Samsung launches T5 Evo SSD with up to 8TB storage capacity – Times of India

Expanding its SSD lineup, Samsung announced the T5 Evo, its latest lightweight portable Solid-State Drive (SSD). The company's new SSD drive has a more compact design than previous offerings and brings improved speed and storage capabilities.
Samsung T5 Evo: Features
The Samsung T5 EVO is a high-performance portable SSD based on USB 3.2 Gen 1, offering data transfer speeds 3.8 times faster than external HDDs. With sequential read and write speeds of up to 460 megabytes per second (MB/s). Facilitates fast and efficient transfer of large files. The T5 EVO combines improved portability and ergonomic design, shrinking to the size of a business card, while maintaining compact and lightweight features. It weighs only 102 grams. It measures 95mm wide, 40mm long and 17mm thick. It is available in up to 8TB storage options.
The device features thermal protection technology that aims to prevent overheating and uses hardware data encryption for enhanced security, ensuring optimal user performance and data protection on the go.
Samsung T5 Evo: Price and Availability
T5 EVO is compatible with operating system and host devices such as macOS, Windows, smartphones/tablets and game consoles. The T5 EVO also includes Samsung Magician software, which provides a comprehensive set of drive management features, including real-time drive health checks, real-time authentication, performance benchmarks, and software updates.
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 SSD is priced at $189.99 for 2TB, $349.99 for 4TB, and $649.99 for 8TB. The T5 EVO is available worldwide starting today.

Samsung Portable SSD T5 EVO Product Specifications
interface USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)


abilities 2 TB 4 TB 8 TB
sizes 40 x 95 x 17 mm
Weight 2 102 grams
It is fulfilled Sequential reading up to 460 MB/s
Sequential recording up to 460 MB/s
Endurance Drop resistant 4 up to 2 m
safety encryption AES 256-bit hardware encryption
Software 5 Samsung Magician Software
compatibility Operating system Windows®, macOS®, Android™
Device 6 Computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones
Reliability Temperature 7 operational 0°C to 60°C
inoperable -40°C to 85°C
humidity 5% to 95% non-condensable
shock inoperable 1500g, duration: 0.5ms, 3 axes
vibration inoperable 20 ~ 2000 Hz, 20 g
certificates CE, BSMI, KC, VCCI, RCM, FCC, IC, UL, TUV, CB, EAC, UKCA, BIS
RoHS compliance RoHS 2
Warranty 8 Three (3) year limited warranty