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CES 2016 | Samsung Portable SSD T3 coming in February

Samsung Portable SSD T3 V-NAND portable drive with TurboWrite
Samsung Portable SSD T3
This new portable drive that is on display at CES features V-NAND memory and TurboWrite technology, offering up to 2 TB storage capacity.

One year after unveiling the Portable SSD T1 drive, Samsung unveils the Portable SSD T3, an external SSD that offers up to 2 TB of storage space and features V-NAND and TurboWrite. According to the official press release, this drive "provides advanced performance" in a premium, palm-sized package, allowing its users "to quickly and easily store and transfer large multimedia content across a variety of devices."

These are the highlights of the Samsung Portable SSD T3 drive:

  • Capacities: 250 GB, 500 GB, 1 TB, 2 TB
  • Interface: USB 3.1, USB 2.0
  • Weight: less than 2 oz
  • Transfer speed: up to 450 MB/s (sequential)
  • Encryption: AES 256-bit (hardware)
  • Shock resistance: 1500 G

The Portable SSD T3 is covered by a 3-year limited warranty and will hit the US market next month. In the meantime, it can be seen at Samsung Electronics’ booth (#11906) in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention  Center. Information on pricing should become available locally at launch.

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Codrut Nistor, 2016-01- 4 (Update: 2024-05-28)