Kingston Introduces Extreme-Capacity Wi-Fi Drive for Portable Devices

Kingston Ships 128GB Wi-Drive for Apple iOS, Google Android and Amazon Kindle Devices

by Anton Shilov
12/13/2012 | 12:19 PM

Kingston Digital, a subsidiary of Kingston Technology that makes NAND flash-based devices, on Thursday introduced 128GB version of its Wi-Drive, a portable solid-state drive that connects to various Apple iOS, Google Android and Amazon Kindle devices using Wi-Fi technology. The new drive brings portable devices a storage capacity point never available before.


Kingston Wi-Drive wireless SSDs are available in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities and can be easily connected to Apple iOS, Google Android and Amazon Kindle devices using 802.11g/n Wi-Fi technology with WPA/WEP wireless security. The Wi-Drive solid-state drives can operate up to four hours on battery power, which should be enough for general usage. The drives are equipped with miniUSB input for charging and transfer files from personal computers based on Apple Mac OS, Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.

The free Wi-Drive app is available for Apple devices in the App Store, for Android OS devices in the Google Play app store and for Kindle Fire in the Amazon app ttore. The device allows simultaneous data access and file sharing for up to three users on their preferred mobile device. Thanks to a variety of Android-based devices and their versatile user experience, users can access and share their files via web browser or the Wi-Drive App.

Kingston Wi-Drives are backed by a one-year warranty and free technical support.