Transcend has announced their new portable Solid State Drive, the SSD18C3 with USB 3.0 connectivity. The new SSD18C3 uses NAND flash memory and with its USB 3.0 interface it delivers transfer speeds of up to 260MB/s and read speeds of up to 200MB/s. The device measures 98.7 x 65.7 x 17.45mm and weighs in at 70 grams plus it comes with a vibration-absorbing and slip-resistant silicone outer skin. There is also Transcend’s One Touch auto-backup button plus there is a dual-color LED indicator for power, data transfer and connection whether with USB 2.0 or 3.0. The Transcend SSD18C3 will be available in the storage capacities of 64GB and 128GB capacities for $224 and US$448, repectively.