Silicon Power Ready for Holidays with Festive Flash Drives

September is just about over, and before you know it, you'll be beating up kids for their candy on Halloween night, then stuffing your face full of turkey just weeks after that. During all that excitement, you'll need to figure out what kind of holiday gift to purchase for that special someone before time runs out.

Silicon Power has a solution for the geek at heart, perfect for that faceless nerd sitting on the other side of Skype or that geeky ghoul dazed and drooling in front of a brightly lit LCD screen parked in a dark (dungeon) office downstairs.

Enter the LuxMini 720 and Touch 830, two festive sticks of flash dressed up in red, white and silver. They're limited edition, so that designation itself should perk up any collector of gadgets. Even more, the Touch 830 model sports Chip on Board (COB) packing technology, supposedly making it waterproof, vibration proof and dust proof.

"LuxMini 720 limited edition is built-up in an exquisite metallic case with silky touch," the comp[any said. "The combination of holiday red and joyful festival patterns genuinely gives out a sense of warmth in this winter. It’s the ideal gift choice for your special someone."

The Touch 830 features a stainless steel casing in titanium black, and is carved with "exquisite" seasonal icons, creating a sense of Northern European holiday spirits, the company said. Sounds like these two sticks are quite exquisite.

Silicon Power is offering both drives in 8 GB and 16 GB capacities. Every SP flash drive product guarantees a lifetime warranty as well as SP Widget application software which provides seven major back up and security tools.

On the pricing front, these holiday editions didn't appear on Amazon and Newegg, but the non-decorative LuxMini 720 16 GB model costs $9.99 on Newegg, and the Touch 830 16 GB stick is roughly the same price. So far it's unknown if Silicon Power plans to charge extra for the Limited Edition versions, so stay tuned.

Regardless, here is a list of features and the tech specs of each:

LuxMini 720 Limited Edition Product Features
-  The exquisite aluminum surface casing
-  Plug and play, no additional power source required
-  SP Widget free download, providing 7 major back-up and security function
-  No driver needed except for Win 98/ 98SE
-  Compliant with RoHS requirements

LuxMini 720 Limited Edition Product Specification
-  Dimensions: 54.6mm x 16.8mm x 7.2mm
-  Weight: 10g
-  Interface: compatible with USB 1.1 and 2.0
-  Support OS: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS 10.3.x, Linux 2.6.x
-  Durability: 10,000 insertion/removal cycles
-  Color: Holiday Red
- Lifetime Warranty

Touch 830 Limited Edition Product Features
-  Stainless steel casing for a distinct shine
-  Waterproof, vibration-proof and dust-proof
-  Utilizes Chip-On-Board (COB) advance packaging technology
-  True plug and play, no external power required
-  Compliant with RoHS requirement
-  SP Widget free download, providing 7 major back-up and security function

Touch 830 Limited Edition Product Specification
-  Dimensions: 35.0 x 12.3 x 3.5 mm +/-0.3mm
-  Weight: 4g
-  Interface: Universal Serial Bus 1.1 & 2.0 compatible (USB)
-  Durability: 10,000 insertions (minimum)
-  Support OS: Windows 7, Windows Vista, WinXP, Win2000, Mac 10.3.X above, Linux 2.6.X above
-  Operating Temperature: 0°C ~ 70°C
-  Storage Temperature: -40°C ~ 85°C
-  Color: Titanium Black
-  Lifetime Warranty

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  • outlw6669
    Wow, what a blatant advert.
  • thecolorblue
    just shameless advertising... moving on.

    NOTE to the product manufacturer... hope you didn't pay too much for this Advert