Silicon Power Armor A80 Portable Hard Drive Is A Waterproof and Shockproof Warrior

Published on May 23rd, 2014

Silicon Power announced an addition to the ultra rugged Armor series lineup, the Silicon Power Armor A80 2.5-inch Portable Hard Drive. It continues the Armor series rugged functionality features to solve the problems; for instances, it is raining outside, knocking over water cups, carelessly dropping. Using Armor A80 interface USB 3.0 let you transmit huge files quicker and so on. Its hot plug and play functionality is supported by a convenient cable storage design, bringing its practicality up another level. Check out the rest of its features, specifications, price and availability below.

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Silicon Power Armor A80
The Silicon Power Armor A80 passed IEC529 IPX7 (waterproof test). The Silicon Power Armor A80 can be placed under water up to a meter deep and for up to 30 minutes without damage. It is also in compliance with US military grade transited drop test (MIL-STD-810F 516.5 procedure IV) upto 1.22 m. Under normal operations, it is also dust-proof and pressure resistant.

The Armor A80 uses the royal blue color on its base frame that is commonly found in high performance sports cars; as for A80’s performance, its outstanding read/write speed is coupled with the latest USB 3.0 interface and is backwards compatible with USB2.0. The USB 3.0 interface features a 5 Gbps/sec bandwidth, which is 10x the bandwidth of a USB 2.0 interface. It saves users precious time backing up to and from the hard drive when transferring mass data files. Come and experience speed like a high performance sports car!

In addition to its excellent read/write performances, Armor A80 portable hard drive is in compliance with USB 3.0 specifications and it also comes with seven major protection functions that are featured in the SP Widget (free download). It also comes with a 60-day trial version of Norton Internet Security (NIS). Built-in with a LED status indicator light, it shows power and data transfer statuses.

Silicon Power Armor A80 Features

  • USB 3.0 Super Speed (High transferring rate up to 5 Gbps/sec)
  • Meet the water resistant standard “IEC 529 IPX7”
  • Meet the U.S. military drop-test standards MIL-STD-810F 516.5 procedure IV (transit drop test) with advanced two-stage anti-shock technology
  • Anti-pressure and anti-dust function
  • Cable carry design
  • LED indicates power on and data access
  • SP Widget free download software features seven main functions to maximize your SP Portable Hard Drive

Silicon Power Armor A80 Specifications

Dimensions: 139 x 96 x 18 mm
Weight: 270g
Standard Compliance: USB 3.0 / 2.0
Data Transfer Rates: Max. 5 Gbps (USB 3.0 Mode); Max. 480 Mbps (USB 2.0 Mode)
Power Supply: DC5V (Power supplied through USB)
Support OS: Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP / 2000, Mac 10.4 above, Linux 2.6.31 above
Operating Temperature: 5°C ~ 55°C
Storage Temperature: -40°C ~ 70°C
Capacity: 1TB, 500GB
Color: Blue
Warranty: 3 years

The Silicon Power Armor A80 is currently available in Philippines with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of Php 3,500 for the 1TB capacity.

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