Dependable Storage in an information driven world

Sep 18. 2017

Samsung’s T5 is built with V-NAND technology as well as encrypted data security

It’s become a universal truth that we capture our lives digitally. Whether it’s our kid first step, our pets funniest moments or just our daily selfies. We need a reliable place to store these memories from where they can be easily retrieved.

To keep your smartphone functioning optimally you need to move your fav’ pics to a reliable storage device and that is exactly what the Samsung SSD T5 offers. This portable solid-state drive (PSSD) raises the bar and includes USB–C to C and USB-C to A connection cables for enhanced compatibility across numerous devices when transferring data such as high-resolution photos, 4K videos and huge project files.

The T5 features Samsung’s latest 64-layer V-NAND technology and delivers industry-leading transfer speeds with encrypted data security in a compact and durable design. The new device makes it easier than ever for consumers to access their most valuable data anywhere and anytime with complete peace of mind.

“Samsung continues to push the envelope with innovative technologies which cater to our consumers’ needs. We are confident that the T5 will exceed expectations for external storage by offering faster processing speed while remaining lightweight and conveniently pocket-sized. It is the ideal portable storage device for anyone who is looking for aa fast, durable and secure device,” says Craige Fleischer, Director Integrated Mobility at Samsung South Africa.


Delivering speeds of up to 540 MB/s 1 , which is 4.9 times faster 2 than external HDD products, the T5 is designed to give instant, easy access to data. It is also smaller than an average business card at 74 x 57.3 x 10.5 millimeters and incredibly lightweight. Weighing a mere 51 grams, the T5 comfortably fits in the palm of your hand. It also has an exquisite aluminum exterior which comes in two distinct metal finishes of Deep Black (1 TB and 2 TB models) and Alluring Blue (250 GB and 500 GB models).
The T5 has no moving parts, it boasts a shock-resistant internal frame and can withstand accidental drops of up to 2 meters (6.6 feet) 3.


The Samsung Portable SSD Software 4 is compatible with PCs and Macs, and with AES 256-bit hardware data encryption, configuring security settings and updating to the latest firmware and software. In addition, a mobile app is available for Android smartphones and tablets.


Fleischer says that Samsung has again demonstrated that it understands the daily challenges that their consumers face and giving them the solutions to live a better life. and the T range storage devices are a perfect example of this. It also gives you additional peace of mind because it adheres to the highest international security standards, through encrypted data security that requires a user password to access your data and protect it from prying eyes


Now you can snap every moment of your toddler’s life, your animal’s quirks and even daily selfies knowing that the Samsung SSD T5 has enough space for them all. Happy snapping!


About Samsung Electronics Co.,Ltd.
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For further information, please contact:

Noma Mbatha
PR Worx
011 896 1818
061 258 2723
Noma@prworx.co.za

Phathutshedzo Nepfumbada
Samsung Electronics South Africa
011 549 1646
078 213 4975
p.nepfumbada@samsung.com


 

1 Performance may vary depending on host configuration. To reach maximum transfer speeds of 540 MB/s, the host device and connection cables must support USB 3.1 Gen 2 and UASP mode must be enabled.
2 Based on internal test results compared to a Samsung external HDD 500 GB. Test system configuration: Asus® Strix Z270E Gaming motherboard, Intel® Core i5-7600 @3.5 GHz, DDR4 1066 MHz 8 GB, OS-Windows® 10 x64, Performance measurements based on CrystalDiskMark 5.2.1.
3 The internal free fall shock test was conducted under controlled conditions.
4 Software requires Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), Android 4.4 (KitKat), or higher. Older versions of the Windows, Mac, and Android operating systems may not be supported. Firmware update requires PC or Mac connection.