Freecom Offers World’s Thinnest Mobile Hard Drive for Mac

By January 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Freecom had launched its new offering, Mobile Drive Mg. The Mobile Drive MG is a elegant mobile hard drive which is designed specifically for Mac Market. The drive offers super fast data transer rates, Thanks to its USB 3.0 interface standard.

The Mobile Drive MG is built with ultra-lightweight and strong magnesium enclosure that makes it ideal choice for Apple MacBook. The drive has only 10mm thickness, that makes it thinnest mobile hard drive available nowadays in the world. Now Mac users got a  great choice if they want stylish, elegant, portable and easy to use Hard Drive to expand their storage capacity.
Freecom Mobile Drive MG Freecom Offers Worlds Thinnest Mobile Hard Drive for Mac
The Freecom Mobile Drive MGdrive ideal for both home and professional users, it comes with USB 3.0 interface standard, which provides blazing fast data transfer speeds of approximately 130 MB/s. These high data transfer speeds allow users to transfer large files quickly. The Mobile Drive Mg is significantly faster compared to existing (traditional) USB 2.0 drives, and this enables users to take back up, upload information and other tasks quickly. Apart from USB 3.0, The drive is also backwards-compatible with all USB 2.0 enabled computers and notebooks, and forthcoming USB 3.0 models.

“The Mobile Drive Mg’s magnesium enclosure has the desirable combination of sleek aesthetics and functionality that many Mac customers look for in a product,” said Jelle Stalpers, Apple Business Development Manager for Freecom. “Visually, the colour and wafer-thin profile of the drive make it the perfect complement to the Apple MacBook, and what’s more, it is really easy to use – by simply plugging the hard drive into a USB port on a computer or notebook, users can quickly back up important data and share office work, digital photos, music and movies with colleagues, family and friends. From a more practical point of view, the incorporation of USB 3.0 technology makes it possible to transfer filesin the blink of an eye.”

Apart from incredibly strong and durable, its magnesium casing can easily be recycled, that  makes it environement friendly. The drives are fully compatible with Time Machine and comes Mac formatted, which makes it ready for use with Macbook instantly.  The Mobile Drive Mg will only be available for purchase at only Apple Premium Resellers. It will be available three different models, all of these drives are an exact colour match with Apple MacBook. The first model which is the world’s thinnest mobile hard drive has a has a height of just 10mm, while Freecom’s other two models are standard-sized mobile hard drives, The only difference between these two drives is that one comes with the added benefit of FireWire 800 technology. All Freecom Mobile Drive Mg products are backed by two year warranty and unlimited helpdesk support. The Mobile Drive Mg will be available from mid-January.

Pricing Details

  • 320GB (10mm in height with a slim line 7mm hard drive inside, USB 3.0):.  EUR 79.95/ USD 104.67 (Approx INR Rs. 4,726)
  • 750GB (with USB 3.0, 12mm in height): EUR 119.95/USD 157 (Approx INR Rs. 7,089)
  • 750GB (with USB 3.0 & FireWire, 12mm in height): EUR 129,95/USD 170.16 (Approx INR Rs. 7,682)
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