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New Samsung Portable SSD T9 features a USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 interface that offers up to 2,000 MB/s read/write speeds

Samsung has released the latest Portable Solid State Drive (SSD) T9, offering a stylish and portable design, while keeping data safe while on-the-with fast transfer speeds and ample storage.

“With advances in high-resolution photos and the rising popularity of 4K videos, professional content creators now face the necessity of transferring large amounts of data on a frequent basis,” said Hangu Sohn, Vice President of Memory Brand Product Biz Team at Samsung Electronics.  “The T9 offers a solution for professionals to alleviate the challenges that come with managing their data, and Samsung will continue to provide optimized memory solutions that enable professionals to fully concentrate on achieving their creative potential.” 

According to Samsung, the T9 delivers a maximum sequential read/write speeds of 2,000 megabytes-per-second (MB/s) on the USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 interface. This performance allow users to transfer a 4-gigabyte (GB) Full HD video in nearly two seconds. T9 also comes in 1-terabyte (TB), 2TB and 4TB variant. The T9 comes in a compact size, similar to that of a credit card, allows creators to carry their inspiration wherever they go with the least of limitations on their creative process.

Samsung designed the T9 under the concept of ‘luxury added to ruggedness’ based on the ‘rugged’ design concept of the T7 Shield. The curved diagonal lines and reverse carbon patterns on the surface of T9 gives the rubber a fabric-like feel for the user, like a luxurious wallet. 

Users of the T9 will have to worried less on durability as it offers resistant to drops of up to three meters high and guaranteed with a five-year limited warranty. Not only that, Samsung’s Dynamic Thermal Guard will efficiently minimizes the performance drops that can be caused by overheating, ensuring consistent and fast transfer speeds. Moreover, the T9 is designed in compliance with the international safety standard IEC 62368-1, making it an ideal choice for a wide range of demanding tasks with minimal heat transfer. 

The T9 will comes with Samsung Magician software for users to access features such as performance benchmark, security functions, firmware updates and real time health status check. With the new 8.0 version released in September 2023, all Samsung software such as Data migration, PSSD software, Card authentication tool, will be integrated to Magician software and the OS support range will be expanded, for Windows, Mac and Android user convenience.

T9 uses the USB Type-C power spec, where it helps to enhanced compatibility across operating systems such as Windows, macOS, smartphones and tablets, gaming consoles and professional high-resolution cameras. The T9 also comes with USB Type C-to-C and USB Type C-to-A cables.

The Samsung Portable SSD T9 is available to consumers worldwide on 3 October 2023.

Samsung Portable SSD T9 Product Specifications
InterfaceUSB 3.2 Gen 2×2 (20Gbps)
HardwareInformationCapacities 1)1TB2TB4TB
Dimensions 2)88 x 60 x 14mm
Weight 2) 122 grams
PerformanceSequential Read 3)Up to 2,000 MB/secUp to 2,000 MB/secUp to 2,000 MB/sec
Sequential Write 3)Up to 1,950 MB/secUp to 1,950 MB/secUp to 2,000 MB/sec
DurabilityDrop Resistant 4)Up to 3m
SecurityEncryptionAES 256-bit hardware encryption
Software 5) Samsung Magician Software
CompatibilityOperating System 6)Windows, macOS, Android
Device 6)PCs, Laptops, Tablets, Smartphones
ReliabilityTemperature 7)Operating0°C to 60°C
Non-Operating-40°C to 85°C
Humidity5% to 95% non-condensing
ShockNon-Operating1,500G, duration: 0.5ms, 3 axis
VibrationNon-Operating20~2,000Hz, 20G
RoHS ComplianceRoHS 2
Warranty 8)Five (5) Year Limited Warranty

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