LaCie Rikiki USB2

  • LaCie Rikiki USB2
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  • Solid, slim body & design, Low cost per gigabyte, Good transfer speeds
  • Lowest cost-per-gigabyte drive in its class; aluminum case looks sexy and protects the drive; two-year warranty.
  • Small, stylish design, Good bundled software.


  • Short USB cable included
  • No FireWire port; average transfer speeds; short USB cable.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechReviewSource on 80

The LaCie Rikiki external hard drive is a low-cost, portable storage device that comes in three different capacities. It features a dent-resistant brushed-aluminum body, an attractive design, 640GB of storage space, and a two-year warranty.The...

By DigitalVersus on 60

The software As with other LaCie drives, the Rikki comes with 10 GB of online storage A data backup system in partnership with Wuala that's valid for a year. Beyond that you have to pay a subscription to keep this storage space. With the Rikiki,...

By Electronicsme on 68

LaCie aim to produce external drives for just about any purpose, so the Rikiki 301911 is designed to be solely a portable drive, especially given its strong aluminum casing. The capacity of the drive is adequate, with the connectivity falling a little...

By cnet on 73

LaCie's Rikiki mobile USB hard drive is an elegant storage solution that comes in three sizes up to 640GB. Its simple design exudes timeless style in a very affordable package. As long as you're not a stickler for fast transfer speeds, the LaCie...

By Digital Arts Online on 70

LaCie's Rikiki (the company says rikiki is French for "tiny") is a small USB-only portable hard drive for users who want the most compact and potent hard drive possible. While not designed for the heavily loads of audio/visual professionals, the...

By Macworld on 70

We haven’t seen a really compact portable hard drive in a while. While the Rikiki will likely be competing with Iomega’s well-regarded eGo Mac Edition (), there are those out there that prefer LaCie’s drives for the aesthetics, bundled...

By TechRadar on 70

The LaCie Rikiki (it's French for 'tiny') is one of the smallest portable drives around, fitting snugly in your laptop bag or even your pocket. Its knock-resistant brushed aluminium casing is ideal for transportation, and it's available...

By Digital Trends on 80

James-Bond-worthy construction and speed combined with exceptional value make LaCie’s Rikiki the killer portable hard drive to...

By PC Advisor on 70

Currently the slimmest 2.5in drive of its kind around, the LaCie Rikiki’s compact dimensions, classy metallic finish and minimalist design give it a strong appeal. It’s not light, however, and could do with a carry pouch to protect scratches...

By ThinkComputers on 90

These days with large file sizes and HD video a simple flash drive isn’t going to cut it when you are on the road or working off-location. Although who wants to carry around a large external hard drive and the power adapter that comes with it?...

By The Inquirer on 80

Lacie claims to have the “smallest 2.5-inch hard drive on the market” in the Rikiki - which means 'tiny' in French, incidentally - and while it’s certainly quite slim and sleek, if this claim rings true we can’t imagine...

By Good Gear Guide on 85

The Rikiki portable hard drive’s size is certainly appealing, but it isn’t the only drawcard. The hard drive provides reasonable all-round performance, at a cheaper price than most alternatives currently available....

International Review By eReviews on 90

LaCie Rikiki er en ret lækker ekstern harddisk, der formår både at være lille, let, lækker og hurtig! Den fylder næsten intet, og kræver ingen ekstern strømforsyning, og kan bruges til både PC og MAC....

International Review By Les Numériques on 60

Comme les autres disques USB 2.0, le Rikiki ne se fait pas remarquer par ses performances, mais plutôt par sa finition, sa petite taille et la qualité de son...

International Review By 01Net on 80

LaCie propose un disque externe de 2,5 pouces USB ultracompact et robuste qui bénéficie, en plus, d’un outil d’accélération des transferts sur le port USB. Nous l'avons testé, avec et sans cette fonction. Il est...