What does Samsung's high-end Portable SSD T5 has to offer in India

Samsung Portable SSD T5 - the newest portable solid state drive (PSSD) raises the bar for the performance of external memory products.

Samsung Electronics has just launched its new digital storage product in India. Samsung Portable SSD T5 - the newest portable solid state drive (PSSD) raises the bar for the performance of external memory products.

Is Samsung Portable SSD T5 worth the money? [specs review]

"At Samsung, we work towards delivering meaningful innovations 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 4.9 times faster speeds than external HDD products and a solid metal design that is lightweight and conveniently pocket-sized. T5 is surely a stunning proposition for Power Users like Media Professionals, Technology Enthusiasts, Content Creators and Business Professionals," said Mr. Sukesh Jain, Vice President, IT & Mobile Enterprise Business, Samsung India.

Talking about the new T5, the company notes that the external storage device has been designed especially for content creators, business, and IT professionals as well as mainstream consumers to give instant, easy access to data.

Further, Samsung PSSD T5 has been specially crafted to be small and compact. The company said that it is even smaller than an average business card and measures at 74 x 57.3 x 10.5 millimeters (3.0 x 2.3 x 0.4 inches). Further, the device is incredibly lightweight at a mere 51 grams.

Is Samsung Portable SSD T5 worth the money? [specs review]

Apart from the sleek design, the device is available in two distinct metal finishes - Deep Black and Alluring Blue.  For people with different storage requirements, the unit comes in four storage variants which include 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB models. As for the pricing, it will cost Rs. 13,500 for the 250GB model, Rs. 21,000 for the 500GB model, Rs. 40,000 for the 1TB model, and Rs. 80,000 for the 2TB model. Deep Black (1TB and 2TB models) and Alluring Blue (250GB and 500GB models).

The company further has confirmed that the T5 can withstand accidental drops of up to 2 meters (6.6 feet) due to no moving parts and a shock-resistant internal frame.

Coming to the driver software, Samsung Portable SSD T5 will come with an internal software for PCs and Macs based on the AES 256-bit hardware data encryption. "It makes it easy to configure security settings and receive the latest firmware and software updates," the company said.

The performance part, Samsung has said that the device comes with the latest 64-layer V-NAND technology that enables T5 to deliver industry-leading transfer speeds up to 540MB/s with encrypted data security in a compact and durable design, making it easier than ever for consumers to access their most valuable data anywhere, at any time.

Samsung Portable SSD T5 is the latest innovation in external storage with extraordinary speeds, sleek and solid form factor offering secure data protection and the convenience of multi-device flexibility.

Samsung even is providing a mobile app for Android smartphones and tablets for further convenience. The device also comes with the latest USB Type-C port and connection cable (also includes USB Type-C to A cable) to make it easy to use across numerous device. Finally, just as we write this article, Samsung Portable SSD T5 is already available at all major retail outlets.

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