by Charles Jefferies

Transcend Intros Shockproof USB 3.0 Hard Drive

Transcend has launched their latest external storage product, the StoreJet 25M3 rugged portable external hard drive.

The company claims the 25M3 has a data transfer rate up to 90MB/s through USB 3.0 The drive is also backwards compatible with USB 1.1/2.0.

There are three layers to the 25M3's shock protection: a vibration-absorbing silicone outer shell, a reinforced hard casing, and an internal hard drive suspension damper. The 25M3 meets MIL-STD-810F 516.5 transtit drop-test standards.

The StoreJet 25M3 comes with a three-year limited warranty, backup software, and 256-bit AES encryption. The drive is available now in 500GB and 640GB capacities. Pricing information has not been announced.

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