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 FeaturesUltimate 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.
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
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