Victorinox, the maker of the Swiss Army Knife, announced two new portable storage devices at the Consumer Electronics Show on Monday.
The company unveiled the Slim 3.0 USB drive and the SSD pocket-knife and thumb-drive combo. The Slim 3.0 USB offers faster read and write speeds than a 2.0 USB flash drive and will be available in 128GB capacity.
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The SSD will be offered in a variety of storage models, ranging from 64GB to one terabyte. The device will come equipped with two knife bodies, between which the drive can easily be interchanged with one that is flight-friendly and the other includes traditional Swiss Army Knife implements of a blade, scissors, and screw driver.
Victorinox touts the drive has the world’s smallest high-capacity SSD drive on the market to-date and the world’s only SSD device with one connector that fits into eSATA II / III and USB 2.0 / 3.0 connectors.
Additionally, the device is the world’s only SSD device with a Bi-Stable graphic display for labeling contents. Both devices will be available in April 2012, Victorinox has not yet released information on pricing.