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Kingston Technology Launches The X Factor USB Drive

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London, UK (April 09, 2008) -- Kingston Technology Europe Ltd., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced to the UK a 2GB USB Flash drive which comes pre-loaded with a video of the popular The X Factor program including clips of funny auditions. Additionally it also contains a unique X Factor PC screen saver featuring the theme music of the show in MP3. The X Factor USB drive is now available to customers at PC World for £11.99.

“Coming to market with our first USB drive pre-loaded with content is great news and a further step towards our commitment to offering unique products to our customers,” said Kirsty Miller, European Flash Product Marketing Manager, Kingston Technology. “Featuring footage from Series 4 of The X Factor, which ran in 2007, this USB stick is a must-have for fans and non-fans of the show alike.”

The seven and a half minute video contains scenes of the contestants during the auditions followed by footage from the final show and is fully removable, allowing customers full use of the 2GB drive for storage.

With a capless design, the USB connector is safely housed inside the Kingston Technology “The X Factor” USB drive’s casing, making it ideal for users who need a convenient way to transport and share files anywhere in the world.

The new Kingston Technology “The X Factor” USB drive is fully compatible with Windows Vista, Windows XP (SP1 and above) and Windows 2000 (SP3 and above) as well as Mac OS (10.x and above) and Linux (2.4 and above). In addition, the USB drive is fully compliant with high-speed USB 2.0 specifications, which makes the transfer of files and documents fast and convenient.

The Kingston Technology “The X Factor” USB drive is backed by a five-year warranty and free 24/7 technical support.

“The X Factor” content was provided to Kingston by The Licensing Agency (TLA).

Kingston Technology “The X Factor” USB Drive Features and Specifications:

  • Capacities — 2GB
  • Colour - Red
  • Dimensions — 2.35" x 0.88" x 0.37" (59.7mm x 22.3mm x 9.5mm)
  • Operating temperatures — 32° F to 140° F (0° C to 60° C)
  • Storage temperatures — -4° F to 185° F (-20° C to 85° C)
  • Compliant — designed to Hi-Speed USB 2.0 specifications
  • Convenient — pocket-sized for easy transportability
  • Simple — just plug and play into a USB port
  • Practical — capless, USB connector protected within case
  • Guaranteed — five-year warranty
  • Weight – 0.48 oz (12g)
  • Compatibility Table

For more detailed information visit the Kingston Web site at: www.kingston.com/europe.