Lexar has launched its new JumpDrive Tough, an ultra-durable version of its USB 3.1 flash drive product lineup. This model is designed to ‘withstand life’s challenges,’ according to Lexar, and to likewise protect data stored on the dongle via included EncryptStick security software with 256-bit AES encryption.

The Lexar JumpDrive Tough is resistant to temperatures ranging from -25°C to 149°C (-13°F to 300°F), water down to depths of 30m (98 ft), and pressure/impacts up to 52 bar (750psi). This durability is complemented with read speeds up to 150MB/s and write speeds up to 60MB/s. With those speeds, a 3GB video can be transferred in less than 1 minute. JumpDrive Tough is compatible with both Mac and PC, and is backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 3.0.

The new flash drive is available to purchase from Lexar now in three capacities: 32GB ($19.99), 64GB ($34.99), and 128GB ($59.99).

Via: GlobalNewswire