Transcend Information announced the release of JetDrive Go 500 Flash Drive, specifically designed for the Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod.
Transcend’s JetDrive Go 500 is available in both gold and silver colors, and boasts na alloy casing. The extended Lightning connector allows the JetDrive Go 500 to have expanded compatibility with oversized protective bumper cases that prevent other flash drives from properly connecting without removing the case.
The Transcend JetDrive Go 500 combines a Lightning connector and a regular USB 3.1 (Gen 1) connector into a single flash drive. The Lightning connector can reach up to 20MB/s transfer speeds, while the USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector offers incredible transfer speeds of up to 130MB/s, allowing users to transfer an entire 4GB HD movie in 28 seconds.
Transcend’s JetDrive Go App is free to download from the App Store, and features an intuitive user interface. The App allows for everything from a quick backup of the Camera Roll to your JetDrive Go 500, to transfer of files from iOS device to another computer. Transcend’s JetDrive Go App supports a range of file formats, including image, audio, video, and document files. The JetDrive Go App also features a Shoot and Save function that allows users to shoot and save photos and videos directly to the JetDrive Go 500. In addition, the App automatically organizes files into folders, photos, videos, and documents.
The offering has MFi (Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad) certification, Apple’s licensing program for third-party hardware accessories that are intended for iOS devices.
Transcend’s JetDrive Go 500 series is available in both gold and silver colors with both 32GB and 64GB capacities in each color.