Iomega pushes ahead with USB 3.0 transition, promises to keep drives at USB 2.0 prices

Iomega’s already begun its transition to SuperSpeed USB 3.0 hard drives, but it’s making a bit more news on that front today — it’s announced that it plans to keep all its USB 3.0 hard drives at USB 2.0 prices. As expected, that transition begins with its eGo line of portable hard drives, which are officially set to be available this October in 500GB and 1TB capacities, each of which will include Iomega’s Drop Guard Xtreme to guard against drops of up to seven feet. Those will be followed by Iomega’s Prestige line of portable hard drives, which will begin their transition to USB 3.0 sometime in the first quarter of 2011. We should note, however, that plenty of retailers are already selling USB 3.0 eGo drives now, but it seems that it’ll take until early October for the full line to make the jump and receive the aforementioned price-match. Head on past the break for the complete press release.

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