REVIEW: Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2 USB Flash Drive

Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2

DataTraveler 101 G2 USB Flash Drive Overview:

The Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2 USB Flash Drive is an easy to carry storage device that you can used to transfer data/files between computers or other devices. It features capless, swivel design available in multiple colors by capacity.

Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2

DataTraveler 101 G2 USB Flash Drive Specifications:

Dimensions: 57.18mm x 17.28mm x 10.00mm
USB Specification: USB 2.0
Capacities: 8GB, 16GB, 32GB

DT101G2/8GB – Red
DT101G2/16GB – Black
DT101G2/32GB – Purple

Operating Temperature: 0°C to 60°C
Storage Temperature: -20°C to 85°C


Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2

>>Capless swivel design — The drive swivels open and closed to protect it when not in use. And there’s no cap to lose or break.

Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2

>>Small form factor — Compact and lightweight, DT101 G2 is easy to take with you, wherever you go.

>>Available in multiple colors — DT101 G2 is available in multiple colors, by capacity.

Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2

>>Available in multiple capacities — Capacities up to 32GB mean there’s one that’s just right for all your files.

Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2


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Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2

Minimum read speed of 17.4 MB/s, Maximum read speed of 26.9 MB/s and an Average read speed of 22.4 MB/s.

Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2

From here, another picture on how the Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2 performs on its read/write speed.


Real World Application

For actual usage, we used the file transfer app Teracopy to determine the maximum read/write speed of its transfer. For this test, we used 0.98GB file size.


Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2

The actual read speed reaches at 21 MB/s with time duration of 47.280 seconds.


Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2

The actual write speed reaches at 12 MB/s with time duration of 1 minute and 26.480 seconds.

PRICE: $17.99 USD – Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2 (32GB) at (as of April 2018) | Check also on Lazada Online Store

VERDICT: The Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2 is an entry-level USB flash drive running on USB 2.0 speed, expect to have a mediocre on both read/write performance. Although an entry-level in performance, it has smashing quality and comes with a cheap price that can store you’re personal and/or important files.

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  1. ZANDIE says:

    is it better than transcend?

  2. weng paras says:

    bought bundle product, a good mobile storage device.

  3. junior teng says:

    not good kung mabagal sya right?

  4. junjun says:

    on daily basis its a good usb flash drive. but if you’re looking fastest storage device then SSD is a right choice though not portable at hand.

  5. MEL says:

    okay sana kaya lang hindi ako sure sa lazada, kung authentic yung item binebenta ng mga merchants.

  6. jona-fang says:

    got mine from amazon. thanks mate.

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