updated 01:15 pm EDT, Thu October 20, 2005
Iomega Portable Hard Drive
Iomega today announced the expansion its small hard drive product lineup with a 120GB model of the . The ultra-slim USB 2.0 device has a sleek and compact form factor that is smaller than most PDAs and weighs a only 5.76 ounces (163 grams), according to the company. Based on 2.5-inch hard disk technology, the new 120GB drive features a standard 4200-rpm mechanism in a rugged aluminum enclosure. A blue drive light signals disk activity, and an on/off switch allows laptop users to power down the device without disconnecting it. Each drive comes with a USB cable, supplementary power cord, and software suite CD that includes Iomega Automatic Backup and MusicMatch Jukebox music management software. The 120GB version is $280, while other capacities are also available: 40GB ($120), 60GB ($150), 80GB ($180), and 100GB ($250).