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Short Bytes: Kinston DataTraveler Ultimate GT is the new world’s largest capacity USB drive. It can store up to 2TB data and help you carry about 70 hours of 4K videos in your pocket. For better read/write performance, DataTraveler Ultimate GT supports USB 3.1 Gen 1.
Update: Now Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT is shipping

We often write about different kinds of improvements being made by the researchers to improve the state and capacity of storage devices. Here, I’m going to tell you about the world’s highest-capacity USB drive that can solve all your data storage needs.

This little monster was unveiled by Kingston at CES 2017. It’s called the new DataTraveller Ultimate GT, where GT stands for Generation Traveller. It comes in 1TB and 2TB offerings.

There are good chances that the new DataTraveler Ultimate GT ships with more storage than your current laptop’s entire hard drive. These drives are also USB 3.1 Gen 1 compatible — so you don’t have to worry about sluggish read/write performance.

Comes in a robust zinc-alloy metal casing

Talking about the build quality, it’s encased in a zinc-alloy shell for better durability. So, one can rest assured about the hardware.

Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT specifications

  • Capacity: 1TB, 2TB
  • Speed: USB 3.1 Gen. 1
  • Dimension: 72mm x 26.94mm x 21mm
  • Operating Temp: -25°C to 60°C
  • Storage Temp: -40°C to 85°C
  • Warranty: 5-year warranty with free tech support
  • Compatibility: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 (SP1), Mac OS 10.9.x and above, Linux v.2.6.x and above, Chrome OS

Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT will start shipping in February 2017.

Update: Feb. 28, 2017

Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT has now started shipping. Get the USB drives here: 1TB version and 2TB version

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Adarsh Verma
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