Since all storage drives use 1 Megabyte (MB) = 1,000,000 bytes to figure out the storage capacity the drive will be a little smaller than some expect. Some of the listed capacity is also used for formatting and other functions and is therefore not available for data storage.
The actual usable storage space on the 32GB Kingston DataTraveler 112 is 29.7GB as you can see from the drive properties screen capture shown above.
The Kingston 32GB DataTraveler 112 USB 2.0 Flash drive is a decent little device as long as you aren’t looking for blistering fast read/write transfer speeds. The DataTraveler 112 should be fast enough for mainstream use or for those that don’t do a whole lot of file transfers. If you only use a USB 2.0 Flash drive to back data up or to move files around when needed, then the DataTraveler 112 should be perfect. The DataTraveler 112 also has a very practical design and is certainly not bad looking by any means. If you are in the market for a USB 2.0 Flash drive and don’t want to spend more than needed, be sure to give the DataTraveler 112 a closer look. Just remember that the Kingston DataTraveler 112 USB 2.0 Flash drive series is available in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacities with each capacity having a different color.
When it comes to pricing, the entire Kingston DataTraveler 112 family is competitive with other drives of the same capacity and similar features. The DataTraveler 112 pulls ahead of many of the others, though, thanks to the five year warranty. Not bad considering you have a nice drive to carry all your songs, photos, and documents when you’re on the go.
Legit Bottom Line: The Kingston 32GB DataTraveler 112 USB 2.0 Flash drive was designed to be practical with mainstream speeds and that is exactly what we found during the review process.