Patriot sells external hard drive with built-in battery

The US memory and SSD maker Patriot has released a rather interesting external hard drive that gets powered by an integrated battery that allows the user to work with it virtually anywhere.

Called AERO the new company product offers extreme portability and flexibility and comes equipped with built-in Wi-Fi 802.11n that can connect it to up to five other external devices such as smartphones and tablets. A USB 3.0 port serves for cable connections should the user not want to use the integrated Wi-Fi. As to the battery it allows the hard drive to work for up to six hours – and there’s a battery indicator that shows how much power is left.

Available in two models – with 500 GB and 1 TB of capacity – the Patriot AERO comes with a 2-year warranty. As to pricing the 500 GB model sells for USD 160, while the more spacious 1 TB version will set you back with USD 200.


Source: Patriot Memory

Related posts

ZTE announces 5-inch U887 smartphone

Chinese smartphone maker ZTE has announced a new 5-inch smartphone known as U887 thus joining the emerging market of smartphones with 5-inch displays. The U887 is based on a dual-core MT6577 processor at 1.2 GHz and has 512 MB RAM. The display works at 800 x 480 pixels and...

Mozilla releases Firefox 12

Mozilla has released the latest twelfth version of its popular Firefox browser just weeks after Firefox 11 was launched. The new version is now available for download at Mozilla’s web site and as you may imagine features a number of improvements to auto updates, developer tools and CSS...

The New Slimer PLAYSTATION3 available in September

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today unveiled the PlayStation®3 (CECH-2000A) (body color: charcoal black) computer entertainment system, featuring an extremely streamlined form factor with a 120GB Hard Disk Drive (HDD). PlayStation®3 (PS3®) system will become available in stores from...

Leave a comment