Toshiba has announced three models for its range of ultra high capacity USB 2.0 External hard drives at 100GB,120GB,160GB and 200 GB in the price range of $130 – $230 .
The 200GB drive offers the highest available capacity in the 2.5 inch form factor and runs off USB power ie. It doesn’t require an external power adapter like the ones available at 3.5″ form factor. The drives are compatible with both Windows and Mac’s and come bundled with NTI Shadow backup software for both the Windows and Max OS X, which include version control and continuous backup when the drive is connected, According to Toshiba these Hard Drives are able to handle a 29-inch drop (non-operating) as well as a 4-inch operating drop.
The Technical specifications are as follows

  • Capacity: 100GB/120GB/160GB/200GB
  • Small Footprint: 23.6mm (H) x 88mm (W) x 142.1 (D) (0.94″ x 3.5″ x 5.6″)
  • 8MB Buffer
  • Weight: 1lbs 1oz