ASUS has decided to fill a gap left by notebook manufacturers over the past year, with the use of USB flash drives and online cloud storage, optical disc drives has been deemed outdated. Most netbook manufacturers has dropped the optic drive so your only options to reading disc on these devices are external optical drives like the new SDRW-08U5S-U Ultra Slim DVD Writer.
The ASUS ultra-slim SDRW-08U5S-U is known as the world’s thinnest external DVD writer, measuring at just 13mm thin and comes in the colors of Mellow Metallic, Dusty Rose, and Bright Berry. It makes an ideal companion for Ultrabooks or even the iMacs and Macbooks from Apple.
The DVD Writer comes with a built-in hidden stand allows users to place it vertically or horizontally. In addition to its colorful options it comes with Disc Encryption II security for data protection with password controls and encryption. No pricing details were unveiled for the SDRW-08U5S-U Ultra Slim DVD Writer.