Kingston Digital Expands External SSD Lineup

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅04.09.2023 17:25:09
Press Release

Kingston Digital, the flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology, today announced the XS1000 External SSD, a small and incredibly sleek file backup solution. The Kingston XS1000 joins XS2000 as a new product offering in Kingston’s external SSD product portfolio. Both drives are extremely compact and under 29 grams to provide pocket-sized portability.

Kingston’s XS1000 offers read speeds up to 1050 MB/s and large capacities up to 2TB providing ample room for storing countless photos, videos, and files. The drive comes with a USB-C to USB-A cable and maintains backwards compatibility to ensure seamless connectivity with legacy devices. Small like a key fob, the Kingston XS1000 serves as a reliable companion for easy file backups, guaranteeing continuous access to your important documents, cherished memories and media files.

Kingston XS1000 External SSD Features

Ultimate portability:
Compact and weighing just under 29g, this sleek, all-black SSD fits in your palm, allowing you to take your files on the go effortlessly.

Reliable file backup:
Take it all with you. Transfer and store your documents, large photos and videos without interruption.

Increased storage:
Expand your digital library with high capacities of up to 2TB to preserve life’s cherished moments.

USB 3.2 Gen 2 support:
Achieve read speeds up to 1,050MB/s1 with backwards compatibility to USB 3.2 Gen 1 ensuring seamless connectivity with legacy devices.

Interface: USB 3.2 Gen 2
Speed1: Up to 1050MB/s read, 1000MB/s write
Capacities2: 1TB, 2TB
Dimensions: 69.54 x 32.58 x 13.5mm
Weight: 28.7g
Casing Material: Metal + Plastic
Operating temperature: 0°C~40°C
Storage temperature: -20°C~85°C
Warranty/Support: Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support
Compatible with: Windows 11, 10, macOS (v.10.15.x +), Linux (v. 4.4.x +), Chrome OS, Android, iOS/iPadOS (v.13+)

Availability and Pricing
The Kingston XS1000 Portable SSD is available in 1TB and 2TB capacities and is backed by a limited five-year warranty with free technical support. Now available on the Kingston Amazon US and Amazon UK Stores, see pricing below.
1TB: $65.83 / £65.42
2TB: $108.72 / £106.49

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