Sony debuts its firts portable external hard disk drive
Sony today also debuts its first external hard drives which is compatible with with BRAVIA TV and other devices by Sony, allowing direct recording of HD television programmes and boasts high-speed USB3.0 interface.The HD-PG5U drive features smoothly-contoured case with a scratch-resistant paint layer, accompanied by a single blue LED that indicates drive activity. The drive comes in black or white finishes and weighing a travel-friendly 180g. It offers 500GB storage space, supports Direct Copy function with Handycam and comes bundled with Data Transfer Accelerator software, Password Protection Manager with 256-bit security, Backup Manager and FAT32 Formatter software. PlayStation 3 users can connect the drive via USB and view stored AVCHD videos and photos via the ‘Filmy’ application.
The new HD-PG5 series of 500GB external hard drives is available from mid July 2011 in United Kingdom, France and Germany only.