Monday, January 5, 2015

Seagate Introduces 500GB Wireless Drive for Mobile Devices, Priced at $130


Seagate today announced their new product called Wireless. The storage can be accessed through the free mobile Seagate Media app for Apple iOS, Android, Kindle Fire HD, Windows 8 tablets. Mobile devices connect to Seagate Wireless over a Wi-Fi connection, which the battery-powered drive emits once powered on. Simply connect to the drive by searching for Seagate Wireless in available Wi-Fi networks from any device. The drive emits its own Wi-Fi signal, eliminating the need to be within range of an existing network connection.

The Seagate Wireless 500GB will be available via Amazon, Best Buy and in the United States beginning early-Feb for $129.99 in  lime green, cool blue, slate grey, fire-engine red and white colour options. There is no word on the pricing and availability for other markets right now.
Other specifics
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Around six hours of battery back-up
  • Stream content on up to three devices simultaneously