connection off to one side.
Before taking a closer look at the drive on hand, let's look at some published data on this little drive...
Features and Specifications:
» Available in fashionable colors by capacity
» USB 3.0 performance, backwards compatible with USB 2.0
» Small form factor
» Stylish metal casing
» Handy key loop attaches to key rings
» Capacities: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
» 16GB — 70MB/s read, 10MB/s write
» 32GB, 64GB, 128GB — 70MB/s read, 15MB/s write
» Dimensions: 42.33mm x 12.66mm x 5.98mm
» Operating Temperature: 0°C to 60°C
The drive is sold in the packaging shown below... You find the drive visible through a clear plastic window which is affixed to a hang card that includes information about the drive and Kingston as a company.