Seagate Ships Lyrion 1.8-Inch Hard Drive

logo.jpgSeagate Technology started shipment of its Lyrion hard drive – the industry’s most intelligent and evolved 1.8-inch hard drive – to customers worldwide. Lyrion provides a breakthrough in capacity with the industry’s first single platter 60GB 1.8-inch hard drive, enabled by perpendicular recording technology, with only 5-mm of thickness. With a single platter 60GB hard drive, portable devices will be able to carry up to 80 movies, up to 200 hours of music videos, up to 20 hours of standard definition video or up to 12 hours of high-definition video.

Lyrion will also be available in a 30GB configuration.