Toshiba has announced they will offer new 30GB and 60GB 1.8-inch harddrives to meet the increased demand of portable media players. The 30GB MK3006GAL and 60GB MK6006GAH feature improved shock tolerance, power consumption and vibration control for better performance in mobile consumer electronics devices.
“We are delighted to announce the world’s highest capacity 1.8-inch HDD,” said Amy Dalphy, manager, HDD business unit, Toshiba SDD. “We made improvements to push the capacity, increase shock resistance and to lower power consumption and noise. The resulting drives are perfect for integration in audio applications, such as mobile audio players, and mini-notebook PCs. We will continue to introduce high-capacity, small form factor HDD and contribute to making a reality of ubiquitous computing.”