Sony Enhanced MicroVault USB Flash Drives unveiled

Sony Enhanced MicroVault USB Flash Drives unveiled

Sony has unveiled its enhanced USB memory MicroVault line, at CES 2012 this week.

The MicroVault line has new models -- USM-Q, USM-P and USM-M – which range from ultra-fast, high performance devices to stylish, easy-to-use models -- aimed at different needs of different consumers.

The flagship USM-Q series will have Ultra-fast USB 3.0 compatibility – with transfer speeds of up to 120MB/s (read speed, based on Sony tests and dependent on host hardware). The product is right for quick backing-up of large sized data like high-definition movies or photos. The sleek hairline metal body finish design makes the drive surface scratch resistance. The drive’s "click" mechanism allows simple connection to USB ports with just a single push, and has an indicator LED, to indicate when the device is active.

The USM-P series is designed for everyday use and also available with the "click" mechanism and LED indicator.

The USM-M series has a slim and stylish compact design. The outer shell has different color options, to complement with user's PCs.

The memory devices are available with:

Sony downloadable File Rescue Software: The Sony downloadable File Rescue Software, available for free download at, offers the ability to help recover photos and videos that may have been accidentally damaged or deleted. Data recovery for copy protected and game data files not supported. This latest software version also offers advanced capabilities such as support for 3D movie/photos and Full HD 60p video files.

x-Pict Story software: Also available for free download, at , for creating distinctive photo presentations with unique layouts synchronized to effects and music.

Price & Availability: Sony line of USB MicroVault models will be available in March 2012, in capacities up to 64GB.

The pricing of USB MicroVault models will start at $15.99 (USM-M series), $29.99 (USM-P series) and $44.99 (USM-Q series). --------

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