SOURCE: LaCie

LaCie

October 24, 2012 09:00 ET

LaCie Announces Thinner, Faster Porsche Design Drive for Apple Fans

PARIS--(Marketwire - Oct 24, 2012) - Today LaCie, together with Porsche Design, announced the P'9223 Slim SSD. This product is the latest extension of the Porsche Design portfolio and the fastest LaCie USB hard drive to date. It combines USB 3.0 speeds with an optional SSD to maximize performance, and its sleek form factor echoes the aluminum exterior of Apple's MacBook Pro® and MacBook Air®.

BUILT FOR SPEED
Designed with Apple® enthusiasts in mind, the LaCie P'9223 Slim SSD version is up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. The USB 3.0 interface is bus-powered and delivers 400MB/s transfer speeds. This allows a photographer to move large photo files in no time while in the field. Thanks to UAS* support, this product gets even better speeds on the latest MacBook Air, MacBook Pro or MacBook Pro with Retina Display running the most recent version of OS X® Lion or Mountain Lion.

SLIM, SOLID ALUMINUM
The LaCie P'9223 Slim is the thinnest 2.5-inch storage device from LaCie -- 30 percent thinner than the previous edition. The slim design, sturdy aluminum and SSD technology allow creative professionals to slip the drive in a laptop bag without worrying about accidental drops.

PARTNERS SINCE 2003
Since 2003, LaCie and Porsche Design have worked closely to deliver products that are technically inspired, delivering flawless functionality in its purest form. Each company complements the other, with technical influence from LaCie, together with an exclusive design and luxury brand presented by Porsche Design.

AVAILABILITY
The Porsche Design Slim P'9223 is available in 120GB SSD and 500GB HDD through the LaCie Online Store and LaCie Partners starting at $99.99. For more product information, visit www.lacie.com.

ABOUT PORSCHE DESIGN
Porsche Design is a luxury brand with a particular focus on technically inspired products. The Porsche Design brand was established in 1972 by Professor Ferdinand Alexander Porsche. The products stand for functional, timeless and purist design, characterized by their technical innovation. The product portfolio includes watches, sunglasses, luggage, a fashion collection for men and women as well as sports apparel, electronic products and a men's fragrance line. All the products under the brand are designed at the Porsche Design Studio in Zell am See (Austria) and are available worldwide in the company's own stores, franchise stores, shops-in-shops, high end department stores and exclusive specialist retailers. For additional information, visit www.porsche-design.com.

ABOUT LACIE
With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, LaCie is a leading manufacturer of storage devices for Apple, PC and Linux. LaCie has differentiated itself through sleek design and remarkable technical performance. Find out more about our products at www.lacie.com.

*USB Attached SCSI Protocol

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