Tuesday, 28 July 2020 12:34

PNY launches HP external memory units in Australia


The Taiwanese memory manufacturer has released a variety of 'memory sticks' in various sizes up to 1TB with more to come.

The initial launch centres around four HP USB flash drives, the HP x796w, HP x760w, HP v245w and HP v150w with more HP memory products to follow.

The HP x796w offers a USB 3.1 mobile solution to store and share your music, photos, files and more. With a durable and elegant metal casing it's ideal as external storage. The manufacturer claims that it has an efficient push-pull design for storing larger files. The unit comes in 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1TB sizes.


HP x796w


In addition, the HP v245w is water and shock resistant and comes in either orange or purple, with capacities of 16GB, 32GB or 64GB.


HP v245w


A further model - the HP 760x includes a snap-link to permit easy attachment to key chains, backpacks and the like. This unit is available as 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB.


HP 760x


The fourth model in the line-up is the HPv150w in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB, this is a capless design with a built-in loop which could also attach to a keyring.  No image was available.

According to Richard Clarke, PNY Director - Sales, ANZ and Oceania, "These HP products are part of PNY's major and continued commitment to launching high-quality memory products into Australia and New Zealand. They are the first of many across the entire HP memory product range that we will launch locally."

Full product specifications are available here 

PNY tells iTWire that the units are available via JB HiFi either on-line or in-store, however, we were advised at the time of writing, the Australian site was having update issues.  New Zeralanders may order here


All images provided by PNY.

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