Transcend launched its its StoreJet 25D3 2.5-inch shockproof portable hard drive. The StoreJet 25D3 is one of the first USB 3.0 compatible peripherals introduced to the market. It offers a transfer speeds of up to 90MB/s which is up to 10X faster than Hi-Speed USB 2.0. The 25D3 is also backward compatible with USB 2.0, allowing users to access their files from nearly any computer.
The StoreJet 25D3 is available in in 250GB, 320GB, 500GB and 640GB capacities and sports a seemingly delicate case with gloss piano finish. The Drives also incorporates internal suspension technology for protection from shock and damage from accidental slips or falls during travel. It is also an eco-friendly drive, it was designed to automatically go into power-saving sleep mode after ten minutes of inactivity.
There is a LED indicator which appears orange when operating in USB 2.0 mode and turns to blue when in USB 3.0 mode.