Do not underestimate its appearance, LaCie Rugged Mini is… well, mini sized. But this little monster can withstand up to one ton of pressure! Yes, LaCie has always produce quality storage with unique enclosure. We have seen a lot of its kind stretching from Starck, the all black style one, the rugged with fingerprint scanner and more.
This LaCie Rugged Mini is practically the revised (and better) version of the USB 3.0 Rugged Portable HDD, but it’s 40% smaller than the previous model.
Beside it’s super resistant to pressure, LaCie Rugged Mini is also water resistant to some degree that if you drop it into the shallow river, you’ll be able to save it and use it again. LaCie Rugged Mini, like its predecessor, has used the fastest USB 3.0 connection. You can enjoy the speed of transferring 1000 MP3 music files in 42 seconds, one full HD movie in less than three minutes or 2,000 HQ photos in about one minute.
However, not everyone has jumped onto the USB 3.0 bandwagon yet. If you are system is still using USB 2.0, LaCie Rugged Mini will be your futureproof solution as well as supporting backward compatibility with USB 2.0.
This LaCie Rugged Mini is available in 500GB and 1TB, which have been priced at $119.99 and $159.99, respectively.