Kingston has announced the new XS2000 Portable SSD and the DataTraveler Max USB 3.2 Gen 2 Flash Drive.
The Kingston XS2000 is a pocket-sized portable SSD utilizing USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 speeds in a compact body. Smaller than a typical portable SSD, the XS2000 comes with a removable ruggedized sleeve and IP55-rating to withstand water and dust.
Kingston claims that it can transfer 8K videos and large documents in a flash, transferring up to 400 HD photos per second or taking less than 30 seconds to transfer a 1-hour 4K video. In addition, it delivers transfer speeds up to 2,000MB/s, has capacities of up to 2TB, and it also connects with USB Type-C.
On the other hand, the DataTraveler Max (DT Max) USB 3.2 Gen 2 Flash Drive delivers speeds up to 1,000MB/s read and 900MB/s write. In addition, the DT Max comes with a ridged casing, a keyring loop, and an LED status indicator.
According to Kingston, the DT Max can transfer and store large digital files such as HD photos (up to 200 HD photos per second), 4K/8K videos, music, and more with top speeds and high capacities up to 1TB.
The Kingston XS2000 Portable SSD is available in capacities 500GB to 2TB and is backed by a limited five-year warranty with free technical support, while DataTraveler Max is available in capacities 256GB to 1TB and is also backed by a five-year warranty with free technical support.