Samsung has unveiled X5, its latest portable Thunderbolt 3 SSD. With Thunderbolt 3 technology, the SSD provides faster data transmission speeds. Need more features? Let’s keep checking.
Samsung X5 is an advanced and powerful portable SSD that measures 4.7 x 0.8 x 2.4 inches and weighs 5.3 ounces. As we can see from the images, the solid state drive shows off a sleek, streamlined appearance design, and the compact and slim form factor allows for easy carrying. Meanwhile, the body has non moving parts and is reinforced with magnesium alloy that can even withstand a 6ft drop, while its Dynamic Thermal Guard (DTG) technology helps maintain optimal performance and temperature, and a built-in heat sink keeps surface temperature below 45 degrees centigrade.
The portable SSD is available in three storage capacities: 1TB, 2TB and 500GB. Using a Thunderbolt 3 port, the NVMe-based X5 is able to deliver read/write speeds of 2,800/2,300 MB/s that are 5.2x/4.5x faster than a regular SSD with SATA interface. Furthermore, optional password protection based on AES 256-bit encryption securely protects your data.
Samsung X5 portable Thunderbolt 3 SSD starts from $399.99 USD. If you’re interested, jump to the product page for its more details.