Samsung Reveals Portable T5 EVO SSD With Large 8TB Capacity

Today Samsung has revealed its new portable T5 EVO SSD with a massive 8TB capacity within a compact format.

Samsung T5 EVO 8TB

The T5 EVO is Samsung’s latest portable SSD which utilises USB 3.2 Gen 1 to provide data transfer speeds up to 3.8 times faster than external HDDs with sequential read & write speeds of up to 460 MB/s. It features capacities of up to 8TB allowing users to store an immense amount of data within a small pocket-sized format. It measures 95 x 40 x 17mm (WxLxD) and weighs 102g and features a black frame with a titan grey ring for an overall premium look that can be strapped to a backpack. The metal body and rubberized surface also work to protect against external shocks giving you confidence when accidents happen.

What Samsung Had To Say

“For consumers who are looking for substitutes for traditional hard disk drives (HDDs), the T5 EVO — offering the largest-available capacity along with speed and durability in a compact design that fits in the palm of your hand is an innovative, new external storage option,” said Hangu Sohn, Vice President of the Memory Brand Product Biz Team at Samsung Electronics. “The T5 EVO is built to fulfill the needs of a wide range of consumers with diverse lifestyles. Its capacity of up to 8TB, fast speeds, compact design and data protection from external shocks are well-suited for users who want to store and access data anywhere, anytime.”

Price and Availability

The T5 EVO — available in 2TB, 4TB and 8TB sizes — comes with a USB Type-C-to-C cable and includes a
three-year limited warranty. The manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) are £159.99 for the 2TB,
£294.99 for the 4TB and £538.99 for the 8TB. The T5 EVO will be available in December.

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Jakob Aylesbury

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