So what makes this SSD so special?
Samsung’s V-NAND flash memory combined with a USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface ensures that the T5 provides transfer speeds of up to 540 MB/s, that’s up to 4.9x faster than external HDDs.
Transfers and backups of large-sized data including 4K videos and high-resolution photos will be much quicker and faster and the top to bottom metal design and rounded unibody fits comfortably in the palm of your hand.
The T5 has no moving parts and a sturdy metal body, so it can handle drops of up to 2meters. The optional password protection with AES 256-bit hardware encryption keeps your personal andprivate data more secure. It’s all confidently backed by a 3-year limited warranty.
This SSD is smaller than the average business card, weighing just 51 grams, and at only 10.5 mm thick the compact, light and slim T5 is the perfect portable storage.
And above all, it really is as simple as plugging in and playing. All you have to do is connect the T5 to an extensive range of devices from PCs, Macs, smartphones and other devices*. The included USB Type-C to C cable and USB Type-C to A cable will give you seamless connectivity without the hassle of purchasing additional adapters.
It comes embedded with new intuitive software for PCs and Macs to easily enable you to set the password and get the latest firmware updates. You can also download the mobile app for Android smartphones and tablets
*Software requires Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), Android 4.4 (KitKat), or higher.
– Compatible with USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gbps), backwards compatible.
– Stay worry-free as the T5 has no moving parts and a sturdy metal body, it can handle drops of up to 2 meters.
– Compact and light at only 51g.
– Fast transfer speeds of upto 540 MB/s.
– Password encryption to keep your data secure.
– Easy connection to a variety of devices.
The Samsung T5 External SSD provides up to 500GB of storage capacity for notebooks, desktops, and mobile devices sporting a typical USB interface or a reversible USB Type-C port. The T5 portable SSD utilizes a Samsung MGX controller and 3-bit 3D V-NAND MLC flash technology to deliver fast read speeds of up to 540 MB/s and write speeds up to 515 MB/s.
To keep up with this level of performance, USB 3.1 technology is on board and supports transfer speeds of up to 10 Gb/s. For keeping your data safe, the T5 is armed with an AES 256-bit hardware encryption engine, which helps prevent unauthorized access.
Aside from protections, Samsung includes one USB Type-A to USB Type-C cable and one USB Type-C to USB Type-C cable, so you can use the T5 portable drive with your current and future gear.
Get your Samsung T5 External SSD here in 256GB and 500GB models