CES 2014: External Drive LaCie Sphere in Form of Globe


Company LaCie and world-renowned French brand Christofle presented at CES 2014 stylish external drive Sphere.

It is reported that the device design is inspired by the spherical shape of the planet. Silver body made of steel, blue LED lights informs about the current status.

Drive has a capacity of 1 TB, for connection to a computer is used interface USB 3.0, providing a bandwidth of up to 5Gb / s. USB is also used to supply power. Dimensions are 134x134x125 mm, weight – 500 g

The sale of this external hard drive LaCie Sphere goes in the current quarter at an estimated price of $ 490.

LaCie Company also announced at CES 2014 a new external hard drive with the Little Big Disk Thunderbolt interface 2, the capacity of which reaches 20 Gbit / s. In the present storage device combines two solid-state module form factor PCIe. The capacity of each of them is 500 GB; modules included in a RAID 0 array. The stated data rate reaches 1375 MB / s in read and 1180 MB / s write. Supported AES encryption with 256-bit key.

Drive Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 weighs 620g and its dimensions – 40x140x85 mm. In the sale of novelty will be in the current quarter.