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G-Technology Announces New Fast, Portable USB Type-C External Hard Drives


SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 7, 2016 – G-Technology, a premium storage solutions provider trusted by leading creative professionals, today announced the G-DRIVE® mobile USB-C, a new portable drive that speeds up and streamlines the storage and backup process using the latest USB Type-CTM technology. USB Type-C is the next-generation connector with a slim and sleek design, tailored to easily fit into mobile products. It is a user-friendly connection as the cable can be plugged in any orientation or direction and is robust enough for laptops and tablets.

G-Technology will be showcasing the new products at the Wedding & Portrait Photography International (WPPI) Expo, March 7-9 in Las Vegas, Booth #732.

If you are a student running around campus, a business professional or a photographer traveling the world, the 1TB storage space can help handle all the videos, photos, documents, and music you need. Bus-powered, requiring no outside power adapter and featuring a thin, beveled aluminum case, the G-DRIVE mobile USB-C offers ultimate mobility. Best of all, you can match the drive with your favorite laptop or notebook, whether it’s gold, space gray or a silver design. Whether your system features the next generation Type-C interface or the standard USB 3.0/2.0 interface, the G-DRIVE mobile USB-C is compatible and can serve as your fast storage companion, while future-proofing your storage for your next-generation computer system.

The G-DRIVE mobile USB-C features a speedy 7,200 RPM hard drive for transfer rates up to 136MB/s. It ships with one USB Type-C to Type-C cable and one USB Type-C to Type-A cable, allowing for backwards compatibility. For Windows® users, the G-DRIVE mobile USB-C can be easily reformatted using the G-Technology Windows Format Wizard available as a free download on the G-Technology website. Shipping this March, the gold and space gray colors will be available exclusively at Apple® Stores, and the silver color will be available at your favorite G-Technology resellers. For the 1TB capacity, the MSRP is $129.95 and comes with G-Technology’s industry leading three-Year limited warranty.

For Mega Storage Users – New 2TB and 3TB G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.0 portable storage solutions
For users that prefer USB 3.0 connectivity and huge portable capacity, G-Technology now offers the G-DRIVE mobile USB in 2TB and 3TB capacities. Available in a stylish aluminum black case, the G-DRIVE mobile USB is shipping today with MSRPs of $129.95 for 2TB capacity and $179.95 for 3TB capacity.

“From our highly flexible Evolution Series and sleek black G-SPEED line to our new colorful USB Type-C portable drives, we always strive to deliver quality, performance and style,” said Mike Williams, vice president and general manager, G-Technology. “Getting consumers to backup and protect their stuff can be difficult, but we hope that our new fast and stylish G-DRIVE mobile USB-C and high-capacity G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.0 drives will encourage people to safeguard their most valuable personal data.”

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