Updated 4 Feb 2016

Kingston

MobileLite Wireless G2

Snapshot: The Kingston MobileLite Wireless G2 is a wireless portable storage device that has SD and USB storage. How well does it perform?

MobileLite Wireless G2
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$79

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Test results

Overall score
67
Performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • OK performance.
  • OK to use.
  • Supports AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4 and WMV on Android.
  • Supports MOV and MP4 on iOS.
  • Good battery life.
  • Has SD and USB storage.
  • Has an ethernet port.
  • Has pass through for 3G/4G.

But

  • Doesn’t support AVI, MKV and WMV on iOS.
  • Doesn’t have HDD storage.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Performance (40%): assesses write and read rates, video streaming and music streaming.
Ease of use (60%): assesses connecting to the drive, connecting to the internet, browsing files, backing up and copying files and hardware design.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$79
Type
Wireless portable storage device

Specifications

Stated capacity (GB)
n/a
Formatted capacity (GB)
n/a
Default file format

-

Weight (kg)
173
D x W x H (mm)
80 x 129 x 19
Write rate (MB/sec)
9
Read rate (MB/sec)
20
Write time (seconds)
-
Read time (seconds)
-
Wireless protocols (802.11)
n
Wireless bands (GHz)
2.4
Claimed number of concurrent wireless connections
8
Battery life (hh:mm)
14:15

Features

Thunderbolt port
-
Encryption type
-
Supplied backup software
-
Online storage

-

Kensington lock
-
Ethernet port
Yes
Internet sharing for Wi-Fi (GB)
Yes
Internet sharing for 3G/4G
Yes
Android AVI
Yes
iOS AVI
No
Android MKV
Yes
iOS MKV
No
Android MOV
Yes
iOS MOV
Yes
Android MP4
Yes
iOS MP4
Yes
Android WMV
Yes
iOS WMV
No