Seagate's Wireless portable hard disk offers 500GB of Cloud based storage for $130 (RM460)


Seagate, has just announced three new portable storage devices before CES 2015. All the three hard drives offers cloud based storage options and will be showcased at the CES event held in Las Vegas. The first model called the 'Seagate Seven' will be the world's thinnest 500GB hard disk drive in the market. The company says that the 'Seven' will be available by the end of the month. The second model is the new 'Seagate Personal Cloud' which comes in three storage capacities – 3TB, 4TB and 5TB. The Personal Cloud for home users will start at $170 (RM601). However, the new Seagate Wireless is the pick of the announcements by the company. This particular hard drive takes portable storage to the next level by offering 500GB of cloud based storage for smartphone and tablet users who are hungry for memory. The Seagate Wireless does not require any cable connections as everything can be wirelessly streamed to the connected devices. Like the name suggests, this hard drive can create its own Wi-Fi signal. Up to 3 mobile devices can connect and stream media from this portable drive at the same time. It also has its own rechargeable battery which provides up to 6 hours of run time on a single charge. The Seagate Wireless will be available for sale by the end of January 2015 for $130 (RM460). The company is yet to reveal information about Malaysia release dates and pricing though.