We have seen LaCie FastKey the smallest SSD USB 3.0 drive on late November last year. It seems the LaCie record for the smallest SSD based external drive is over. Today, CNET site reported that Verbatim also announced its mini SSD based external drive called Verbatim USB 3.0 External SSD Portable Drive.
The Verbatim USB 3.0 External SSD portable drive comes in smaller size than FastKey and also offers a bigger capacity storage( 128GB ) than FastKey( 120GB ). However, the Verbatim transfer speed(190MB/s) come in slower than FastKey (260MB/s). This external SSD drive is backward compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1.
Verbatim USB 3.0 External SSD portable drive will be released in the first quarter of this year in two capacity storage 32GB and 128GB. The 128GB version will cost you for around $550 each.
[ Via cnet ]