USB Flash and Thumb Drive Cyber Monday 2018 Deals

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Cyber Monday is a great time to pick up a USB flash drive. Some models have been reduced by over 200%.  The cheapest thumb drive is just $6.99 and it comes with 32 GB of storage.

We expect these deals will end at midnight, so get them while you can.

Discounted PriceItemRetailerOriginal Price
$24.99PNY P-FD128ELX-GE Elite-X 128GB USB 3.1 Flash Drive, Read Speeds up to 200MB/secAmazon$39.99
$9.99SanDisk Cruzer Glide CZ60 64GB USB 2.0Amazon$19.10
$34.99SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive 64GB for iPhone and iPadAmazon$79.99
$9.99SanDisk Cruzer CZ36 64GB USB 2.0Amazon$39.99
$19.99Sandisk CZ48 128GB USB 3.0Amazon$27.99
$16.99SanDisk Cruzer 128GB USB 2.0 Flash DriveAmazon$24.99
$10.99SanDisk Cruzer Fit CZ33 64GB USB 2.0 Low-ProfileAmazon$27.99
$6.99SanDisk Cruzer Blade 32GB USB 2.0Amazon$17.99
$24.99SanDisk 128GBUltra Dual USB Drive 3.0Amazon$39.99
$19.99SanDisk Ultra Flair 128GB USB 3.0Amazon$79.99
$19.99SanDisk Ultra Flair 128GB USB 3.0 Flash DriveAmazon$79.99
$24.99Patriot Memory 128GB Supersonic Rage 2 USB 3.1 Flash Drive, Speed Up to 400MB/s Read, 200MB/s Write, Durable Rubber HousingNewegg$32.99
$179.99WD – Easystore 10TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive with 32GB Easystore USB Flash DriveBest Buy$299.99
$79.99WD – Easystore 4TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive with 32GB Easystore USB Flash DriveBest Buy$199.99

How to Shop for a USB Thumb Drive

The first factor to consider is the connector type. Most computers use USB A connectors and that’s what all of the models are above. If you have a new computer, you might have a much smaller USB C connection. USB C thumb drives are more expensive, but the good news is that they can be 5x faster at reading and writing data. This means less waiting for files to load.

The next thing you should look at is the storage size. File sizes are getting larger as 4K is fast becoming the standard. As a result, it makes sense to get a large storage amount. 128 GB is usually sufficient and you can get one for under $20.

The final consideration is the USB version. USB 2.0 thumb drives are dirt cheap, but they’re also super slow. You should avoid these USB devices in favor of USB 3.0 or USB 3.1. You will get many times the speeds with these new standards. They say time is money, and there’s nothing more frustrating than waiting for files to upload.

Overall, there are a ton of deals on USB thumb drives this year. If you look around, you will find a model that’s perfect for you.