Kingston MobileLite G3 USB 3.0 Media Reader Review



If you are looking for a compact, super-fast USB 3.0 card reader that you can easily take with you on the go, then this may just be the perfect reader for you.  The Kingston MobileLite G3 card reader is small, is USB 3.0 (also backwards-compatible with USB 2.0) and can handle SD/SDHC/SDXC, Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC and Memory Stick Pro Duo memory cards.  Kingston has been making the MobileLite card readers for years and the MobileLite G3 is the third in the series.  Retractable covers protect your drive and SD cards from the perils of day-to-day wear and tear and is a non-intrusive add-on to your digital payload.


Kingston's MobileLite G3 is an essential part of your mobile gear. This compact, multi-functional USB 3.0 card reader lets your easily transfer digital data, photos, games, music and more stored on Flash cards between all kinds of digital devices. MobileLite G3 has retractable covers on each side that make it compact and protect the USB connector and Flash cards from damage. It's ultra-portable and backwards compatible with USB 2.0.



  • Compliant — with the USB 3.0 specification, SDA 3.01 standard
  • Versatile — multi-functional USB card reader supports SD/SDHC/SDXC, microSD/SDHC/SDXC and MSPD
  • Backwards compatible with USB 2.0
  • Portable — easily fits in your pocket
  • Guaranteed — two-year warranty, free technical support

*Courtesy of Kingston





Model FCR-MLG3
Color Black and Blue
Dimension 2.45 x 1.16 x 0.646 inch / 62.15 x 29.40 x 16.40 mm
Operating Temperature 32 F to 140 F / 0 C to 60 C
Storage Temperature 4 F to 158 F / -20 C to 70 C
USB 2.0 Compatibility

Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS X v. 10.6.x+, Linux v 2.6x+

USB 3.0 Compatibility Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS X v. 10.6.x+, Linux v 2.6x+


2 years

UPC Code


*Courtesy of Kingston


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# vbdfee 2014-02-16 23:39
I have the RAVPower filehub and it has more function than this one. It can transfer the files wirelssly and has built-in battery for emergencies.