Crucial the consumer brand of Micron has unveiled a new pocket sized portable external SSD drive in the form of the Crucial X8 Portable SSD. The first portable SSD is now available to purchase and is available in both 500 and 1TB storage capacities priced at $120 and $165 respectively.
– 500GB CRUCIAL X8 PORTABLE SSD • USB 3.1 GEN-2 • UP TO 1050MB/S SEQUENTIAL READ
– 1TB CRUCIAL X8 PORTABLE SSD • USB 3.1 GEN-2 • UP TO 1050MB/S SEQUENTIAL READ
The Crucial X8 Portable external SSD drive supports Windows, Mac, iPad Pro, Chromebook, Android, Linux, PS4, and Xbox. Simply connect the SSD with a USB-C 3.2 interface or use our included adapters for USB-C or USB-A connections. The SSD has been tested against extreme temperatures, shock, vibration, and even a 7.5-foot drop, and features a unibody core of anodised aluminium. Crucial explains a little more about the new external SSD
“When you need ultimate peace of mind, trust the expert quality and engineering innovation of Crucial, a brand of Micron, one of the leading flash storage manufacturers in the world. The Crucial X8 Portable SSD is backed by a 3-year limited warranty worldwide. Enjoy comprehensive support materials, such as operating instructions for various platforms and articles on maximizing your drive’s performance. Store your photos, videos, and files with confidence. You can use Windows Backup, macOS Time Machine, Windows Bitlocker to Go, and Apple FileVault, along with third-party endpoint-protection software suites like Symantec and McAfee. “