Samsung Electronics today unveiled the Samsung Portable SSD T1, a stylish, external portable solid state drive (SSD) that represents a new standard of storage for today's digital life.
The write speed is as responsive as an internal SSD and up to 100 times faster than an external hard disk drive. For users of heavy files like video, this can help in increasing productivity significantly.
The new portable SSDs would enrich the lives of consumers as well as enterprises from different walks of life including gamers, media, movie production, architects, and designers among others.
Powered by Samsung's cutting-edge 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, the Portable SSD T1 is a high-performance memory storage device that has recently been awarded at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
"We live in a digital age and with the proliferation of smart devices, the need for storage is on a rapid rise. We needed to think beyond the existing storage options and provide our consumers with mobility, capacity and security of performance. The Samsung SSD T1 helps users manage their data on the go, offering faster speeds and saving precious time of the users" said Mr Anuj Jain, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business, Samsung India Electronics Ltd.
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The drive comes with sequential read/write speeds of up to 450 megabytes per second (MB/s) with a USB 3.0 super speed interface and random read/write speeds of up to 8,000 inputs/outputs per second (IOPS) and 21,000 IOPS, respectively.
It is shock resistant up to 1500G/0.5ms and features Dynamic Thermal Guard, which will activate in extreme temperature conditions to protect the drive and any stored data - so users can rest easy knowing the drive can withstand even the toughest elements.
The Portable SSD T1 has a slim and compact design that makes it easy to carry anywhere. Smaller and lighter than an average business card holder, it weighs about 30 gms. It features premium aesthetics such as black chrome metal coating and laser patterning, making it the sleek, fashionable choice for sophisticated and stylish users.
Portable SSD T1 comes with a 3 year warranty, and is available in 250GB, 500GB and 1TB .The device is available at leading online stores including Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal. It will soon be available at retail stores as well.