CES 2014: Seagate Backup Plus FAST, 2X capacity and speed

Leading storage manufacturer Seagate Technology had just unveiled Backup Plus FAST portable drive which is claimed to be world’s first portable 4TB storage device promising twice the capacity and speed from existing portable storage devices. How fast it would be, the company promises transfer speeds up to 220MB per second utilizing superfast USB 3.0.

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With Backup Plus FAST, Seagate has taken a very mature product category and has delivered innovative enhancements to address the real world challenges of our customers,” said Scott Horn, vice president of global marketing for Seagate. “The performance and capacity of this new portable drive is beyond that of any other external offering to date. We believe that the Backup Plus FAST drive will be widely adopted by creative professionals as the go-to back up device for the field.

It’s enclosed in a sturdy metal design which is scratch and fingerprint -resistant. The Backup Plus FAST is compact enough to work with no external power supply, so you can pack it comfortably on your bag easily which seemed to be best for videographers or photographers on the go.

The 4TB Seagate Backup Plus FAST portable drive is now available from Seagate.com or Amazon.com, for an MSRP of $299.99.

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