Buffalo, a worldwide manufacturer of innovative storage, wireless networking and multimedia products for homes and small business, last week announced the launch of the world's thinnest storage device, the MiniStation Slim.

This compact device, which is just 8.8mm thick, 11.5cm long and 7.9cm wide, is targetted at gadget lovers who prefer on-the-go storage solutions.

Buffalo has been distinctly identified in the field of storage solution giving customers value for money. This newly-launched model is no different. It provides all prominent features available on Buffalo's famous MiniStation range.

"The MiniStation Slim is the latest addition to the Buffalo MiniStation family, and is a sleek, high performance, high capacity on-the-go storage gadget. It's not only a stylish and sophisticated gadget, but also an innovative, highly powerful storage device. It is a fantastic accessory for anyone demanding on-the-go access to their music and movies", stated Paul Hudson, Sales Director for Northern Europe for Buffalo Technology, at the launch.

The device features a 500GB storage drive which via its USB 3.0 port facilitates high speed data transfers up to 5Gbps. The unique recorder feature of this drive also allows the user to record audio and video content efficiently.

The hard disk drive is comparatively light, just weighing 140 grams, making it a conveniently perfect companion for all notebooks.

The MiniStation Slim is designed to be compatible with all popular operating systems, including the Windows versions of 8, 7, Vista and XP, along with the Mac OS X 10.5 or later. It will be made available in black, red and silver colour variants, in a premium aluminium case.

The company is a global provider holding prominent international industry collaborations with companies like Intel, Microsoft, Nintendo and Broadcom which have allowed Buffalo to precede industry competitors in the development of the latest technology developments, innovating effective solutions for business and home.