Japanese manufacturer Logitec
-less one) looks to be catering to more style-conscious media junkies with its latest external hard drives, available in two different models coming in 250, 300, 400, and 500GB varieties (all 7,200 RPM). The black model sports what Logitec calls an "i-Dial," which appears to be some sort of security mechanism, while the brushed aluminum one's, well, brushed aluminum -- which appears to be enough for Logitec to charge the same price for both of 'em. Look for them to be available in Japan in mid-September for 21,000, 25,100, 36,800, and 50,900 Yen, respectively (or between $180 and $434). All the drives also feature Logitec's "A.S.C SYSTEM" fanless cooling, although it doesn't look like you can just purchase the enclosure, unfortunately.
[Via Akihabara News]