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Kingston DataTraveler Mini Slim - USB flash drive - 4 GB - Hi-Speed USB - black

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      24.08.2009 20:40
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      Good performance in a convenient package.

      The Kingston DataTraveler Mini Slim is, indeed, both mini and slim. Measuring in at just under four centimetres long and just over half a centimetre tall, it still manages to pack in a decent four gigabytes of storage - and it's no slouch performance-wise either.

      The drive comes in several colours - namely black, blue and pink, each with a grey underside. The grey/pink combo isn't hugely attractive, but the others look fine. They also look simple, which is kind of the point - these are uncomplicated devices with no pre-installed software or security features, and they come in at a budget price. They're still nice and sturdy, though, and although you probably shouldn't try jumping up and down on them they'll stand up to some pretty rough treatment.

      That's a good thing too because the small form factor means that these don't come with a cap for the USB plug, since they essentially only provide the bottom half of a standard USB plug and are merely missing a small amount of housing. But there are no pins to bend and the drive will still work in any standard USB port.

      Kingston is a well-known name in the world of computer memory, and it shows. Even though these devices are tiny, simple and cheap, they still outperform my other no-name USB drive, especially on read speeds.

      The only real disadvantage is that they may be a little too small; you won't notice if one slips down the side of your sofa. Cheap to buy and simple to use, Mini Slim is ideal for laptop users who want a tiny drive they can take anywhere with them and toss into their laptop bag when they're done with it.

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  • Product Details

    Kingston's colorful, mini-sized USB Flash drive is big news in mobile storage. Your super slim storage companion, DataTraveler Mini Slim lets you carry all of your data with you, wherever you go. Store, carry and transfer your favorite music, photos of friends and family, gaming scores, school assignments, reports and web site designs in an affordable, convenient device.

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    Product Description: Kingston DataTraveler Mini Slim - USB flash drive - 4 GB
    Product Type: USB flash drive
    Storage Capacity: 4 GB
    Interface Type: USB 2.0
    Enclosure Colour: Black
    OS Required: Microsoft Windows XP SP1, Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, Apple MacOS X 10.3.x or later, Microsoft Windows Vista, Linux 2.6 or later
    Microsoft Certification: Certified for Windows Vista
    Manufacturer Warranty: 2 years warranty
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