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Kingston Ships World’s Largest Capacity USB Flash Drive

Hsinchu, TaiwanMarch 1, 2017 – Kingston, the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it is shipping the most anticipated mobile storage drive from 2017 International CES, DataTraveler® Ultimate Generation Terabyte (DTUGT), the world’s largest capacity USB Flash drive. DataTraveler Ultimate GT offers up to 2TB of storage and USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) performance.

Kingston always strives to create new and better storage solutions to meet customers’ needs especially in an ever-increasing digital world. With the release of the DataTraveler Ultimate GT, users can push the boundaries of their storage needs and ensure that they have more than enough space to store their video, photos and files in a small form factor. This year, DTUGT was awarded “CES 2017 Best In Show” from Tom’s Hardware, one of the most respected technology hardware sites around the world.

DataTraveler Ultimate GT features superior quality in a high-end design and zinc-alloy metal casing for shock-resistance. Tech enthusiasts and professional users with high-capacity storage needs will have the ability to store immense amounts of data in a portable form factor, up to 70 hours of 4K video storage on a 2TB drive*. For more information please see below or refer to the following reference table for storage capacities.

DataTraveler Ultimate GT is available in 1TB and 2TB capacities. It is backed by 5-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston reliability. For more information, visit www.kingston.com

Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT Features and Specifications:

Capacities1: 1TB, 2TB
Speed2: USB 3.1 Gen. 13, 300MB/s read, 200MB/s write
Dimensions: 75.18mm x 27mm x 21.02mm
Operating Temperature: 0°C to 60°C
Storage Temperature: -20°C to 85°C
Warranty: 5-year warranty with free technical support
Compatible with: Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 (SP1), Mac OS v.10.9.x+, Linux v.2.6.x+, Chrome OS™

Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT Features and Specifications:
Capacities1: 1TB, 2TB
Speed2: USB 3.1 Gen. 13
Dimensions: 72mm x 26.94mm x 21mm
Operating Temperature: 0°C to 60°C
Storage Temperature: -20°C to 85°C
Warranty: 5-year warranty with free technical support
Compatible with: Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 (SP1), Mac OS v.10.9.x+, Linux v.2.6.x+, Chrome OSTM

DataTraveler Ultimate GT Part Numbers
Part Number Capacity
DTUGT/1TB 1TB
DTUGT/2TB 2TB

OS List USB 2.0 USB 3.0 / USB 3.1
Windows 10 Yes Yes
Windows 8.1 Yes Yes
Windows 8 Yes Yes
Windows 7 (SP1) Yes Yes
Mac OS (v. 10.9.x +) Yes Yes
Linux (v. 2.6.x +) Yes Yes
Chrome Yes Yes

Storage Chart
Storage Capacity1 Photos(Compressed JPEG) Video Recording2 Storage Usage
8MP 12MP 18MP 24MP

24
Mbps
(min.)

48
Mbps
(min.)
720p
30fps
(min.)
1080p
30fps
(min.)
4K
30fps
(min.)
HD
Movies
.MKV
Music
.MP3
Compressed
.MP4Movies
PC
Games
Backups
4GB 1500 1000 667 500 20 10 22 15 8 X 1038 3 X X
8GB 3000 2000 1333 1,000 40 20 44 30 16 X 2076 7 X X
16GB 6000 4000 2667 2,000 80 40 88 61 33 1 4151 14 X X
32GB 12000 8000 5333 4,000 160 80 176 122 66 2 8302 28 1 1
64GB 24000 16000 10667 8,000 320 160 260 244 132 5 16605 56 3 2
128GB 48000 32000 21333 16,000 640 320 352 488 264 10 33209 112 6 4
256GB 96000 64000 42667 32,000 1280 640 704 976 528 21 66418 224 12 9
512GB 192000 128000 85334 64,000 2560 1280 1408 1952 1056 42 132836 448 24 17
1TB 384000 256000 170668 128000 5120 2560 2816 3904 2112 83 265672 896 48 32
2TB 768000 512000 341336 256000 10240 5120 5632 7808 4224 166 531344 1792 96 64

*Based on Flash Memory Storage Chart
1Some of the listed capacity on a Flash storage device is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. As such, the actual available capacity for data storage is less than what is listed on the products. For more information, go to Kingston’s Flash Guide at kingston.com/flash_memory_guide.
2Speed may vary due to host hardware, software and usage.
3USB 3.1 Gen. 1 performance requires a host device with a USB 3.0 or 3.1 port.

About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.

Kingston Digital, Inc. (“KDI”) is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please visit kingston.com

Editor's Note:

For additional information, evaluation units or executive interviews, please contact David Leong, Kingston Technology Company, Inc., 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708, 714-438-1817 (Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room at kingston.com/company/press/

Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.

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