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Imation Adds Ultra-Slim External Hard Disk Drive Line

Apollo(TM) Portable Hard Drive Now Available Featuring High Capacity in Sleek, Compact Design

OAKDALE, Minn., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Imation Corp. (NYSE: IMN), a worldwide leader in removable data storage media, today introduces a new line of external hard disk drives (EHDD) in the Americas. Building on Imation’s expertise in data storage, the family includes portable hard drives designed for both discerning mobile and desktop users featuring sleek designs combined with the industry’s latest technology and highest capacities. The line kicks off with the ultra-slim Imation Apollo(TM) Portable Hard Drive, a 2.5-inch hard drive for mobile users. A 3.5-inch portable hard drive for desktop users, the Imation Apollo(TM) Pro, will be available later this year.

The sleek, compact and USB-powered Apollo Portable Hard Drive is lightweight, stylish and extremely durable featuring a midnight black-brushed surface with chrome detailing. At just over half an inch wide, and weighing only 0.35 pounds, the ultra-slim yet durable design easily fits in the palm of your hand for convenience on the go. It offers up to 320GB of capacity for storage and back up of data, presentations, photos, and videos. A 500GB capacity version will be available later this summer.

“Hard drives continue to be a market area of significant growth, fueled by the demand for mobile products,” said Keith Schwartz, director, North America Commercial Division of Imation Corp. “The Apollo Portable Hard Drive is ideal for the tech-savvy mobile professional, delivering the highest leading capacity and technology for on-the-go storage of important files.”

The Apollo Portable Hard Drive comes with the easy-to-install and easy-to-use Total Media Backup(TM) software. Designed for use with both PC and Mac systems, desktops and laptops, the drive offers backup, schedule, synchronize and restore functions with just a quick click of the mouse and is preconfigured to backup all types of digital files.

For added convenience when traveling, the drive is USB 2.0 powered; neither batteries nor an external power supply are required. A blue LED light indicates when data transfer is in process to indicate when backups are complete.

The Imation Apollo Portable Hard Drive is now available with up to 320GB of capacity through authorized Imation resellers for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) ranging from $149.99 to $222.99, based on capacity.

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