Plextor has introduced its new PX-PH500U3 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive that utilizes USB 3.0 technology which offers super fast transfer speeds and will store up to 500GB of storage. It comes in a 2.5-inch form factor with an elegant casing crafted from aircraft grade aluminum and weighs in at 162 grams. It comes bundled with FNet PC Clone EX software for data backup and restore, there is a leatherette case for additional protection and the great thing is that it doesn’t require additional power adapter, it is powered by the USB connector. The Plextor PX-PH500U3 is presently available on the market for a price of 99 Euros. The company also plan to announce a 750GB model later this year that is expected to be sold at a street price of 135 Euros.