Super Talent Launches World’s Smallest 8GB USB DriveSan Jose, California – April 7, 2008 -- Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of Flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, today announced three new 8GB USB Flash drives, including the world’s smallest 8GB drive.
San Jose, California – April 7, 2008
These new drives include: PICO-A, with a swivel lid; the retractable PICO-B; and ultra small PICO-C. Super Talent’s patented PICO series USB drives are manufactured using chip-on-board (COB) technology, which enables up to 8GB of Flash storage to fit into an incredibly minute case. PICO-C drives weigh less than a nickel (about 4.7 grams) and measure only 31.3mm x 12.4mm x 3.4mm.
8GB PICO-A, 200X, Chrome Swivel Lid, Water Resistant
8GB PICO-B, 200X, Chrome, Retractable
8GB PICO-C, 200X, Chrome, Water Resistant, Rugged, Ultra Small
PICO series drives are shock resistant, storing data securely even under adverse conditions. They also support read speeds upwards of 30MB/sec (200X) for lightning fast access to files. Super Talent Marketing Director, Joe James explained, “These 8GB PICO drives have redefined mobile storage, combining new levels of speed, elegance and durability into the world’s smallest pen drive”. All Super Talent USB drives are backed with a lifetime warranty. All three 8GB PICO drives are available from eWiz.com today for under $35.
8 GB that small for $35? Oh hell yeah. Thanks HH news, I just might end up buying this. I'll just do some reading of impressions first. My brother has a 4Gb which looks almost exactly the same, but it cost around $50 when he got it last year. Right now I can't find the small model for sale anywhere, including the site mentioned, but I'm gonna keep my eyes peeled.
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Hopefully they're fast enough for ReadyBoost. Would make a great accessory to any laptop running Vista.
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cant wait to get one this would be a great repalment for the 4 gb usb i have
and to think I just spent 25 bucks on my 4gb patriot xt (prices went down 5 bucks 2 days after i bought it)... dam... well, $35 for a USB drive that has those kinda speeds is ridiculous assuming it works correctly.. someone buy it and let us know!
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The three models are now available online:
$36.99 free shipping. I'm pretty tempted. edit: Now only about $30.
But which to get... Hmm. The C is the smallest, might go there.
think i go with "a" anything else i feel ill lose in my couch to never be seen again
If someone gets one, they will have to let us know what the actual read/write speeds are. It says up to 30MB/s transfer, which would have to be read speed, but even if the write speed is only half that it should still be perfect for ReadyBoost. At $30 these things are a steal.
Crisis Causer:The three models are now available online:http://www.ewiz.com/detail.php?name=STU8GPCShttp://www.ewiz.com/detail.php?name=STU8GPBS http://www.ewiz.com/detail.php?name=STU8GPAS $36.99 free shipping. I'm pretty tempted. edit: Now only about $30.
Thanks for the links, CC. My Son just lost his flash-drive at school, and since his grades are so good I think I will just have to spring for one of these!
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I would actually like to say thx for raiding the dead on this one. Else i would have missed the news on this lol.
I'm sitll using a crappy little 2 GB flash drive, i might get that.
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