Portable Hard Drive provides 500 GB capacity.

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Measuring just over ½ in. wide, Apollo Hard Drive comes with Total Media Backup(TM) software and offers backup, schedule, synchronize, and restore functions. Unit is accessible with both PC and Mac systems, and is preconfigured to backup all types of digital files. Blue LED light shows when data transfer is in process and lets user identify when backups are complete. Since drive is USB-powered, it does not require batteries or external power supply.



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Imation Adds Capacity to Ultra-Slim External Hard Disk Drive Line



Apollo(TM) Portable Hard Drive now shipping in 500 GB capacity

OAKDALE, Minn., July 30 /-- Imation Corp. (NYSE:IMN) is among the first to introduce an external hard disk drive featuring a 500 GB 9.5 mm thick 2.5" HDD inside to its line of Apollo Portable Hard Drives. The sleek, compact and USB-powered 500 GB Apollo Portable Hard Drive is lightweight, stylish and extremely durable featuring a midnight-black brushed surface with chrome details. At just over a half an inch wide and weighing less than half a pound, the drive easily fits in the palm of your hand for convenience on the go.

The Apollo 500 GB Portable Hard Drive comes with the easy-to-install and easy-to-use Total Media Backup(TM) software. Accessible with both PC and Mac systems, desktops and laptops, the drive offers backup, schedule, synchronize and restore functions with just a quick click of the mouse and is preconfigured to backup all types of digital files. Like previous versions, the drive is USB powered and neither batteries nor an external power supply are required. A blue LED light shows when data transfer is in process to easily identify when backups are complete.

"Designed for both discerning mobile and desktop users the drive features sleek designs combined with the industry's latest technology and highest capacities," said Keith Schwartz, director, North America sales and marketing, Imation Corp. "Imation continues to be a leader in the data storage channel by pushing the capacity envelope that the tech savvy professionals demand."

The Imation Apollo 500 GB Hard Drive is now available is available at authorized Imation distributors, wholesalers resellers and e-tailers worldwide for a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $319.99.

Imation's family of Apollo Portable Hard Drives also includes 160 GB, 250 GB, and 320 GB capacities ranging in price from $89.99 to $169.99.

For additional information, please visit http://www.imation.com/apollo.

About Imation Corp.

Imation is a leading global developer and marketer of branded offerings that enable people to capture, save and enjoy digital information. Our world-class portfolio of digital storage products, audio and video electronics, and accessories reaches customers through a powerful global distribution network. The result is a company with strong commercial and consumer businesses and continued long-term growth and profitability that creates shareholder value. Imation Corp.'s global brand portfolio, in addition to the Imation brand, 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?" and the XtremeMac brand. Imation is also the exclusive licensee of the TDK Life on Record brand, one of the world's leading recording media brands. Additional information about Imation is available at http://www.imation.com/.

Imation, the Imation logo, Apollo, Memorex, the Memorex logo, 'Is it live or is it Memorex?' and XtremeMac are trademarks of Imation Corp. and its subsidiaries. The TDK Life on Record logo is a trademark of TDK Corporation. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Mary Rawlings-Taylor of Imation Corp., +1-651-704-6796, mjrawlings-taylor@imation.com

Web site: http://www.imation.com/

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