Fujifilm today announced that it will be shipping a new USB 2.0 flash drive next month with capacities up to 1GB. The pocket-sized personal storage device offers a maximum read-speed rate of 4MB per second and write-speed of up to 3MB per second. Both speeds are nearly four times faster than the previous generation of flash memory storage products, according to the company. The Fujifilm USB 2.0 drive will be available in 128MB, 256MB, 512MB and 1GB capacities. The 1GB version will have a suggested list price of US$499 (no other prices were available).