Samsung Electronics has announced the Samsung S2 Portable, a fully transportable external hard drive, pre-loaded with Michael Jackson's THIS IS IT'.

Timed with the DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of THIS IS IT, the pre-loaded external HDD will be available at major European retailers from February 22, 2010.

“We are excited to present this movie starring Michael Jackson, the greatest entertainer of all time, pre-loaded on the Samsung S2 Portable,” said H.S. Lee, Vice President, Storage Marketing, Samsung Electronics.

Samsung's S2 Portable has a capacity of 500GB, has USB On Board Technology and supports various user-friendly features such as Samsung Auto Backup that enables real-time or scheduled backup and SecretZone that encrypts and stores data on a virtual drive as well as SafetyKey, a powerful data-security function that offers dual data protection through a password.

The special edition will be available through retailers in Europe from February 22nd. Availability in other regions will be determined following the initial launch.

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