Recognizing the need for a faster, more secure solution for backing-up and transferring smartphone and tablet content without using Wi-Fi or the cloud, Monster Digital has released the Advanced Series of dual connector Mobile USB OTG Flash Drives. Monster Digital is a leading innovator and provider of premium quality memory and storage solutions, specializing in the rapidly growing flash based memory category.
The Advanced Series USB Flash Drives are USB On-The-Go (OTG) compatible, and vastly expand on the usefulness of mobile flash drives in today’s digital ecosystem. Most beneficial to users is the dual USB connector feature, consisting of a standard-sized type-A USB connector, as well as a micro USB connector. Micro USB is the standard format common to most Android® based smartphones. So photos, media files, contact information and other vital content can easily be transferred to the drive, saved there as a back-up or, using the standard-sized USB connector, moved onto a Windows PC or Mac. Additionally, given that most of today’s TVs and other home entertainment equipment has a USB port, the drive allows for videos and photos created on smartphones, tablets or computers to be easily enjoyed on a large screen without any additional players or cables.
The drives also preclude the need for transferring data through the cloud or Wi-Fi. Transferring and storing data over the web can sometimes be slow, unstable and unreliable. Also, the drives provide a fast, easy and cable-free option for an increasing number of users who are concerned about the privacy and security of the cloud.
Beyond a sleek design and rugged construction, the Advanced Series USB OTG Flash Drives also have multiple features to ensure a quality user experience. Advanced error correction ensures data integrity, static and dynamic wear leveling adds to the life of the drive, and both USB connectors are retractable for protection. The drives transfer files very quickly at data rates up to 80MB/s and are also compatible with USB 2.0 devices.
The Advanced Series OTG Flash Drives are available in 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities at retail price points of $16.99, $23.99, $39.99 and $74.99 respectively. The drives are available in December at Staples®, Crutchfield.com, Curacao, Fry’s and additional retailers.