A few weeks ago we told you about the Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0 G2 USB 3.0 Flash Drive. Here is out two minute review.

UWHS Review - Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0 G2 USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Who are Kingston?

From their website:

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world’s independent memory leader.
Founded in 1987 with a single product offering, Kingston® now offers more than 2,000 memory products that support nearly every device that uses memory, from computers, servers and printers to MP3 players, digital cameras and mobile phones. In 2010, the company’s sales reached $6.5 billion.

With global headquarters in Fountain Valley, California, Kingston employs more than 4,000 people worldwide. Regarded as one of the “Best Companies to Work for in America” by Fortune magazine, Kingston’s tenets of respect, loyalty, flexibility and integrity create an exemplary corporate culture. Kingston believes that investing in its people is essential, and each employee is a vital part of Kingston’s success.

Kingston serves an international network of distributors, resellers, retailers and OEM customers on six continents. The company also provides contract manufacturing and supply chain management services for semiconductor manufacturers and system OEMs.

Features and Specifications

  • Capacities*: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
  • Requirements: system with USB 3.0 port
  • Backwards compatible: with USB 2.0
  • Speed**: When plugged into a USB 3.0 system: up to 100MB/s read and 70MB/s write; when plugged into a USB 2.0 system: maximum specification performance (around 30MB/s read and write)
  • Dimensions: 2.90″ x 0.87″ x 0.63″ (73.70mm x 22.20mm x 16.10mm)
  • Operating Temperature: 32°F to 140°F (0°C to 60°C)
  • Storage Temperature: -4°F to 185°F (-20°C to 85°C)
  • Practical: durable casing with a solid lanyard loop
  • Warranty: 5 Years

* Some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. For more information, please consult Kingston’s Flash Memory Guide at kingston.com/Flash_Memory_Guide.
** Speed may vary due to host hardware, software and usage.

What’s in the Box?

For our review we got the 32GB version.

The packaging (which you will need a knife to get into) includes the USB 3.0 flash drive and a key ring.

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A Closer Look

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