Imation reveals smallest hard drive


Well, these things get smaller by the week, so it’s hard to keep up on who currently tops the tiny table. According to Imation, they now lead the way with their Micro Hard Drive.

The 4GB Imation drive, weighing at just over one ounce, features a shock-resistant metal case and an integrated locking USB cable that can be used to clip the device to a belt loop or briefcase. Inside the device is the 2005 Guinness Book of World Records’ smallest hard disk drive (HDD) from Toshiba, measuring less than one inch in diameter.

In addition, Imation offers the option to protect files stored on the drive with their Security Manager, which backs up multiple file versions and automatically synchronises the copies, allowing easy access to previous versions and preventing unauthorised access by locking all files with 128-bit encryption.

You can pick up the Micro Hard Drive for around £120.

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Dave Walker
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