Friday, September 28th 2018

Lexar Announces New NS100 and NS200 2.5" SSDs

Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory solutions, today announced two new internal solid-state drive solutions to rejuvenate old laptops or PCs. The new Lexar NS100 2.5" SATA III (6Gb/s) solid-state drive (SSD) and Lexar NS200 2.5" SATA III (6Gb/s) solid-state drive (SSD). [Editor's note: Lexar is now owned by Longsys, a Chinese company, who acquired the brand from Crucial in Aug 2017].

The entry-level NS100 SSD is an affordable upgrade for casual users who want more performance than their hard-disk drives (HDD) can provide. It provides faster boot-ups, application load times, and data transfers - turning your old computer from dinosaur to dynamo with sequential read speeds of up to 550MB/s. The NS200 SSD is ready for gamers and professionals looking to refresh their system with a quicker internal drive solution, giving the speed needed to take multitasking on an old PC or laptop to the next level.
Users will be able to power through the day with sequential read speed of up to 550MB/s and and sequential write of up to 510MB/s, faster app response times and better overall performance for gaming, photo, and video editing, or other multimedia applications. Both Lexar NS100 and NS200 are shock and vibration resistant, making them more reliable and durable than typical HDD, plus they also feature SSD Dash management so the user can monitor their drive and make sure their applications maintain exceptional performance.

"The outlook for the solid-state drive industry remains strong and continues on a path to become more broadly used. We're excited about adding an internal SSD category to our product portfolio as we continue our commitment on delivering innovative and fast-performing storage solutions. The NS100 and NS200 SSD delivers Lexar quality to accelerate your computer's performance with optimized speed and reliability," said Joel Boquiren, Director of Global Marketing.

The Lexar NS100 2.5" SATA III (6Gb/s) solid-state drive will be offered in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB capacities, and the Lexar NS200 2.5" SATA III (6Gb/s) solid-state drive in 240GB, 480GB capacities, with a three-year limited warranty. The new NS100 is available Mid-September at MSRP $29.99 USD (120GB), $49.99 USD (240GB), $89.99 USD (480GB), and the NS200 is available Mid-September at MSRP $79.99 USD (240GB), $109.99 USD (480GB). For more information visit www.lexar.com

This product announcement confirms that Lexar is returning to the high-performance storage market, and will continue to produce, develop, and strengthen the portfolio of memory solutions centered on performance, quality, and reliability.

Lexar will be exhibiting at this year's Photokina, in Cologne, Germany September 26th - 29th, with new product announcements, focused around one of the most exciting shows in the professional photographers' calendar.
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2 Comments on Lexar Announces New NS100 and NS200 2.5" SSDs

#1
jabbadap
Wonder are they any good. Some might think from micron pedigree that these are just Crucials in different clothing but I'm afraid this is not the case. Isn't Longsys making some Silicon power ssds too or am I mistaken? Foresee is their own brand(That Subor Z+ ryzen+vega apu gaming console uses Foresee ssd). So I'm thinking the old riding with known brand scheme again.
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#2
bonehead123
yawn....same-ole-same-same-lame-lame slow-ass ssd's
nuthin new here.....
back to nappy time now :)
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