Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Samsung Portable SSD T1, which is a stylish external portable solid state drive (SSD) designed for speed and security. The portable SSD T1 carries a 3 year warranty, and is available in 250GB, 500GB and 1TB at INR 12,000; INR 18,000 and INR 35,000, respectively. The device is available at leading online stores including Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal. It will soon be available at retail stores as well.
The portable SSD T1 provides fast speed compared to regular hard drives and saves users precious time with extremely fast read/write speeds.The SSD T1 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. Since it has no moving parts therefore the company claims that the T1 gives speeds between three times to seven times as fast as an external hard drive (HDD). 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 be ideally suitable for gamers, media, movie production, architects, and designers among others.
The Samsung portable SSD T1 not only incorporats secured but also durabel features. With just one user-set password, the drive is safe from unwanted access thanks to AES 256-bit hardware encryption. Unlike an external HDD, the Portable SSD T1 has no moving parts, so it can withstand bumps and drops and users do not need to worry about the wear and tear of moving parts that can result in lost or corrupted data. 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 SSD T1 also encompasses Samsung’s landmark 3D V-NAND technology, which consists of three important innovations: materials, structure and integration which result in more capacity, faster speed, outstanding endurance and superb power efficiency.
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 its look sleek and fashionable.
The Samsung portable SSD T1 works with both Windows and Mac PCs using the exFAT file system, eliminating the hassle of having to reformat for every type of computer.