The South Korean electronics major, Samsung, has announced the launch of its new range of storage devices in India. The company has launched two storage devices – Portable SSD T7, a fast and compact external storage device and the internal 870 QVO SSD. The earlier one comes with a compact metal body design and thermal durability while the latter features a capacity of up to 8TB.
“With a focus to deliver best-in-class products, our latest SSDs come with industry-leading speed, capacity, and reliability. While the Portable SSD T7 will match our consumers’ fast-paced lifestyle with its quick transfer speeds supported by NVMe technology and compact metal body design, the latest internal 870 QVO SSD will allow consumers to enjoy the performance benefits of an SSD with HDD-like capacities. We are confident these new SSDs will cater to the evolving needs of our consumers with their high storage capacity, quick transfer speed and superior performance,” said Akash Saxenaa, Senior Director, Enterprise Sales, Samsung India.
According to the company, Samsung’s Portable SSD T7 is compact and sleek that comes with a metal body design offering durability as well as portability. The transfer speeds currently available based on the USB 3.2 Gen 2 standard. The Samsung storage device is of the size of a business card with up to 2TB of data. It can reach a maximum read and write speed of 1,050MB/s and 1,000MB/s, respectively perfect for photographers, console gamers, archiving users, media and business professionals. The portable SSD T7 provides enough capacity and speed for consumers to securely store data whether on PC, tablet, smartphone, or gaming console. The SSD is also stock resistant which has an AES 256-bit hardware encryption for better security. In order to prevent overheating the company has used DTG (Dynamic Thermal Guard) and ePCM (Encapsulated Phase Change Material) to protect the device from thermal damage.
Whereas the Samsung 870 QVO SSD is a second-generation quad-level cell (QLC) flash drive that comes with a capacity of up to 8TB. It comes with a read and writes speeds of up to 560 MB/s and 530 MB/s, respectively with the SATA interface. The TurboWrite technology allows the device to maintain peak performance levels using a large variable SLC buffer. The internal 870 QVO SSD is equipped with 9x layer V-NAND characteristics along with a new controller with an advanced ECC algorithm. As per the company, it can deliver a worry-free endurance up to 2,880 terabytes written (TBW), or a three-year limited warranty.
Portable SSD T7 and Internal 870 QVO SSD pricing and availability
The Portable SSD T7 comes in a storage capacity of 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB size. The price of this storage device starts at Rs 9,999 for 500GB, Rs 17,999 for 1TB, and Rs 29,999 for 2TB. It will be available in colour options of Metallic Red, Indigo Blue and Titan Gray.
The Samsung internal 870 QVO SSD comes with a price tag of Rs 9,999, Rs 19,999, Rs 39,999 and Rs 74,999, respectively. According to the company, SSD T7 will be available across all the offline as well as online retailers. While the internal SSD 870 QVO will be available from July 20.
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