Samsung announced a portable Solid state drive T3, an external SSD which wil have a storage capacity up to 2 Terra Bytes and is equipped with Vertical NAND (V-NAND) and SSD TurboWrite technology.
The available capacities will be 250GB, 500GB, 1TB and 2TB. 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, that is almost 4 times faster than the external HDDs. The responsiveness is as fast as internal SSD with random read/write speed, that is around 240 times faster than external HDD.
Price of the devices are
250GB - INR 10,999
500GB - INR 18,999
1TB – INR 37,999
2TB - INR 74,999
The device will also have 256 bit hardware encryption, and it is easy to set a password and protect your data from unwanted access.
Samsung SSD T3 will be compatible with devices like Android Smart phones, Tablets, TVs, PCs etc. as it will using exFAT file system which a widely accepted one. The SSD will be compatible with USB 3.1 and USB 2.0, while you will bet optimum performance on USB 3.1.
T3 will be coming with a 3 Year warranty and will be available in the market by the end of March 2016.
Samsung India Electronics today announced the launch of Samsung Portable SSD T3, a premium, palm-sized, external solid state drive (SSD) that offers multi-terabyte (TB) storage capacity. Equipped with Samsung’s proprietary Vertical NAND (V-NAND) and SSD TurboWrite technology, the T3 drive provides advanced performance, enabling consumers, content creators, business and IT professionals, to quickly and easily store and transfer large multimedia content across a variety of devices.
Representing a major step forward for external, mobile storage, SSDs offer a truly dependable and versatile solution. Samsung is leading the market by offering a new 2TB T3 SSD, along with a wide range of capacity options including 250GB, 500GB and 1TB.
“With digital content on the rise, consumers, content creators, and business professionals are in need of a high-speed, reliable and secure storage which is accessible from multiple devices such as PCs, smartphones and tablets. Samsung is leading the way in redefining and revolutionizing the external storage market with the success of Portable SSD T1 launched in 2015. We will set new benchmarks with the new Portable SSD T3 without compromising on storage capacity, style and security,” Mr. Sukesh Jain, Vice-President, Samsung India Electronics, said.
The benefit of the new Portable SSD T3 is the blazing-fast read/write speeds that facilitate quick transfer of data. It is truly an on-the-go device, which gives high flexibility to users owing to its compatibility with laptops, desktops, TVs and android devices. Thanks to its AES-256 bit hardware encryption, it is a preferred choice for transferring sensitive files. With this, users can easily manage their password settings on the move. The new portable SSDs would enrich the lives of consumers as well as enterprises from various walks of life including gamers, media, movie production, architects, and designers, among others.
The security features of the drive also make it among the safest in the world. With 256 bit hardware encryption, the T3 is safer than keeping your money in a bank.