A portable, 2.5-inch USB3.0 external hard drive introduced by Sony is the HD-PG5, an external hard drive that capable to record HD television programmes or cable/satellite broadcasts from Sony Bravia HDTVs using a USB port.


Sony HD-PG5 USB 3.0 external hard drive offers 500GB storage capacity, and designed to be used for PC-free transfer of video footage that compatible for camcorders or handycams that offer direct copy feature, including  Sony DCR-SR21 and Sony DRC-SX21E.

The 256-bit technology will help to prevent unauthorized access to the hard drive. Sony offers HD-PG5 that comes with NTFS file system and HD-PG5U that formatted with FAT32.

No info on pricing and availability yet.

[ Source: Sony ]