Sony has introduced a new portable flash drive that can be used with both traditional USB-A connectors, along with newer USB-C ports. This flexibility makes the new drive, the USM-CA1, a great tool for moving files from your older computer to a new MacBook.
Sony says that the USM-CA1 features dual connectors to allow for wider compatiblity. The series comes in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB configurations, and support read speeds of up to 130MB/s.
You'll be able to get your hands the USM-CA1 some time in February. No pricing information has yet been announced.
Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.
Great move on their part. I'd like to pick one up when available. Sent from the iMore App
130 isn't that fast for USB3 (let alone 3.1). Add also the fact that it has the new fancy connector and it's made by Sony, it's going to cost more than a fast 64gb USB3 + adapter.
... Sandisk Extreme USB 3 64gb is the best tested by thewirecutter dot com, 245 read, 120 write (claims 180), it's only $32 on Amazon + A-C adapter is
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