Friday, December 09, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Xiaomi Electric Vehicle Launch on Monday, Yeelight LED Ceiling Light Launched
Hon Hai, Sharp To Build Massive LCD TV Plant In China
U.S. To Review Cyber Attacks Beyond 2016 Election
Samsung To Brick Remaining Note7 Device Through Software Update
Samsung SDI to Supply Batteries To Lucid Motors
Samsung To Design And Make Chips For Tesla Cars
Google Opens its Digital Assistant to Developers
BlackBerry Unveils BlackBerry Secure For IoT Mobile Security
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > 1-inch ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, February 25, 2005
1-inch 6GB hard drive


Seagate announced that it has begun shipping a 1-inch hard disk drive with a 6G-byte capacity, the same day that rival drive maker Hitachi announced a similar product.

Seagate's drive is shipping to selected device makers, said Joyce See, a spokeswoman for Seagate in Singapore. In addition to the 6G-byte model, Seagate offers 1-inch drives with capacities of 5G bytes and 2.5G bytes.

See declined to reveal pricing for the 6G-byte ST-1 hard disk drive, saying the product is being sold only to device makers and will not be made directly available to consumers. However, HGST yesterday said its 6G-byte 1-inch Microdrive hard disk will cost US$299, a 40-percent reduction compared to the $499 price tag the company has previously put on all of its 1-inch hard drive products when first released.

These small hard disk drives are principally designed for use in portable consumer electronics devices, such as MP3 players. The 6G-byte ST-1 can hold 150 hours of music, or roughly 3,000 songs, encoded at a bit rate of 128K bps (bits per second), Seagate said in a statement.

Seagate's customers for 1-inch hard drives include Creative Technology Ltd., Olympus Corp., Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd., Virgin Electronics LLC and others, according to the company.

The introduction of 6G-byte hard drives came on the same day that Apple Computer Inc. introduced a 6G-byte version of its iPod Mini MP3 player, which retails for $249.

From Storage.itworld (IDG News Service)



Previous
Next
DVD Forum Approves HD DVD-R and DVD-R DL        All News        Handsets with Electronic Money Function
Intel Mobile Concept PCs Provide Vision Of Tomorrow's Digital Lifestyle     PC Parts News      Adaptec's Zero Channel RAID (ZCR) Card

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Seagate Introduces Cloud-syncing Portable Hard Drive for Amazon Drive
Seagate Releases 10TB IronWolf Pro For Small-To-Midsize Enterprises
Seagate Introduces 5TB Mobile Drive, New ClusterStor System For HPC Applications
Hitachi Finger Vein Authentication System Uses A Smartphone Camera
Seagate Launches 512GB SSD For The Xbox
Seagate 6th Generation High-Speed Enterprise Performance HDD
Seagate Launches Two New BarraCuda Drives
Seagate Invited ValueAct To Become A Major Shareholder
Seagate Accelerates Enterprise Momentum With 10GB/s PCIe SSD And 60TB SAS SSD
Seagate Introduces New SATA SSD For Enterprise Cloud Applications
Seagate Releases First 2TB M.2 Enterprise SSD
Seagate Unveils 10TB hard Drive Portfolio

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .