Moving into the tablet market, Seagate has today announced the launch of their new Ultra Mobile hard drive for Android tablets.

Featuring Seagate’s 5mm design.  they come with a 500GB storage space and an 8GB flash cache, as well as a tough enclosure and firmware to improve both energy consumption and shock tolerance.

Providing the space, speed and resilience of a normal laptop drive, however Seagate are yet to provide information on the drives speed or even its release date or price.

You can find out more about the drive on Seagate’s website.

Seagate also revealed a Rescue and Replace service to be launch that will offer drive replacements and data recovery with prices set into 2, 3-and 4 -year offerings, for: $39.99, $49.99 and $59.99 respectively.

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