Every time a new USB-C accessory is announced the new 12-inch MacBook and Chromebook Pixel become a little less of a plight for people who can’t say goodbye to standard USB. Patriot Memory is joining team USB-C with its announcement of new dual-sided 32GB and 64GB flash drives:
On one end of Patriot’s new metal flash drives you’ll find USB-C, while the opposite end is a standard type A USB 3.0 connector. This setup allows for optimal compatibility with a range of devices including older Mac and PC machines.
There are, of course, USB-C adapters so you can use legacy USB Flash Drives with new USB-C devices, but they are a hassle to carry and can be costly. Other companies that have already announced USB-C accessories include SanDisk, Belkin, Google and Monoprice. If you’re the adventurous type, some budget options have started popping up on Amazon.
Patriot hasn’t released pricing yet, but did say these new flash drives should be available beginning in June. Full press release follows:
Patriot Develops Type-C USB Flash Drive for New MacBook™ Users
Type-C USB Flash Drive will enhance data transferring by delivering a powerful and seamless solution
FREMONT, CALIF., USA (PRWEB) April 28, 2015
Patriot, a leading manufacturer of mobile accessories, computer and USB memory, announces the development of a Type-C USB Flash Drive for the new MacBook, Google Chromebook Pixel™ and other Type-C equipped notebooks and systems available on the market. With the recent release of the latest MacBook, which has been upgraded with the new Type-C port, consumers will now be able to use the Type-C USB Flash Drive to transfer data from any other form factor using a single robust and small solution.
Outfitted with a polished metal exterior, the dual-sided Type-C / Type A USB Flash Drive will feature both a small Type-C at one end and a standard USB 3.0 connector at the other end allowing seamless data transfer from traditional devices to the new Type C based device. Patriot solves the problem of compatibility, providing a solution that is compatible with all devices.
“As many MacBook users rely heavily on external storage options, we wanted to be at the forefront with a product that will cater to these consumers,” said Meng J. Choo, Patriot’s Product Manager. “As a leading manufacturer of USB and flash memory, we want to offer solutions for our customers that are easy-to-use and provide seamless experiences across all their devices.”
The new Type-C USB Flash Drive will be available to consumers starting in June and will be offered in both 32GB and 64GB capacities.
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About Patriot Patriot designs, manufactures and markets high performance, enthusiast memory modules, flash memory, and mobile accessory products. Patriot products have become world renown for their extreme performance, reliability and innovation. Patriot sells its products through original equipment manufacturers, retailers, e-tailers and distributors throughout the world with operations in North America, Asia and Europe. Patriot Memory LLC was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Fremont, California, USA.
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