Buying a USB pendrive in India can be an arduous task. There are so many brands to choose from and the prices vary greatly! Here is a list of the best USB flash drives available in India, based on price per GB and performance.
What is a USB flash drive and how does it work?
A USB flash drive is a storage device that can be used to store and transfer data. It plugs into the USB port on your computer, which then serves as its power source. Apart from this, they are very lightweight, small in size, and relatively inexpensive compared to other hard drives such as external ones. It stores the data in a flash memory chip and can be accessed by any computer that has a USB port. The different types of USB flash drives are classified based on their performance, capacity of storage, durability, etc. There are also flash drives with dual ports like a USB A and Type C flash drive.
How to use a USB flash drive?
To use a USB flash drive, plug it into the computer’s USB port. You can then access the files from your hard disk on this device and copy them to or delete them from it by using drag-and-drop option. If the flash drive has a MicroUSB or a USB Type-C port, you can even connect it directly to compatible smartphones.
Should I delete my data off of my USB flash drive before giving it away or selling it?
Yes, you should. As a seller, you have to format the USB flash drive before giving it to others. Or else, they will have access to your data which you won’t be able to delete at a later time.
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Which type of USB flash drive should I buy?
The USB flash drives are classified based on their performance, capacity of storage, durability, etc. The best and most popular types are the Type-A USB drive (called full size) and the microUSB one. If you need a high-speed data transfer for your work or play needs, then go with a fast standard Type-A USB drive. Since most laptops and smartphones now come with a USB Type-C port, you can use any flash drive with a Type-C port on both devices.
Do all computers support the use of a USB flash drive?
No, a USB flash drive won’t work on an older computer that doesn’t have the right ports.
Is it safe to store sensitive information on my USB flash drive?
As long as you’re using a high-quality USB flash drive with encryption capabilities, then it is safe to store sensitive information on one.
We hope you find the best flash drive for your needs. Also, we have a variety of other computer accessories that might work for you!