Freecom Mobile Drive XXS

July 28, 2008 | Mark Goldstein | Digital | Comment |

Freecom Mobile Drive XXSThe new Freecom Mobile Drive XXS is the world’s smallest 2.5-inch external hard drive. Weighing in at just 155g, the Mobile Drive XXS is 27% smaller than its closest competitor, but still offers up to 320GB of mobile backup. The Freecom Mobile Drive XXS will be available from the end of July 2008, priced at £44.99 for the 160Gb, £59.99 for the 250Gb, and £79.99 for the 320Gb.

Freecom Press Release

Lightweight in design, heavyweight in capacity – the ultimate storage solution for those on the move!

28th July 2008. Freecom introduce the Mobile Drive XXS - the world’s smallest 2.5” USB-2 external hard drive and the latest addition to the mobile storage family. Boasting a massive 27% reduction in size than its closest competitor, the XXS is not just small in design but also the lightest 2.5” external hard drive in the market, weighing in at just 155g.  The XXS is small in design but is big on storage, offering up to 320GB of mobile backup. 

Technology explained:  What makes the XXS so small?

The Freecom Mobile Drive XXS contains is the worlds 1st native USB interface 2.5” Hard Drive. Covered in a form-fitting rubber sleeve for optimal grip, the native USB removes the requirement for additional heavy casings around the hard drive & bulky components, reducing its overall weight & volume.

The Freecom Mobile Drive XXS is the perfect solution for mobile users, PC or Mac, due to its size, buspowered connectivity (no additional power adapters required) and compact USB cable.

The XXS offers a range of capacities starting from 160GB up to 320GB, accommodating all types of usage and price requirements, making the Freecom Mobile Drive XXS the best value, portable hard drive in the market!

The Mobile Drive XXS will be available from the end of July 2008, and will be an exciting addition to the Freecom family. 

The Mobile Drive XXS comes with one-year manufacturers warranty and unlimited (UK based) helpdesk support. Provided by Freecom, bringing you the latest in storage technologies.

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Freecom Part No. 31255   Mobile Drive XXS 160GB       RRP £44.99
Freecom Part No. 31256   Mobile Drive XXS 250GB       RRP £59.99
Freecom Part No. 31266   Mobile Drive XXS 320GB       RRP £79.99

Capacity                                 160GB, 250GB and 320GB
Interface:                                USB- 2, can also be connected via USB-1
Hard drive type:                        2.5”, low noise, low power consumption
Data transfer speed:                  up to 480Mbit/s (USB 2.0)
Power requirements:                  USB bus powered, no power adapter required
Weight:                                  155g / 5.5 Ounce
Dimensions:                            109.8 x 79.5 x 13.5 mm / 4.32 x 3.13 x 0.53 inch
MTBF:                                    50.000 P.O.H.

Minimum system requirements
PC: Intel Pentium III / AMD Duron 900 MHz or higher, 256MB RAM (Vista: 512MB RAM) or higher, available USB-2 or USB-1, Windows 2000 / XP / Vista. MAC: PowerPC G3/G4/G5, Power Book G3/G4 or Intel Mac, 256MB RAM or higher, available USB-2 or USB-1 port, Mac OS X v10.3 or higher.
About Freecom
Freecom Technologies has maintained their position as external storage specialists for over 15 years.  ISO certified, the IT manufacturer continues to develop award-winning products for the consumer, SME and Corporate markets. Freecom was the first Manufacturer to develop and sell external CD-Rom solutions; over the last ten years they have extensively expanded their product portfolio with network storage, multimedia solutions and tape storage developed to satisfy customer demand.

Quality at Freecom is paramount; support hotlines are available to customers with advice and assistance free of charge and for the lifetime of the product. Freecom is increasingly establishing itself as a designer and supplier of quality digital storage and communication solutions guaranteed to catch the eye. Winners of two iF Product Design Awards in 2007 and 2008 as well as three RedDot design awards in 2007 and 2008, the products of the storage specialist Freecom stand out significantly from the mass of stereotype IT peripherals in a plastic housing.

With offices across Europe, Freecom are able to directly support their trade and consumer partners. For more information about Freecom products, service and support visit

Freecom Mobile Drive XXS

Freecom Mobile Drive XXS

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