Great Things Come in Small Packages - Toshiba Unveils New High Performance Retractable and Mini USB Flash Drives

IRVINE, Calif.--()--Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today introduced two new TransMemory® products: the TransMemory® Retractable U362 Retractable Flash Drive, which features a retractable design and super-fast USB 3.0 performance and the TransMemory® Mini U201 USB Flash Drive, optimized for USB 2.0 ports.

The new TransMemory® Retractable U362 offers up to 64GB1 storage capacity with a stylish metallic finish, and is ideal for designers, content creators, students and consumers who often work with large digital files. It’s a simple and efficient way to organize, store and move data – with the added benefits of a cap-less design and of one-click convenience. Simply click the end to expose the USB plug and the high-speed data transfers begins. USB 3.0 technology means users can transfer content-heavy files, design documents and multimedia quickly and conveniently with any USB 3.0 compatible device. The drive is also backwards compatible with any USB 2.0 device and offers simple plug and play operation that works on both Mac® and PC®. The unit is backed by Toshiba’s reputation for quality and reliability, plus a 3-year limited warranty2.

Perfect for pockets, purses, key rings and backpacks, the TransMemory® Mini U201 offers up to 32GB in an ultra-small size that’s ideal for on-the-go data sharing, backups and transfers. This drive is optimized for devices with USB 2.0 ports for high-speed data transfer. The drive offers USB plug and play simplicity and is compatible with both Mac and PC, with no software installation necessary. It’s available in three color options – yellow, blue and gray, backed by Toshiba innovation and a 2-year limited warranty.

“With the introduction of the TransMemory® Retractable U362 and the TransMemory® Mini U201, Toshiba is committed to delivering innovative products throughout the marketplace,” said Maciek Brzeski, Vice President Branded Storage Products, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “Flash devices have become a part of everyday life and are aimed at meeting consumers’ demands of easy access to content quickly and with space to store all of their media.”

Toshiba NAND Flash Memory is built with leading-edge technology in one of the world’s largest and most advanced NAND Flash fabrication facilities. As the inventor of NAND Flash and the world’s most experienced NAND Flash manufacturer, Toshiba’s removable storage solutions offer industry-proven quality and reliability with leading speeds, performance, and capacities.

Pricing and Availability

The TransMemory® Retractable U362 Retractable Flash Drive is available for purchase at select retailers and on for $39.99 MSRP for the 16GB model, $69.99 MSRP for the 32GB model and $99.99 MSRP for the 64GB model. The TransMemory® Mini U201 USB Flash Drive is available for purchase at select retailers and on for $11.99 MSRP for the 8GB model, $19.99 MSRP for the 16GB model and $36.99 MSRP for the 32GB model.

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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of four business units: Business Solutions Division, Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including award-winning notebook computers, tablets and All-in-One computers, cloud services; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit

About Toshiba Corporation

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, "Committed to People, Committed to the Future," Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing "Growth Through Creativity and Innovation," and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in a safe, secure and comfortable society. Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today's Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit

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1 One Gigabyte (1GB) means 109 = 1,000,000,000 bytes and One Terabyte (1TB) means 1012 = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes using powers of 10. A computer operating system, however, reports storage capacity using powers of 2 for the definition of 1GB= 230 = 1,073,741,824 bytes and 1TB = 240 = 1,099,511,627,776 bytes, and therefore shows less storage capacity. Available storage capacity (including examples of various media files) will vary based on file size, formatting, settings, software and operating system and other factors.

2 The terms and conditions of Toshiba’s standard limited warranty are available at


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Release Summary

Toshiba today introduced the TransMemory® Retractable U362 Retractable Flash Drive, featuring a retractable design and super-fast USB 3.0 performance and the TransMemory® Mini U201 USB Flash Drives.


For Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.
Ian Guss, 917-522-3536