IFA 2018: Samsung Portable SSD X5 is coming

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IFA 2018: Samsung Portable SSD X5 is coming. You work in the professional video editing or need for other reasons on the go lightning fast and reliable access to data? Samsung then presents a portable SSD that could be of interest to you at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Berlin.

Samsung SSD X5

The Samsung Portable SSD X5

The Samsung SSD will first be exhibited at the IFA 2018 in the CityCube Berlin new Portable SSD X5 relies on NVME SSD for extremely fast transfer rates with particularly compact dimensions. The external SSD is available in capacities of 500 GB over 1 TB and 2 TB. It weighs only 11.9 x 6.2 x 1.97 inches and weighs only 150 grams.

The accessories are protected on the road thanks to a robust metal housing. It provides dynamic temperature control and AES 256-bit hardware encryption.

High transfer rates via USB 3.1 Gen 2

You can connect the X5 via USB Type C port. However, you need devices whose USB ports are Thunderbolt-3 compatible. This only applies to the latest Macs and MacBooks or Windows PCs.

Because only through these ports, the hard drive achieves transfer speeds of up to 2,800 MB / s for sequential read and at least 2,300 MB / s for sequential write. The model with 500 GB of memory achieves at least 2,100 MB / s write speed.

For applications, Samsung calls editing 4K videos, creating real-time 3D rendering images or processing high-resolution footage in general.

Prices and availability

All models of the Samsung Portable SSD X5 will be available in Germany from September 3, 2018. The accessories come with a three-year warranty. The variant with 500 GB capacity should cost 419.90 euros (RRP), the 1-TB model 729.90 euros (RRP) and the 2-TB version 1.439.90 euros (RRP).

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