SanDisk has launched a new 128GB flash drive today which it claims to be the world’s smallest USB 3.0 flash drive. Without its cap on the drive comes in at just three-quarters of an inch in length and just 0.63 inch in width and 0.35 inch in height. Sandisk says these dimensions make it smaller than a dime, so users can leave it plugged into a USB port without ever having to worry about plugging it out because it might get in the way, so to speak.

According to SanDisk it designed this flash drive for media enthusiasts who want to expand the storage on their “notebook, tablet, TV, in-car audio system, gaming console and more.”

I can already see the appeal of this product since my main machine is a MacBook Air with 128GB of onboard storage. Having such a small flash drive onboard which doesn’t even get in the way is an easy method to address the storage woes that I face.

The drive does support SanDisk’s Secure Access which allows users to create encrypted folders protected by passwords for files that they would like to keep away from prying eyes. Customers will also get a free year’s subscription to RescurePro software which can aid in recording files lost or accidentally deleted.

The company says that its new drive is available at major online retailers and stores across the globe, the world’s smallest USB 3.0 128GB flash drive costs $120.

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