Replacing your laptop’s hard drive or SSD can be a daunting task and it’s even more so on a MacBook, which is why many users turn to external hard drives or cloud storage services instead.
However, with the release of the 2021 MacBook Pro, Apple decided to bring back the SD card slot so that creative professionals can easily upload photos and videos from their DSLR cameras. Even if you’re not a photographer, you can still take advantage of the new MacBook Pro’s SD card slot to easily expand your Mac’s storage capacity.
That’s the idea behind Transcend’s latest SD card that’s been exclusively designed for the 2021 MacBook Pro and lets users add up to 1TB of extra storage to their laptops at a fraction of what it costs. would cost to do it through Apple.
Transcend JetDrive Lite 330
The Transcend JetDrive Lite 330 is available in several different configurations depending on your storage needs, and MacBook Pro users can add 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or even 1TB of storage to their device in seconds.
The SD card itself is built using high quality NAND flash and offers read speeds of up to 95 Mbps and write speeds of up to 75 Mbps. According to a press release from Transcend, the JetDrive Lite 330 is made using chip-on-board technology and the SD card is water, dust and shock resistant to provide extra data protection. stored there.
Transcend also provides a free data recovery tool called RecoveRx which allows users to recover their deleted files. Due to the large capacity of the JetDrive Lite 330, the SD card is well suited for Time Machine backups and large iTunes libraries.
In addition to the 2021 MacBook Pro, the JetDrive Lite 330 also supports MacBook Pro 13 from late 2012 to early 2015. However, Transcend manufactures other JetDrive Lite expansion cards to support other MacBook models.
Starting at just $37 for the 128GB model and going up to $250 for the 1TB model, the Transcend JetDrive Lite 330 offers an affordable way to add storage to your existing MacBook without having to buy a new device.