Seagate Introduces 160GB Portable HDD With Perpendicular Recording And 500GB eSATA Pushbutton Back-up Drive
At the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show, Seagate Technology introduced its innovative consumer products: the 160GB Seagate Portable Hard Drive and the Seagate Pushbutton Backup Hard Drive with 3Gb/s SATA transfer rate.
The Seagate 160GB Portable Hard Drive is said to be the industry's first portable drive built with perpendicular recording. It features a shock-mounted design and aluminum alloy enclosure to protect from drops and falls. The Portable External Hard Drive also includes the Bounce Back Express software used in Seagate's desktop drives.
The Seagate 160GB Portable Hard Drive will be available in February, 2006 and will retail for $379. The Seagate 500GB eSATA PushButton Hard Drive will be available in April, 2006.
Source: Seagate Technology
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