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Apacer Debuts World’s Lightest USB 3.0 Flash Drive

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Apacer, a global leader in digital storage, unveiled today another masterpiece --AH350 USB 3.0 flash drive. Only a sleek and super speed gadget can keep you on board the trend bandwagon, and AH350 typified such a device with its top performance plus a streamlined design. AH350 adopts the single-chip controller, and is the lightest USB3.0 flash drive to hit the market.

“Flash drive is a widely-used functional storage product; users would look forward to a more compact, faster and better quality flash drive that features a larger storage capacity, more stable performance and a more customer friendly price,” said Grace Lo, Associated Vice President of Apacer Commodity Business Unit. “Thanks to its competitive edge in storage technology, Apacer takes the lead in making USB 3.0 products more compact and prevalent by launching AH350. As a one-stop solution that meets every consumer need, AH350 is most lightweight USB 3.0 flash drive with the highest cost performance available in the market.”

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Lightest=gimmick, 100% pure gimmick!
 
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Seriously, lightest? Whoop-dee-do. Even if you were carrying around literally pockets full of these, the weight difference would likely be minor. How about faster/cheaper instead of lighter?
 

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I have to say, this is brilliant actually. Because what I've always found difficult is carrying my USB flash drive around, it's just not portable enough! I can't wait until they make it smaller too!

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I just can't wait until they get to a point where i can lose it without noticing, that would be awesome!
 
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LIghtest . . . is not a feature I care about, only speed and storage size, pure marketing gimmick, also pricing ?
 
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I need to know the exact weight!
 

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i have a hp drive thats the size of the metal of the USB jack. how can this be lighter?
 
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no. not sure how USB three can make it heavier.
Because it has 3.0 of USB power instead of 2.0 therefore simple math would dictate it is 1.0 heavier lol.


Interesting way to make a claim for a world record haha. Their next project should be to make it have a negative weight, THEN I'd be impressed.
 
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Their next project should be to make it have a negative weight, THEN I'd be impressed.
Not a bad idea! I'm actually waiting for 150% efficient PSU's so I can put some electricity into the grid and earn some money.


I wonder how durable it is, since it's probably made of some thin plastic.
 
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Is this another USB 3.0 drive that has sub USB 3.0 performance?

With statements like "With a transmission bandwidth of up to 5Gbps, AH350 delivers a maximum transfer speed of up to 60MB/s, which is 2 times faster than the traditional USB 2.0 flash drive", you really have to wonder.

I was reading reviews on Newegg the other day and there are few USB 3.0 drives that actually perform better than USB 2.0 drives. There are some, you just have to look for them.
 

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Thank god there getting lighter as i was having issue's carrying just 2 flash drives. :rolleyes:
 

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Because it has 3.0 of USB power instead of 2.0 therefore simple math would dictate it is 1.0 heavier lol.


Interesting way to make a claim for a world record haha. Their next project should be to make it have a negative weight, THEN I'd be impressed.
cant decide if i should report you for trolling or not.
 
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Because it has 3.0 of USB power instead of 2.0 therefore simple math would dictate it is 1.0 heavier lol.


Interesting way to make a claim for a world record haha. Their next project should be to make it have a negative weight, THEN I'd be impressed.
Make a USB drive with a balloon affixed to it, filled with helium :D
 
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yeah weight has always been such an issue with USB drives :D
I use my usb flash drive as a dumbell