Not only from Eastern countries, folks from Western countries as well has the knowledge about Chinese Zodiacs. 2012 happens to be year of Dragon, Silicon Power has unveiled its Dragon themed USB Flash Drive called Touch 836, to capture Chinese market for collectible USB Flash Drive.

Boast with Lifetime Guarantee, the bronze colored Dragon USB Flash Drives come in three different storage capacity of 4GB, 8GB and 16GB. According to Silicon Power, the Touch 836 Dragon USB Flash Drives will survive -40 to 85 degree Celsius storage temperature and operating temperature of 0 to 70 degree Celsius.

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Weighing 4.5 grams, each unit of Silicon Power’s Touch 836 Dragon themed USB Flash Drives come with a dimension of 35.5 x 12.3 x 4.5-mm, compatible to both USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 and supports various OS including Windows XP, Vista, 7, Mac OS 10.3x and the open source Linux 2.6.x OS.

If you are not a heavy-weight user of USB Flash Drives, the minimum 10,000 insertion durability should be more than enough for average daily usage.


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Silicon Power Touch 836 flash drive is featuring sandblasted metal casing with antique bronze flavor, cap-less design that the USB head could be retracted into the case. It also makes a good use of COB (Chip-On-Board) technology, which is an advanced packaging technology for dust-proof, vibration-proof and waterproof protection.

With the exponential growth of global Chinese population, those geeks born on Dragon Zodiac should be an intriguing niche market for Silicon Power to satisfy.

No details about pricing and availability in U.S retail stores yet, expect for a bit more expensive for the bronze colored Dragon design.

[ Source: Hardwaresphere ; Silicon Power ]