PQI expands Apple device storage space with portable storage drive
Power Quotient International Ltd. (PQI), which is a famous maker of mobile device storage peripherals, has released the company’s first Apple MFi-certified Lightning Duo USB portable storage drive, called Gmobi iStick. Currently the Gmobi iStick is the only OTG storage device on the market that has been designed for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
The main function of the Gmobi iStick is to increase the available storage space on Apple mobile devices. The device comes with a user-friendly slide switch design. On one end you will find the Lightning interface that allows you to download or upload data from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch. The other end is a standard USB transmission interface that can be connected to a Mac, PC or tablet computer. There’s more to the device though – it also includes a music and video player for MKV, RMVB, AVI, WMV and other files, 1080p HD movie streaming, Photo & Document Viewer, file management, support for Open In functionality and more.
Gmobi iStick comes with capacities of 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB and support for Mac OS 10.x and above, Windows XP and newer operating systems. The device measures 51 x 28.6 x 9 mm and weighs 9.4 grams. Owners of the device also get a 1-year warranty.
The pricing of the device is unknown as of now, though.