Synology launches DS218play, DS218j and DS118 NAS DiskStation

Synology has introduced three new home-office NAS storage system designed for everyday media needs: from streaming media to backup and data sharing.

Synology DS218play

Three Synology NAS devices are including DS218play, DS218j, and DS118, all are based on the DiskStation Manager operating system and up to 4 core processors coupled with up to 1GB of RAM.

Synology DS218play offers a quad-core (64bit) processor with a frequency of 1.4GHz, paired with 1GB of DDR4 RAM and maximum single volume size of 108 TB. The Synology surveillance station supports full-HD video and 10 bit H.265 (4K UHD) video transcoding, all for unlimited bandwidth-free video playback with regard to devices.

Synology DS218j belongs to a lower band, so it uses a 1.3 GHz dual-core CPU, also paired with a hardware encryption engine and 512 MB of DDR3 RAM.

Synology NAS DiskStation

In this case, a maximum single volume size is down to 16TB, while also low energy consumption, ensured by eco-friendly design. In fact, the DS218j consumes only 17.4 W juice and 7 W with the HDD in suspension.

Finally, the Synology DS118 is a 1-chamber NAS system, with a 1.4GHz quad-core processor and 1GB of DDR4 RAM.

Synology DiskStation provides a maximum single volume size up to 108TB, resulting in a good storage option thanks to data backup capabilities and QuickConnect Synology (with data accessible anywhere). The device also supports instantaneous transcoding of 10-bit H.265 4K video, a great multimedia option.

As of now, the company has not announced the pricing and availability of all three Synology Disk Station yet.


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