Samsung has announced the launch of a new portable solid state drive, the Samsung Portable SSD X5 and it comes with Thunderbolt 3.
The new Samsung Portable SSD X5 comes with read speed of up to 2,800 MB/s and write speeds of up to 2,300 MB/S.
Samsung Electronics today unveiled its first NVMe™1-based portable solid state drive (SSD) – the Samsung Portable SSD X5 – achieving new levels of performance and reliability for external storage solutions. Based on the cutting-edge Thunderbolt™ 32 technology, the new X5 features exceptional speeds in a compact and durable form factor, making it an ideal portable storage for content creators and IT professionals on the go.
“As a leader in high-performance and reliable storage solutions, we are thrilled to continue to advance the external SSD market with the introduction of our first Thunderbolt 3 portable SSD,” said Dr. Mike Mang, vice president of Brand Product Marketing, Memory Business at Samsung Electronics. “The X5 is yet another testament to Samsung’s commitment to providing innovative portable storage solutions that enable faster transfer of large data files, saving users’ valuable time.”
You can find out more details about the new Samsung Portable SSD X5 over at Samsung at the link below, it will launch on the 3rd of September and prices will start at $399 for the 500GB model.