Imation Flash Drives with 8GB of capacity now shipping
OAKDALE, Minn., April 11 -- Imation Corp (NYSE:IMN), a worldwide leader in removable data storage media, today announced added capacity to its USB flash drives. Beginning with the Imation Swivel Pro Flash Drive, with additional models to be available throughout the year, users now have up to 8GB of capacity to store, protect and transfer valuable data. Engineered for professional use, these high-performance portable storage solutions feature high capacity in a small, rugged form factor.
Imation flash drives offer added convenience for on-the-go storage as compared to larger portable hard drives. Capable of storing more than 16,000 digital photos; 2,400 songs in MP3 format; or more than a hundred thousand text files, Imation flash drives with 8GB of capacity are the ideal solution for photographers, business professionals and mobile users.
"The proliferation of multimedia presentations, high-resolution photos, high-definition video and other important data requires high capacity storage," said James Milligan, General Manager, Commercial/OEM Division, Imation Corp. "To ensure that mobile users have adequate capacity to store their critical information and remain productive, we will add 8GB of capacity to our entire line of USB flash drives. With additional security features, Imation flash drives are the smart choice for professional use."
Imation flash drives that will boast 8GB of portable storage include:
o Imation Swivel Pro Flash Drive, blending security and durability with
sophisticated, asymmetrical styling. A protective, never-lose swivel
cap ensures data always stays safe; a blue LED light signals data
transfer; and downloadable software allows for drive partitioning and
o Imation Swivel Flash Drive, a light-weight drive weighing less than an
ounce for the ultimate in portability. It also features optional
software that allows for drive partitioning and password protection.
o Imation Clip Flash Drive, featuring the smallest of USB flash drives
safely encased in a durable, rubberized shell. It includes a genuine
carabiner clip to attach the drive quickly and easily to laptop bags,
shoulder bags or belt loops.
o Imation Pivot Flash Drive, delivering extreme protection for critical
data with 256-bit AES Encryption. With an innovative jackknife design,
tough rubberized casing and password protection, the sleek, compact
drive protects important files and applications on the go.
The Imation Swivel Pro Flash Drive with 8GB of capacity will be available in April, and the 8GB Imation Swivel Flash Drive will be available in May through authorized Imation distributors for a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $199.99. Smaller capacities are also available for $9.99 to $99.99, depending on capacity and model. Additional Imation flash drive models, including the 8GB Imation Pivot Flash Drive and Imation Clip Flash Drive will be available later this year.
About Imation Corp
Imation Corp is the only company in the world solely focused on the development, manufacture and supply of removable data storage products spanning the four pillars of magnetic, optical, flash and removable hard disk storage. With more than 50 years of data storage leadership beginning with the development of the world's first computer tape, in 2006 Imation proudly marked its tenth anniversary as an independent company. In addition to the Imation brand, Imation Corp's global brand portfolio includes the Memorex brand, one of the most widely recognized names in the consumer electronics industry, famous for the slogan, "Is it live or is it Memorex?(TM)" Additional information about Imation is available at www.imation.com/ or by calling 1-888-466-3456.
Storage capacity claims are based on the following average file sizes: MS Word/Excel document (40KB), Excel spreadsheet (528KB), PowerPoint presentation (1.6MB), 128bps quality digital audio files (4MB), 3.2 megapixel photos at 1024x768 resolution.
Source: Imation Corp
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