Seagate reveals yet another innovation to provide more flexible and affordable high-capacity HDD solutions for the tablet and mobile computing market. The new Laptop Ultrathin HDD by Seagate Technology bundles huge storage, easy integration, and data security all in a smaller footprint. Laptop Ultrathin is thinner than a deck of cards measuring just 5mm and capable of delivering performance equivalent to its 7mm counterpart.
The Laptop Ultrathin HDD seems to continue the trend of having more storage packed in a smaller form factor. With a slim size and high storage offering, this HDD paves the way for expanded and integrated storage. System integrators and designers now have an option to innovate new light systems without compromising storage and affordability. This super-thin 500GB HDD is superior to many other storage solutions in terms of cost-per-GB and cost-per-millimetre factors.
With a standard SATA 6 GB/s interface, the Laptop Ultrathin HDD can be easily integrated into smaller, lightweight mobile computing devices, including tablets and ultra-thin notebooks. Its easy design integration coupled with a reasonably high performance (100MB/s sustained data transfer rate) makes it suitable for laptop applications and other slim storage devices.
Besides reinventing the boundaries of system design, this small-sized HDD can be used for protecting your sensitive business data. As data mobility becomes a challenge for the entire business landscape, it is necessary to ensure that your critical details are not compromised. In order for keeping your assets secure, the Laptop Ultrathin HDD has Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) with TCG Opal protocol for enabling real-time data encryption. You also get Seagate Instant Secure Erase (ISE) feature for a safe and easy retirement of your hard drive.
The slimmer and thinner design of Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD privieds more room for incorporating additional designed-in features, such as improved batteries and better air circulation. Laptop Ultrathin carries a retail price of $89.