Samsung has sent me a Press Release on their latest External Hard Drives. The M2 Portable 3.0 will be available from 1 June 2011 in 500GB at S$109 and 1TB at S$179. M3 Station 3.0 will be available from 1 July 2011 and price will be advised at a later date. More information after the break.
New External Hard Drives with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Interface
SINGAPORE – 20 May 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, revealed its new family of hard disk drives, including one portable drive and a desktop storage station. Supporting the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, the new external hard drives can provide data transfer speeds of up to 5 gigabits per second, delivering a maximum 10-fold higher data transfer rate over the USB 2.0, allowing users to transfer a 25-gigabyte full HD movie in just four minutes.
M2 Portable comes with a wave-like matte finish that covers scratches and fingerprints, with curved sides for a comfortable grip. The drives are available in densities of up to 1 Terabyte, USB 2.0/3.0 interface, and four colors: Brown Black, Noble Beige, Mist Gray and Clay Orange.
M3 Station, for desktop applications, shares the same aesthetic as the M2 Portable series. Rounded corners give it a slimmer form which occupies less desktop space. An LED light on the face of the drive indicates its operation status and supports up to USB 3.0 interface. M3 Station has 1, 1.5 and 2 Terabytes densities. It is available in two colors: Brown Black or Noble Beige.
M2 Portable 3.0 will be available from 1 June 2011 in 500GB at $109 and 1TB at $179.
M3 Station 3.0 will be available from 1 July 2011 and price will be advised at a later date.
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About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2010 consolidated sales of US$135.8 billion. Employing approximately 190,500 people in 206 offices across 68 countries, the company consists of eight independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, semiconductor chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.sg