LAHORE (PPI) - Samsung Electronics has announced the fastest external Hard-Drive yet in its Story-Station product portfolio - the Samsung STORY(tm) Station 3.0 with the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface. The top-of-line 3.5-inch external hard drive now offers 10 times faster speed compared to the previous USB 2.0 interface, making it the ideal storage solution for saving and retrieving crucial data in the blink of an eye. The SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface offers a maximum transfer rate of 5 gigabits per second (Gbps) compared to 480 megabits per second (Mbps) in USB 2.0. Users can now transfer 4MB of music (equivalent of a 3-minute song) or image files (6 mega pixels camera in hi-resolution photos) in approximately 0.02 seconds and an HD movie in 2.3 minutes. The new interface is backward-compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1 interfaces. The Country Manager, Samsung Pakistan, Mr. Steve Han said; The Samsung STORY Station 3.0 has been built for advanced users who demand fast transfer speed and data security without sacrificing design. The STORY Station creates a seamless user experience that allows users to move large chunks of high-quality multimedia content with minimal wait time. In keeping with Samsungs world-class design tradition, the STORY Station line-up features a minimalist design inspired by retro electronics. It is the winner of an IF award 2009 in product design category. Its grey, brushed aluminum casing materials are RoHS-compliant, ensuring even heat dissipation for reliable performance. With an environment friendly design, the STORY Station 3.0 features three energy-saving modes including idle, sleep and suspend. The standby power level meets the EuP (Energy Using Products) Directive from European Union. The STORY Station 3.0 drive, available in densities ranging from 1TB to 2TB, is a part of the growing STORY product portfolio.