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Flash Memory Press Release 2017
Kingston Ships World’s Largest Capacity USB Flash Drive
  • 1TB and 2TB Drives Now Available
  • Stores Over 500,000 Photos and 160 Movies

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


*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.

Founded in 1987, Kingston Technology Corporation offers a wide range of quality memory products and services designed for increased productivity and overall system performance. Through its ownership of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. and Kingston Digital, Inc., Kingston Technology Corporation is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of memory modules and digital media products.

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