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Kingston Launches New DataTraveler 80 and DataTraveler 70 Type-C USB Drives

by Syed Hassan AlgadrieOctober 5, 2020
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Kingston has launched two new Type-C USB drives today, the high performance DataTraveler 80 and the more budget friendly DataTraveler 70. Since more and more devices now only support the USB Type-C port, Kingston recognizes the industry shift and has developed cost-effective solutions to enable consumers to quickly transfer files and store more of their data including files, photos and video.

Kingston DataTraveler 80

The DataTraveler 80 is a high performance Type-C USB drive that’s geared towards a more professional and business use. It supports next-generation Type-C laptops, desktops, smartphones and tablets. It features up to 200MB/s read speed and 60MB/s write speed for quick and convenient file transfers. The compact and capped design has a durable casing and key ring loop making it ideal for on-the-go storage. The DataTraveler 80 goes up to 256GB capacity and has a 5-year warranty period.

Kingston DataTraveler 70

The DataTraveler 70 on the other hand is the more budget friendly of the two. It is also compatible with devices that use Type-C such as laptops, desktops, smartphones and tablets. It also features USB 3.2 Gen 1 performance (up to 10x faster than USB 2.0) and up to 128GB capacity. The DataTraveler 70 also has 5-years warranty.

DataTraveler 80 and DataTraveler 70 price and availability

Both the DataTraveler Type-C USB drives are available to purchase now over at Kingston’s official Lazada and Shopee stores. The DataTraveler 80 starts at RM53 while the DataTraveler 70 starts at RM24 at Lazada and RM17 at Shopee.

Pokdepinion: This is pretty useful IMHO. I can definitely see people using this to watch saved movies or TV shows while on a train or in the car.

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Syed Hassan Algadrie
Just a guy who loves Star Wars, Transformers, tech, 90s nostalgia and all things geek. Is in a constant battle with procrastination.