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Kingston First to Market 128GB USB Flash Drive

Kingston DataTraveler 200

Kingston has recently announced their new DataTraveler® 200 USB flash drives and claims to be the world’s first to market the USB flash drive of 128GB capacity. Unfortunately, according to the manufacturer, the 128GB drive is build-to-order only.

Fountain Valley, CA — June 15, 2009 — Kingston has announced the release of the DataTraveler® 200 (DT200), the world’s first 128GB USB Flash drive. The large capacity along with password protection gives users the flexibility to carry critical data with them at all times in a very small form factor.

The Kingston DataTraveler 200 features a capless design to protect the USB connector when not in use and is enhanced for Windows ReadyBoost™. It is available in 32-, 64- and 128GB capacities. The 128GB drive is build-to-order only. Customers who wish to purchase it can place an order through normal channels (e.g., e-tailers or resellers).

The DT200 is backed by a five-year warranty and 24/7 tech support.

DataTraveler 200 Product Features and Specifications:

– Capacities*: 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
– Dimensions: 2.77″ x 0.49″ x 0.89″ (70.39mm x 12.52mm x 22.78mm)
– Operating Temperature: 32° F to 140° F (0° C to 60° C)
– Storage Temperature: -4° F to 185° F (-20° C to 85° C)
– Simple: just plug into a USB port
– Practical: durable, capless design
– Guaranteed: five-year warranty
– Safeguarded: includes Password Traveler security software for Windows
– Enhanced: for Windows ReadyBoost™ on Vista-based systems**

* Some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. For more information, please consult Kingston’s Flash Memory Guide at

** Although DT200 is enhanced for ReadyBoost, Password Traveler will not operate properly if ReadyBoost cache is enabled on the drive. However, you may enable ReadyBoost cache on a separate drive.

DT200/32GB DataTraveler 200 32GB Blue & Black US$ 120
DT200/64GB DataTraveler 200 64GB Yellow & Black US$ 213
DT200/128GB DataTraveler 200 128GB Black US$ 546

Source: Kingston

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