Pros

  • Wireless media streaming
  • Apps for Android and iOS
  • USB 3.0 interface

Cons

  • No onboard DLNA server
  • Battery lasts only 3 hours

At A Glance

The Patriot Aero creates a Wi-Fi hotspot for multimedia streaming, and it works well. In battery life and performance, however, it's a step behind the competition.

Manufacturer’s Description

Load up, go mobile, and share. With the Patriot AERO, you can share all your digital content like movies, music, and photos to your mobile devices like never before. The AERO is the perfect fully portable wireless storage solution that will allow you to take your full media collection on the go and stream to any tablet, smartphone, or laptop.

The Specs

Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware

Performance

USB 3.0 Performance - PCWorld
Write 10GB Folder 41.9   MB per second
Read 10GB Folder 217.4   MB per second
Write 10GB File 109.7   MB per second
Read 10GB File 247.9   MB per second