Pen Drives : A to Z

Pen Drive is an everyday utility item. Known by many names such as, thumb drive, drive, USB storage and so on, it comes in variety of shapes and capacities. Lets have a rundown of a select few.

The most expensive.

Kingston DataTraveler Workspace 128 GB Utility Pen Drive

Costs a mammoth Rs 17000 and is available on Flipkart for an 11 percent discount at Rs 15000. Thats still a lot of money. Will guarantee to give you bragging rights. The more one dwells in specifications, one wonders why its so expensive, especially after it is offering noting out of the ordinary.

The least expensive, and the most popular

SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16 GB Pen Drive          

4.4 Stars out of 5 from 6000 plus ratings. about 1500 reviews. Costing all but Rs 360. This is the pen drive for the masses. It looks tough, no sliding mechanism, plain and robust design. Good Read, write speeds and encryption software included, with this one you cant go wrong.

The incredible offer

Sandisk Cruzer Glide 128 GB Pen Drive 

This offering is for an unbelievable Rs 3752, about 50 percent discount from its original price. But that its way below what Kingston is offering makes it a steal deal. 128 GB is big. You can store tons of movies, photos, music and everything you can think of. All in your pocket, ready to be accessed anywhere.

The secure key

iStorage DatAshur 4 GB Security Pendrive 

7 to 15 digit pin to access the pendrive from any PC. Rechargeable battery. Military grade AES 256-bit hardware encryption. A step forward from software encryption. It has all the features to keep your valuable data secure. But remember, these additional features will cost money.

The latest

Sandisk Ultra Dual 16 GB On-The-Go Pendrive

Armed with a smartphone, roadwarrior, this pendrive is for you. It has two interfaces, one side Normal USB 2.0 connector for your PCs, notebooks, etc and the other side MicroUSB connector for compatible smartphones and maybe tablets too. Great design, and compact form factor, this gadget is for today’s smartphone generation. Do check for USB OTG feature in your smartphone. 

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