Kingstonâ€™s latest DataTraveler 310 is the first 256GB USB Flash drive in the United States. Its release Thursday follows the launch of the 256GB DataTraveler 300 in July 2009 to the Asia/Pacific and Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.
â€œWe saw an opportunity to push the capacity envelope for USB Flash drives in the marketplace,â€ said Andrew Ewing, USB business manager, Kingston. â€œCustomer feedback and our research determined that this is a great solution for designers, engineers and architects who have a need to easily store and transport large data files. For the enthusiast who wants easy access to their full media library, the DataTraveler 310 can store up to 365 CDs, 54 DVDs or 51,000 images. This device makes an entire collection of data easily portable.â€
The Kingston DT310 retails for $1,108.