Product Comparison: Kingston UV400 vs Kingston A400


General Specifications
Brand
Kingston
Kingston
Model
UV400
A400
Origin
China
China
About the Product
UV400 is rugged and more durable than a mechanical hard drive as it is shock and vibration resistant making it more reliable for use in notebooks and other mobile computing devices.
Kingston’s A400 solid-state drive dramatically improves the responsiveness of your existing system with incredible boot, loading and transfer times compared to mechanical hard drives. Powered by a latest-gen controller for read and write speeds of up to 500 MB/s and 450 MB/s.
Key Specs
Capacity
240 GB
480 GB
Read Speed
550 Mb/s
500 Mb/s
Write Speed
490 Mb/s
450 Mb/s
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Kingston UV400 240 GB Solid State Drive SATA 3 Standalone Drive
  • Will make a difference to the speed of any PC/laptop if moving from a HDD.
  • With Win 10 installed the start up time is insanely fast!
  • My god it's fast. SSDs are awesome!
  • Good speed and capacity for the price.
  • Good speed and size for the price.
Kingston A400 Solid State Drive (2.5 Inch, SATA III)
  • This is a great ssd robust, decent speed and has never given me any problems.
  • Startup time went from a few minutes to about 15 seconds, and everything runs much faster and smoother. Good purchase!
  • My computer boots up in less than 15 secs and thats including logging in with my password set. Recommended for everyone!
  • My overall boot time including passwords, apps launching etc is around 10-15 seconds which is handy.
  • I have been using it for a few days and my boot-up time has reduced from around 4 minutes to around 30 seconds.
Size & Weight
Height
0.27 in.
0.27 in.
Width
3.93 in.
3.93 in.
Depth
2.75 in.
2.75 in.
Weight
2.01 oz.
1.44 oz.
Features
Form Factor
2.5
2.5
Interface
SATA III
SATA III
Memory Chip Type
TLC NAND
3D NAND
Encryption Algorithm
AES 256-bit
AES 256-bit
Extras
Rugged, Durable, Easy Installation, True Hard-disk Drive Replacement, Ultra-value SSD for Fast Start Up
Fast start-up, loading and file transfers, Multiple capacities, Rugged
What customers say about "Features"
Kingston UV400 240 GB Solid State Drive SATA 3 Standalone Drive
  • Installed into a Macbook Pro Mid 2009. Formatted, installed Mac OS and working great!
  • The physical installation was relatively easy.
  • This one came fast and was easy to install.
  • Works well easy installation.
  • Amazing easy install. Laptop easy fresh install currently running Windows 10.
Kingston A400 Solid State Drive (2.5 Inch, SATA III)
  • Very light, easy to install (unscrew case, unscrew old drive, screw in new drive).
  • The drive is very lightweight, easy to install. Seems quite fast.
  • Fairly easy to install and to clone my existing drive .I'm not disappointed!
  • Only drawback was that I thought it would be easy to clone the old drives to swap the new ones in, but that was a total pain, so ended up doing a fresh install and copying data across to new drive.
  • My issue is that there is no drive imaging software support from Kingston for the this range of SSDs, most disappointing.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
3 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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