Samsung Introduces Portable SSD T5 Starting at $129.99

SSD T5 is built with V-NAND technology, drive features industry-leading transfer speeds with encrypted data security in a compact and durable design.
August 15, 2017 samsung ssd t5

Samsung on today announced its new Portable SSD T5 that raises the bar for the performance of external memory products. The SSD T5 is built with Samsung’s latest 64-layer V-NAND technology and a USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface, delivers industry-leading transfer speeds with encrypted data security in a compact and durable design, making it easier than ever for consumers to access their most valuable data any time anywhere.

Un-Soo Kim, Senior Vice President of Brand Product Marketing, Memory Business at said, “Samsung has been pushing the envelope of what is possible in portable storage and solid state drives for years, and the Portable SSD T5 continues our legacy of leadership and innovation. We are confident that the T5 will exceed consumers’ expectations for external storage by offering faster speeds and a solid design that is lightweight and conveniently pocket-sized. It is the ideal portable storage product for consumers and professionals who are in search of a fast, durable and secure device.”

Delivering stunning speeds of up to 540 MBPS – up to 4.9 times faster than external HDD products, the new T5 is designed especially for content creators, business and IT professionals as well as mainstream consumers to give instant, easy access to data. Also, the T5 is smaller than an average business card at 74 x 57.3 x 10.5 millimeters (3.0 x 2.3 x 0.4 inches) and incredibly lightweight at a mere 51 grams. It is made witj aluminum exterior comes in two distinct metal finishes Deep Black (1TB and 2TB models) and Alluring Blue (250GB and 500GB models).

With no moving parts and a shock-resistant internal frame, the T5 offers users peace of mind as it can withstand accidental drops of up to 2 meters. The Samsung Portable SSD Software for PCs and Macs based on the AES 256-bit hardware data encryption makes it easy to configure security settings and receive the latest firmware and software updates. A mobile app is also available for Android smartphones and tablets for even further convenience. In addition, the T5 includes two connection cables USB-C to C and USB-C to A for enhanced compatibility across numerous devices.

The SSD T5 comes with a three years limited warranty and will be available globally from 15th August. Thr T5 retail price starting at $129.99 for the 250GB model.