APACER just announced the AS720 SSD – A dual interface Solid State Drive that features SATA III & USB 3.1 in Type C port configuration. The said SSD should appeal to Apple product owners with gold iMacs and MacBooks due to its aesthetics. Furthermore, the AS720 features support for BlackMagic’s digital cameras.
As for specifications, the drive could output 540 MB/s read speeds, and 450 MB/s write speeds using the SATA III and USB 3.1 Type C interfaces. Learn more about the drive from the PR below:
Re-envision Your Smart Life with Apacer AS720: The World’s First Dual Interface SSD
Apacer Technology is proud to release the unrivaled smart SSD, AS720, the first dual interface SSD worldwide with the newest USB 3.1 and TYPE-C connector, the perfect combination with color gold iMac and MacBook. AS720 provides the newest application to digital film cameras of Blackmagic. The high speed AS720 allows editing directly off it without time wasting file copying. It delivers the smoothest and more convenient high-speed transmission experience. Windows-To-Go function, compact size, anti-collision and anti-shock protection, all leads mobile storage solutions forward to the new field for high efficiency and ultimate speed. The moment you use AS720, you know you have never felt anything like it.
USB3.1 TYPE-C Connector High-efficient Interface: Go Wherever You Want
AS720, the first SSD equipped with SATA III and TYPE-C, USB3.1, is comprised of strictly selected and stable flash chips and adopts two-in-one high-speed transmission interface design. Actual test shows that data access through SATA III interface enables the read speed up to 540MB/s, and the sequential write speed reaches up to 450MB/s. Super fast AS720 moves shots from camera to edit instantly. AS720 can be mounted on the Mac or Windows and because the speeds are extremely high you can edit directly off the SSD without time wasting file copying. It also demonstrates industry-leading read/write speed up to 540/450MB/s when connected to USB3.1 interface for file transmission. For example, it takes less than 15 seconds to copy an HD video that is 5GB in size. Users can enjoy an immediate start-up and ongoing high quality operations in both business and leisure time use.
Unbelievable Thinness and Compactness: Wider Applications with Super Speed
AS720 240GB SSD realizes incredible thinness and compactness: only 0.7 cm in thickness and 75g in weight. Its body combines exquisite gold with metallic cutting design, subtly demonstrating a clean fashion style in its low profile. AS720 SSD features 30G anti-vibration and 3000G anti-shock protections, so there’s no need to worry about data corruption even on the go. As the structure doesn’t contain mobile parts, data damage in collisions can be prevented, and the heat and noise produced by a traditional hard drive are no longer a problem.
Besides, AS720 boasts built-in advanced wear leveling and Error Correction Code (ECC) functions and supports Win7 Trim command, ensuring enhanced reliability of data transmission and longer service life for higher stability of data storage. If used as a system hard disk, it can effectively improve the response capability of computer platform, strengthen multitasking function and significantly improve start-up speed and read/write efficiency.
Apacer indicated that, as customer demands more for storage devices, portable SSD with fast speed and high capacity is the key mastering mobility. Apacer’s latest AS720 SSD combines dual-interface for high-speed transmission with SSD’s superior stable performance, reaching unmatched lightning-fast speed and durability over traditional external hard drive, making itself the prime choice among the new-generation mobile storage devices.
Apacer crosses over industrial SSD, consumer digital product and memory module fields and is a leading global manufacturer that integrated R&D, design, manufacturing and sales capabilities. It has continually developed various trustworthy innovative products and services that complies with the brand spirit “Access the best” since its establishment. Apacer customer groups include global dealers, equipment manufacturers and retail customers, not only providing high performance- high stability and high value memory module and flash memory to customers, but also innovative digital storage and peripheral products that allows consumers to easily record their daily lives, and for storing and sharing digital data.PRESS RELEASE