An external hard drive, claimed to be the ?smallest? of its type, has been launched by Freecom.

The pocket-sized Mobile Drive XXS is designed to connect to your computer via a USB cable.

It comes in three storage capacities: 160GB, 250GB and 320GB, weighs 155g and measures 109.8mm x 79.5mm x 13.5mm.

The 160GB unit costs £44.99; the 250GB device retails at £59.99, while the 320GB version carries a £79.99 pricetag.

Its maker claims that the device is the world?s smallest 2.5in-format USB-2.0 external hard drive.

For details visit or call 01423 704700.

Mobile Drive XXS hard drive