Samsung is hoping to tempt film fans into buying its new 500GB portable hard drive by including a copy of the Tom Hanks film Angels and Demons on it.

The Samsung S2 Portable finds itself in a crowded market - hence the inclusion of the film based on the Dan Brown novel, as well as several other applications. Samsung says it is the first time an external hard drive has been pre-loaded with a full-length feature film. 

The Samsung S2 Portable offers the usual USB 2.0 PC connection, comes with software to schedule backups and encrypt data and is a compact 92x17x111mm in size.

"Samsung is keen to differentiate their award-winning products and offer consumers added value by providing this fantastic blockbuster on their hard drive," said Charles Hacker, Storage Sales Manager for Samsung Semiconductors.

The Samsung S2 Portable is available now from Samsung and is priced at £75.

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