So tell us: would you buy a movie or album on a USB flash drive? Even if it was a really good movie or album?
Sony thinks you will. They're releasing MicroVault Click flash drives with Michael Jackson's "Thriller: 25th Anniversary Edition" or the movies The Da Vinci Code or Men in Black.
“We’re excited to provide consumers with a new way to enjoy some of
today’s most popular titles, using our MicroVault Click USB flash
drives,” said Shane Higby, director of marketing for Sony Electronics’
consumer media group. “By pre-loading content in this way, we are
expanding the applications for flash drives, while offering a unique
value that only Sony can deliver.”
See what else Sony has to offer.
"Thriller" will come on a 2 GB drive that also contains seven tracks including songs with Akon, Kanye West, and will.i.am.
The movies will be on 4GB drives with "one-click" play capability.
“These Click USB bundles are perfect for
consumers who enjoy movies on the go,” said Sean Carey, senior
executive vice president, Sony Pictures Television. “The MicroVault’s
size and convenience makes it easy to take your content with you, and
with one click, launch a movie and watch it wherever you are.”
The pre-loaded 2GB drive will sell for $19.99 and the 4GB movies will sell for $29.99. So tell us - is this a new way of getting your movies something you would be into? Let us know. —Leslie Shapiro
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