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Kingston Digital Announces Pocket-Sized XS2000 Portable SSD

September 7, 2021 GMT
XS2000 Portable SSD (Photo: Business Wire)
XS2000 Portable SSD (Photo: Business Wire)
XS2000 Portable SSD (Photo: Business Wire)

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 7, 2021--

Kingston Digital, Inc., the flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today announced it is shipping XS2000, a pocket-sized portable SSD utilizing USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 speeds to deliver next-gen performance in a compact, external on-the-go drive.

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XS2000 Portable SSD (Photo: Business Wire)

XS2000 delivers lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 2,000MB/s 1 giving users enhanced productivity with little interruption. XS2000 offers remarkable performance and capacities up to 2TB 2 to offload and edit high-res images, 8K videos and large documents in a flash. The drive connects with USB Type-C® 3 allowing content creators to easily store and access their files anywhere on a PC or mobile device. At nearly half the size of a typical portable SSD, XS2000 includes a removable ruggedized sleeve and IP55-rating 4 to withstand water and dust, making it the perfect companion for on-location adventures whether you go from work to play to passion projects.

“XS2000 is purpose-built with the ultimate combination of high performance and high capacity to keep up with the content demands of consumers around the world,” said Keith Schimmenti, SSD Business Manager, Kingston. “Plus the compact size, similar to a key fob, and added durability make this the ideal drive to keep productivity flowing for the everyday content creator to prosumer and corporate professional.”

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XS2000 is available in capacities 500GB to 2TB and is backed by a limited five-year warranty 5 with free technical support. For more information visit kingston.com.

XS2000 Portable SSD Features and Specifications:

  • USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Performance: Industry-leading read/write speeds up to 2,000MB/s 1.
  • High-speed Capacities: Up to 2TB 2 to support high resolution images, 8K videos, and large documents.
  • Built for Durability: Tested to be water resistant, dust resistant 4 and shockproof with an included rubber sleeve.
  • Pocket-sized Portability: Small, lightweight form factor for easy, on-the-go storage.
  • Interface: USB 3.2 Gen 2x2
  • Speed 1: Up to 2,000MB/s read, 2,000MB/s write
  • Capacities 2: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB
  • Dimensions: 69.54 x 32.58 x 13.5mm
  • Weight: 28.9g
  • Casing Material: Metal + Plastic
  • Operating temperature: 0°C~40°C
  • Storage temperature: -20°C~85°C
  • Warranty/Support 5: Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support
  • Compatible with: Windows® 10, 8.1, Mac OS (v.10.14.x +), Linux (v. 2.6.x +), Chrome OS™

Compatibility Table

 

USB 3.2 Gen 2x2

Windows® 10

Windows 8.1

Mac OS (v. 10.14.x +)

Linux (v. 2.6.x +)

Chrome OS™

XS2000 Portable SSD

Part Number

Capacity

SXS2000/500G

500GB

SXS2000/1000G

1TB

SXS2000/2000G

2TB

1 Speed may vary due to host hardware, software and usage.
2 Some 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 Memory Guide.
3 USB Type-C® and USB-C® are registered trademarks of USB Implementers Forum.
4 IEC/EN 60529 IP55 certified to withstand water flow and limited dust contact. Must be clean and dry before use.
5 Limited warranty based on 5 years or “SSD Life Remaining” which can be found using the Kingston SSD Manager. A new, unused product will show a wear indicator value of one hundred (100), whereas a product that has reached its endurance limit of program erase cycles will show a wear indicator value of one (1). See Kingston.com/wa for details.

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About Kingston Digital, Inc.

From big data, to laptops and PCs, to IoT-based devices like smart and wearable technology, to design-in and contract manufacturing, Kingston helps deliver the solutions used to live, work and play. The world’s largest PC makers and cloud-hosting companies depend on Kingston for their manufacturing needs, and our passion fuels the technology the world uses every day. We strive beyond our products to see the bigger picture, to meet the needs of our customers and offer solutions that make a difference. To learn more about how Kingston Is With You, visit Kingston.com.

Editor’s Note: For additional information, evaluation units or executive interviews, please contact PR Team, Kingston Technology Company, Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708, 714-435-2600 (Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room kingston.com/company/press/

Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. IronKey is a registered trademark of Kingston Digital, Inc. All rights reserved. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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CONTACT: Leng Chhoeu

Kingston Digital, Inc.

714-435-2600

PR@kingston.com

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