Asked by: Yarey Pituhintechnology and computing data storage and warehousing
Is pendrive flash memory?
Last Updated: 9th March, 2020
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In this regard, which is better flash drive or pen drive?
Colloquially, people may refer to a flashdriveand pen drive as if they are the same device. Themajordifference between a pen drive and flash driveisthat a pen drive is generally only used as amobileUSB storage device, whereas a flash drive hasmanydifferent uses for data storage.
One may also ask, what is the difference between USB and pen drive? USB refers to the data transfer and peripheralconnectionsystem used to move data from a computer harddrive todifferent appliances, whereas a pendrive is aportable memory stick used to store information fromacomputer.
Herein, what kind of memory is pendrive?
Pendrive or commonly called as USB(UniversalSerial Bus) flash drive is a popular datastoragemedia having a storage capacity of 512GB. Thisis a kindof memory card that can be plugged into thecomputers USB portand they are considered to be the best becausethey are faster,smaller and have longer life span.
Why pendrive is called Flash Drive?
Pen drives are called asflashdrives because the type of memory used inpendrive is flash memory. Flash memoryisnon-volatile therefore no power required to retain the datainother words data is not lost when there is no power andprovidesfaster read and write cycles.