Transcend JetDrive Go 300 has dual connectors; Lightning and high-speed Type-A USB 3.1
With the lightning connector, this flash drive allows you to connect to your Apple lightning port devices and retrieve/back up/transfer your media files seamlessly without the need of iTunes.
It works perfectly on Mac PC, Windows PC and as well to Android devices (Through OTG-cable)
The media backup doesn’t work natively like Android, it required you to an app from the Apple App store “JetDrive Go”. This grant you access to the full functionality of the drive once it’s installed, everything is ready to go.
The files that supported are as per below;
Photo – JPG / TIFF / BMP / CIF / PNG / GIF / ICO / CUR / XBM
Video – MP4 / MOV / M4V / AVI / WMV / AVI / MKV / FLV / MPG / RMVB / T3 / 3GP
Music – MP3 / AIF / WAV / AIFF / M4A / ACC
Documents – DOC / DOCX / XLS / XLSX / PPT / PPTX / PDF / TXT / KEYNOTE / NUMBERS / PAGES / html / rtf
It covers nearly all common files formats and was able to play all the files buttery smooth without any long load times. This is great if you are travelling and wanted to take a bunch of movies to watch on the trip without using any space from your device.
Files transferring between different platforms are much more pleasing regardless, Windows, iOS, MacOS and even Android.
The flash drive is formatted in FAT32 which limits file sizes to 4GB, thus if you are loading in some larger files, you may format as exFAT on your computers. NTFS is not supported.
If you have security concern, the app can have password protection on the drive. The drive will only able to access with the password that you set and it will not be able to access without the app.
Data back up is customizable as you can choose between which files you want to back up and even include iCloud photos. If you are travelling or always on the go in general, this is would save you a lot of time transferring your files to free up your phone/tablet’s storage. No more PC, no more iTunes!
With this solution, you don’t have to worry much on settling with smaller capacity Apple iPhone or Apple iPad.
The Transcend JetDrive Go 300 comes in three storage options; 32GB, 64GB and 128GB and priced from RM 219 to RM 499 on Lazada Malaysia and as well offline retail stores in Malaysia.
Pros: Dual Lightning and USB 3.1 connectors. One touch back up and as well iCloud Photos.
Cons: Easy-to-loss connectors caps and doesn’t support NTFS.