Samsung launches the stylish new Portable SSD T1 in India

Samsung recently launched the new Portable SSD T1 which is a stylish external portable solid state drive. It is designed for speed and security and is an ideal gadget for business travelers, content creators and professionals who need a secure local storage which can be easily carried and used.

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The new Portable SSD T1 carries many advantages over regular hard drives. The most important advantage is speed. Since, there are no moving parts in SSD, T1 offers 3-7 times faster speed as compared with external hard drive. The write speed is also 100 times faster and can be used in many fields like gaming. Media, movie production and designing.  It is also one of the safest devices in the world as it used 256 bit hardware encryption. The Portable SSD T1 is powered by 3D vertical NAND technology and it has recently been awarded at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show.

Key Features of Portable SSD T1:

  • Speed: The device offers much faster speed than normal hard disk drives and it features read/write speed of 450 MB/s with a USB 3.0 interface and random read/write speed in between 8000-21000 IOPS.
  • Safety: It is easy to set up and protect thanks to its intuitive user interface. The device used AES 256 bit hardware encryption so a one user set password is enough to secure the drive. Due to no moving parts, there is no need to worry about any bumps and drops as it is much more durable then HDDs. The device features dynamic thermal guard which will activate in extreme temperature conditions to protect the drive and any stored data
  • 3D V-NAND Technology: The Samsung’s own 3D V-NANA Technology allows to store more in small form factor. It features a unique vertical design that stacks 32 cell layers which result in higher density and higher performance using a smaller footprint.
  • Design: The device is slim and compact in shape which is why it is easier to carry. It looks like an average business card holder and weighs only 30 gms. It features premium black chrome metal coating and laser patterning which makes it stylish and fashionable.

Portable SSD T1 is compatible with both Windows and Mac PCs and uses exFAT file system which means there is no need to reformat for different type of computer.


The device comes with a 3 year warranty and is priced at INR 12,000, INR 18,000 and INR 35,000 for 250GB, 500GB and 1 TB storage space respectively. It is available at all leading online stores including Flipkart, Amazon and SnapDeal. It will soon be available on retail stores as well.

Author: Deepak Kumar

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