Lexar has sprout out two new flash drive for backing up data called Echo MX and Echo ZX. These little puppies are equipped with 128-bit AES encryption and it’s been paired with Lexa Echo backup software. For the Echo MX version, this series has a nice to see and always-on capacity meter on the flash drive enclosure that you can figure out the available space even it’s been unplugged from the PC. Lexar Echo MX flash drive offers up to 30MB/s read speed, 17MB/s write speed and it’s available in 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB.
Meanwhile, Lexar Echo ZX is a super tiny storage solution with large storage capacity. Its shape is looking like a nano receiver, but inside you can store up to 32GB of data. It’s also coming in the size of 8GB and 16GB with reading speed at 28MB/s and writing speed at 15MB/s. Especially on 8GB model, it has slower writing speed at 10MB/s only.
Our source has stated that Lexar Echo MX will start shipping in the Q1 of 2011, while Lexar Echo ZX is coming late in Spring 2011.