OTG function is the unique features of Android devices only need an OTG cable, U disk, keyboard, mouse, and other external devices can be connected with the use of Android devices. As a competitor’s iOS devices is not this feature. But now, the situation will be broken, because the world’s first Lighting Interface U disk appearances.
This interface uses Lighting U disk named: iStick, by Apple parts supplier Sanho Corporation manufacturing R D, this U disk from the exterior looks and the market for OTG U disk makes no difference, but its traditional OTG U microUSB port intraday replaced Apple dedicated Lighting Interface, the other end is a standard USB interface.
Currently, according to official data show, iStick U disk will apply to any interface using Lighting equipment, as long as with it, users do not need through iTunes, you can directly access iStick U disk images, music, power supply, documentation so content. Also worth mentioning is that, iStick U disk hardware decoder built using iStick U disk without re-transcoding movies to watch. Currently the official provided the following format:
Video Format Support MP4, M4V, MPV, MOV, MPG, MKV, AVI, WMV, RMVB, FLV, 3GP, GIF.
Audio formats supported: wav, aac, aif, aiff, caf, m4a, mp3…….
image formats supported: jpg, tiff, gif…
document formats supported:…. Doc / .docx (Microsoft Word), .htm / .html (web pages), key (Keynote), numbers (Numbers), pages (Pages), pdf (Preview / Adobe Acrobat), .ppt / .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint),. txt (text),. rtf (rich text format),. vcf (contact information), .xls / .xlsx (Microsoft Excel),. zip,. ics.
It is reported that, iStick U disk will provide 8G, 16G, 32G, 64G, 128G, and other capacity. Overall U-disk transfer rate, USB port maximum read and write speed 12MB / s, 7.5MB/s.Lighting port maximum read and write speeds: 2.5MB / s, 1.9MB / s.
According to official arrangements, iStick U disk will open June 16 in volume production, the first shipment on August 1 1000, August 18 to start mass production, August 29 began a comprehensive shipping. As for the prices, according to the official launch of donor activities of view, 8G version is priced $ 65, 128G version 美元 299, 128G aluminum version of the $ 1,000. But these are just raising the price, the price should be officially listed after a little higher. For such a U-disk accessory, I believe its popularity will come bursting.
iStick U disk: Introduction Video