23 September 2023

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Kingston Unveils XS1000 SSD for Portable Storage Needs

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Kingston Unveils XS1000 SSD for Portable Storage Needs

Kingston Digital Europe has introduced the XS1000, a compact and portable solid state drive (SSD) aimed at travelers and individuals in need of on-the-go storage solutions. Weighing only 29 grams and small enough to fit on a key fob, the XS1000 boasts an impressive storage capacity of up to 2TB (with a 1TB option available).

The XS1000 offers read speeds of up to 1,050MB per second, ensuring fast data transfer and retrieval. It comes equipped with a USB-C to USB-A cable and is backward compatible with devices that utilize USB 3.2 Gen 1.

With a price tag of £69.98 for the 1TB version and £106.99 for the 2TB option, the XS1000 provides an affordable storage solution for users in need of reliable and convenient external storage. The drive also includes a limited five-year warranty and free technical support.

Liny Cheliyan, business manager – Prosumer Flash and SSD at Kingston, EMEA, expressed the company’s commitment to meeting customer needs offering a combination of convenience, performance, and affordability. Cheliyan stated, “We designed this drive to be sleek and compact…ensuring unparalleled portability…making it the ultimate selection for those seeking convenience and top-notch performance in the market.”

This new offering from Kingston provides an ideal solution for individuals who require portable storage for large files during their travels or for those who desire a pocket-sized backup option. Its compact size, high storage capacity, and fast read speeds make the XS1000 SSD a valuable addition to Kingston’s external storage lineup.

– Solid State Drive (SSD): a type of storage device that uses integrated circuit assemblies to store data persistently.
– Portable: capable of being easily carried or moved.
– USB-C: a type of USB connector that is reversible, meaning it can be plugged in either way.
– USB-A: a standard USB connector typically used for connecting peripheral devices to computers.
– Read speeds: the speed at which data can be read from a storage device, usually measured in megates per second (MB/s).

Source: Kingston Digital Europe.