The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide To Flash Memory • April 20, 2020
20 Great Models Of Memory Stick That Are Really Cool
Written by: Tabinda Mustershad
Memory sticks are real life-savers with immense storage capacities like never before. Check out our 20 best memory stick models that are more than STUNNING!
Remember when transferring data used to be such a hassle? Exchanging disks and drives and using cables and what not! It was a mess and a dreadful procedure. So, let us take a moment to appreciate the invention of a memory stick.
The following are 20 of our personal favorites, from good looks to a convenient size, to fitting in your budget, these options will are a safe bet all around. This list has something for everyone. So, choose your favorite and make data transfer easier for yourself.
Top 20 Memory Sticks You Can Get
This fancy USB flash drive is a high-end memory stick, so it can cost you quite a lot, but don’t be scared just yet. It might be expensive, yes, but it has a vast capacity for data storage and equally incredible speed. You can store up to 128 GB of media files in this drive, and it will still run smoothly, without giving you a hard time with performance. So, if you have a routine of transferring heavy and multiple files, this one is definitely worth the money.
This USB memory stick is considered to be one of the best drives in the market. It has a huge capacity of 64 GB and an interface of USB 3.0. It is well-loved by its users because of its consistently good quality and reasonable storage space. However, it is not as fast as the other competitive memory disks, so there is a catch to it. But considering how compact and affordable it is, it doesn’t bother you much. You can decide whether the speed of the drive is something you can compromise on.
This memory stick for computer is fast, reliable, and highly affordable. It has a capacity of 32 GB and an interface USB 3.0. It is an all-round favorite because of how small, cheap, and efficient it is. However, it is not as fast as the other memory sticks mentioned above, so don’t keep your expectations up too high. This USB flash drive is great for domestic and casual use but not the best for heavier, more professional work.
This is another great USB for people who have a lot of important data on their hands all the time and for those whose work involves a lot of data transfer. With a capacity of a whopping 128 GB and an interface USB 3.0, this memory stick will change your life. It will save you time and energy by quickly accepting and transferring files. Moreover, it runs smoothly without any lags.
All these great things, and it does not punch a hole in your wallet. Additionally, memory stick comes with a two-year warranty and features a compact, cap-less, retractable design, so you don’t have to worry about missing caps and exposed USB heads being damaged. What more can you ask for from a memory stick?
Another brilliant option with lots of storage and speed, this USB flash drive has a storage capacity of 256GB and a very good read/write speed of 80Mbps and 20Mbps. It has a capped, compact design that is easy to carry, keeps your device safe and protected from external damage, and fits right in your purse. The only thing users find missing in this photo stick is built-in encryption and lack of security of their data. For someone who has a lot of personal or confidential data to carry at all times, this little flaw is not as minor as it may seem.
With a large storage space of 128GB to 1TB, this memory stick is perfectly suitable for gamers and video editors. Not only is it affordable and durable, but it is also fast and gets work done in lesser time than you would expect. It has an interface of 3.1, and users love it so far. Even though the manufacturing company is new in the USB flash drive market, it has done a fantastic job with the outlook and presentation of the device without compromising on efficiency. It has a read/write speed of 380Mbps and 70Mbps and also comes with a warranty for five whole years.
Of course, Samsung had to be on the list. We all know what a great variety of products comes from this company. Another USB flash drive with a remarkable storage capacity of 2TB and read/write speeds of 530 Mbps and 520Mbps, this memory stick is ideal for gamers and professionals who carry huge amounts of data all the time. It has a great overall performance and an interface of 3.1. It can be a little expensive, but if you weigh the pros and cons according to your needs, you can figure out and decide whether it is worth the money for you.
This particular USB flash drive is small and handy, but it also comes with a number of other remarkable features. It has a capacity of 32 GB and an interface of 3.0. It is compact and can fit in your pockets easily. Furthermore, it is affordable, and you can get a lot of your media stored on it. However, it is not the fastest model in the market right now and may seem to frustrate you at times when you want to transfer large files.
With a storage capacity of 128 GB and an interface USB 3.0, this memory stick gives you surprising speeds of 420 Mbps and 380 Mbps on read/write mode. This is much, much faster than a lot of other USB flash drives with the same interface. It has a chic aluminum packaging that is both durable and professional-looking. This flash drive also comes with a backup system called the “RescuePRO” that you can download to make sure your files remain extra safe and backed up in case you accidentally lose them.
SanDisk really do make some of the best memory sticks on the market. With a capacity of 64 GB and an interface of 3.1, this USB flash drive is a customer-favorite for a lot of reasons. Not only does it have a lot of capacity to store your media files, but it has also read/write speeds of 420 Mbps and 380 Mbps. The USB can transfer a 4K file in under 40 seconds, so you can do the math and figure out how fast it is.
The Samsung 32GB Metal USB is one of, if not the most, durable flash drives on the market today. In this particular model, though, the USB drive is inside a metal case, which is shockproof, waterproof, and even resistant to high temperatures. Moreover, it has a USB 3.0 and also features a NAND technology that provides read speeds of up to 130MB/s and write speeds of up to 100MB/s. It is backward compatible with USB 2.0, but you can expect some comparatively slower data transfer speeds from this photo stick.
Unlike Android users, Apple users don’t have USB ports with their smart products. You need a backward-compatible drive that you can plug into lightning devices. This flash drive from SanDisk is designed for use with iPhones and iPads. It has a curbed plastic connector that fits behind the screen. USB 3.0 allows it to transfer data at significantly high speeds and it can hold data equivalent to almost over 7,200 photos or 8,000 songs. Its automatic photo backup feature frees up space on your device without you having to deal with slow upload speeds, making life much easier. Who wants to deal with long upload times, anyways?
Ultrabooks and tablet brands these days are trying to make their products as slim and portable as possible, trying to make it easier for the user to carry it around. Samsung Fit has a slim design and an impressive read speed, so it is easily used in Ultrabooks and tablets, and it also comes with a durable design. Just make sure you hook it up with something bigger, because a flash drive this small, there is a high chance of you losing it somewhere.
MacBook users are not blessed with the freedom of buying just about any flash drive and knowing that it will work with their device. Macbooks only support USB Type-C flash drives. The Silicon Power comes with the best of both worlds, having a USB Type-C on one end and a USB Type-A 3.0 port on the opposite end.
Its 360-degree swivel cap protects the end, when not in use Having two different ports on each end, it would make complete sense if it required special drivers or software to work, right? Well, it does not have any special requirements. Just plug it in, and you are good to go. 64GB storage and fast data transfer speeds, you might want to have its free data management app installed, though.
True to its name, the Kingston data traveler USB flash drive is a high-security memory stick. It’s ideal for people who have private, confidential files on their hands all the time. Apart from the factor of good security, it has a capacity of storing 512 GB of data and media files and read/write speeds of 350 Mbps and 250 Mbps. However, it does get a little bit expensive for a lot of people. You can decide whether the added factor of security is worth the cost or not.
This is another flash drive that gives you the ability to protect your data like none other. It has a reputation of being one of the most “rugged” USB flash drives in the market. Not only is it pretty to look at, but it also has a very strong exterior. It is water-resistant and does not collapse even if it falls from a height.
It is also very swift and makes transitions quicker than your expectations. It may not be as fast as all the other competitive memory sticks on the market, but it is not the worst either. If you want extra protection for your memory stick, this is definitely the one you should go for.
With an adorable compact, lightweight design that has plenty of storage for you to save your files and a very fast read/write speed, this is one of the best USB drives on the market. It has a capacity of storing 16 to 64 GB of data and has a small metal body with a cap on top, so it is very safe from external environmental problems. But because it is so lightweight and small, it is very easy to be misplaced. You will need to keep an eye out for this one and make sure you don’t lose it.
Yes, another SanDisk jump drives on the list, but they are all just so good! This one is a compact, lightweight USB flash drive which gives you a storage space of 16 to 256 GB and weighs only 0.5 ounces. People love it because of its affordability, great appearance, and excellent compatibility. However, it does lack encryption. So depending on your needs and how secure you want your data to be, you can decide whether this one is for you or not.
Its fun design and exterior do a good job convincing the customer that they should buy this jump drive right away. But it is not just pretty. It has a retractable connector attached to it and is compatible with both PCs and Mac systems. It has a storage capacity of 64GB is, and it has a read/write speed of 150 Mbps and 60 Mbps, respectively. All these great features and it is also very affordable.