OWC announces the Envoy Pro Elektron USB-C Bus-Powered SSD
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OWC announced the Envoy Pro Elektron USB-C Bus-Powered SSD. The new portable 2TB SSD drive is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and can save files at up to 1011MB/s.

According to OWC, the Envoy Pro Elektron is the “fastest, toughest mini-sized SSD in the universe.” The drive is capable of saving and editing personal and work files at up to 1011MB/s in real-world speed—that’s equivalent to transferring ninety-one high-res photos every single second, or a 5GB movie in under five seconds. That’s extremely impressive, especially considering its form factor is so small.

Design

The OWC Envoy Pro Elektron USB-C Bus-Powered SSD is built out of aircraft-grade aluminum. Additionally, its design allows the drive to operate silently without a power adapter. The drive comes with a USB-C cable and Type-A adapter and is compatible with Macs or PCs of the last decade and models coming in the future. Also, it works with iPad Pro and Chromebook tablets.

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“With technology, we always want to go smaller, faster, lighter and rugged and the OWC Envoy Pro Elektron does just that,” said Larry O’Connor, CEO and Founder of OWC. “This pocket-sized, tiny, crushproof, dustproof, and waterproof drive provides superfast, pro-grade speeds and up to 2.0TB capacity in the palm of your hand so you can edit and save wherever, whenever with virtually any Mac, PC or tablet.”

OWC Envoy Pro Elektron USB-C Bus-Powered SSD
Image courtesy: OWC

Key features

  • Up to 1011MB/s real-world performance
  • 2TB SSD drive (also available in 240GB, 480GB, and 1TB capacities)
  • OWC Aura SSD powered
  • Thunderbolt and USB compatibility
  • Crushproof
  • Dustproof
  • Waterproof IP67 rated
  • Pocket-sized
  • Heat-dissipating aircraft-grade aluminum housing

Pricing and availability

The OWC Envoy Pro Elekton is out now. You can get the SSD drive in capacities of 240GB, 480GB, 1TB and 2Tb. The 240GB model costs $99, while the 480GB model costs $148. The 1TB model costs $199. Lastly, the 2TB SSD costs $369.

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