If you are thinking of buying a new USB drive for yourself and getting puzzled with lots and lots of options available in the market (online market), then let us help you in making the right decision. We went through lots of USB drives and shortlisted the best for you, standing above all the other drives. Here is the list of five best USB drives available with the best specs and features.
1. SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick (Wi-Fi enabled)
SanDisk has maintained the reputation of introducing new technologies before every other competitor and with Connect Wireless Stick, SanDisk changed the way we use our USB sticks. SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick is a USB drive with Wi-Fi capability so you can stream your data to your phone or any device without plugging it into any host. How cool is that! Also, you can stream the data to three devices at a time.
|Dimension||7.7 X 1.9 X 1.1 cm|
|Price||64GB – $39.94 / 128GB – $79.85 / 200GB – $99.99|
2. Silicon Power Blaze B50 (Speed)
Silicon Power is a USB 3.0 drive with a slider retractable USB connector and looks superb with the carbon fiber design. Silicon Power has the best read and write speed as it is USB 3.0 interface. Silicon Power Blaze come in different sizes up to 256GB, which is quite good for regular use.
|Dimension||51.4 X 20.0 X 12.0 mm|
3. Samsung USB 3.0 Flash Drive Fit (Small size)
Samsung Flash Drive Fit is minuscule USB 3.0 drive with the high storage capacity (USB 3.0). Samsung USB 3.0 Flash Drive Fit has the best design ever; it is incredibly small that the USB part is even smaller than the connector. The interface is USB 3.0 read, which can give you a write speed of 130 MB/s. Samsung USB 3.0 fit comes with the maximum storage capacity of 128GB, which is quite enough for general usage.
|Dimension||0.61 X 0.77 X 0.34 inches|
|Price||128GB – $34|
4. Kingston HyperX Predator (High Capacity)
Kingston is always one step ahead of its competitor; Kingston Data Traveler HyperX Predator is flash drive for giants. The design is metallic and looks good with the retractable USB connector. It comes with USB 3.1 interface and had a read speed of 240MB/s and write speed of 160MB/s. The Predator comes in two variants based on storage capacity, 512GB and 1TB. Now you don’t need to buy a portable hard drive anymore.
|Dimension||2.8 X 1.1 X 0.8 inches|
|Price||512 GB – $305 / 1 TB – $698|
5. Corsair Voyager (Tough)
Corsair Voyager is the most popular flash drive of all when it comes to design and durability. All rubber housing, shock proof, and waterproof ability make this USB flash drive most durable of them all. Corsair Voyager GT USB 3.0 can give you a 160MB/s write speed and 230 MB/s read speed (almost similar to most of the USB 3.0 flash drives). Corsair Voyager GT comes with storage capacity of up to 256GB.
|Dimension||6.1 X 4.3 X 1 inches|
|Price||64 GB – $27.96 / 128 GB – $52.55 / 256 GB – $73|
I will suggest you the SanDisk Connect Wireless stick if you want a USB drive with the best features, but if you want a USB drive with the best read/write speed at a good price and durability guarantee then go for Corsair Voyager GT USB 3.0. And if you are a brand freak and want a small USB drive to carry easily in your pocket then go for Samsung USB drive 3.0 Fit. And if you want to replace your 1 TB portable hard drive, then definitely go for Kingston Data Traveller HyperX Predator. Basically, the choice depends on usage and portability.
Sometimes USB drives with same features and specs differ in price, and if you don’t know why? Then read all about it here.