Toshiba Announces TransMemory™ USB 2.0 Hi-Speed-compatible Flash
Drives with Capacities up to 128GB
Drives incorporate retractable USB connector for convenient protection
Düsseldorf, Germany, 31st August 2016 – Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced the
European launch of a new family of Hi-Speed-compatible[1] TransMemoryTM USB 2.0 Flash
drives that will address portable data storage and transfer needs requiring capacities up to
The new TransMemory U203 Flash drives feature a sleek, white design and incorporate a
USB connector that retracts quickly with the pull of a slide control. As a result, the drives
combine ease of use with protection for the drive when not in use. Available drive capacities
are 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB.
Based on Toshiba’s proven NAND flash memory technology, TransMemory U203 drives
offer a USB Type A interface and are compatible with Windows Vista™, Windows® 7,
Windows® 8.1 and 10 and Mac OS X 10.6.6 -10.10.
Sandrine Aubert, product marketing manager, Toshiba Electronics Europe, comments: “The
innovative retractable connector design integrated into the latest TransMemory drives
provides the ultimate in convenient protection. These drives are part of Toshiba’s new
design storage generation for quick and easy data storage and transfer.”
The USB 2.0 TransMemory U203 Flash Drives are covered by a five-year standard limited
Shipment of the new devices will commence in Q4 2016.
[1] The term Hi-Speed USB 2.0 used herein is the name of a specification upon which this product is based, it
does not guarantee the speed of its operation. USB 2.0 is not supported by Window® 98 SE and ME.
[2] For purposes of measuring memory capacity in this context, 1 GB = 1,073,741,824 bytes.
* TransMemory is a trademark of Toshiba Corporation
About Toshiba Electronics Europe
Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) is the European electronic components business of Toshiba Corporation,
which is ranked among the world’s largest semiconductor vendors. TEE offers one of the industry's broadest IC
and discrete product lines including high-end memory, microcontrollers, ASICs and ASSPs for automotive,
multimedia, industrial, telecoms and networking applications. The company also has a wide range of power
semiconductor solutions as well as storage products including HDDs, SSDs, SD Cards and USB sticks.
TEE was formed in 1973 in Neuss, Germany, providing design, manufacturing, marketing and sales and now has
headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany, with branch offices in France, Italy, Spain, Sweden and the United
Kingdom. TEE employs approximately 300 people in Europe. Company president is Mr. Akira Morinaga.
For more company information visit TEE’s web site at
For more information on the full range of retail memory products visit
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