Transcend JetDrive Wins Good Design Award 2018 in Japan
Transcend, today announced that its JetDrive™ 855 SSD upgrade kit for Mac has won the “Good Design Award 2018” for its practical and innovative design. The Good Design Award is one of the world’s most prestigious design awards, with over 4,789 entries submitted form all over the world this year.
The Good Design Award Jury offered the following praise: “With the concept of ‘reusing’, the idea that Transcend JetDrive 855 offers a solution for internal SSD upgrade and exchange is interesting and attractive. It’s also highly evaluated that Transcend JetDrive 855 is designed with a new idea of usage and brings convenience to users.”
JetDrive 855 NVMe PCIe SSD Upgrade Kit for Mac Computers
Transcend’s JetDrive 855 combines a JetDrive 850 NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 SSD with a sleek aluminum Thunderbolt™ enclosure for Mac computers. The JetDrive 850 features read and write speeds of up to 1,600MB/s and 1,400MB/s, and is made of the latest 3D NAND flash. The JetDrive 855 adopts a sleek aluminum Thunderbolt enclosure for a simple upgrade experience. Both models are the perfect upgrade for a MacBook Pro®, MacBook Air®, Mac mini®, or Mac Pro®.
With 30 years of technical experience and expertise, Transcend has received many prestigious design awards. Over the past four years, Transcend’s JetDrive Lite expansion cards, DrivePro 50 dashcams, DrivePro 520 dashcams, and CM42 M.2 SSD Enclosure Kit were also honored with the Good Design Award.
About the Good Design Award
The Good Design Selection System (or G Mark System), precursor to the Good Design Award, was created in 1957 by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry. Submissions come from a wide range of fields, and over the past 60 years, around 45,000 designs have been granted an award. Recipients of a Good Design Award may display the G Mark symbol, emblematic of good design for over half a century.