Samsung launches T7 Touch portable SSD external device


Once again South Korean giant Samsung has proved that it is not just all about its smartphones but is also focusing about other products as well. The company recently showed off the latest addition to its already popular T-series portable SSD fleet. Samsung has launched the Portable SSD T7 Touch, which can be used as an external storage drive that works faster as the T5. The news is that this is the first time the company has integrated a finger-print sensor for security.

The T7 Touch has a speeds that reaches 1050 MB/s along with write speeds of 1000 MB/s. It is the bud-powered form factor which has made the SSD fleet of Samsung even more popular. The Samsung T7 Touch is available with different storage capacities including 2TB, 1TB and 500 GB. The 2TB version of the T7 is priced at $399.99, the 1TB version costs 229.99 while the 500 GB version has a price tag of $129.99.

Some of the characteristic features of the SSD device includes a USB-C interface with a support of USB 3.2 Gen 2 for 10 Gbps connectivity. Another feature of the SSD device is that it will provide backwards compatibility for the interfaces that no longer provide USB speeds. The T7 device is light weight with just 58 grams and measures 3.3 X 2.2 X 0.3 inches and is similar to the earlier versions of the Touch making it easy to carry and slip it in to a pocket.

Samsung has informed that the T7 Touch can recognize up to four fingerprints especially under situations when the device will be shared among more than one individuals. The users have to just hold their finger on the device to access the locked data. There is an LED light indicator which will help the users to determine if the drive is locked or unlocked. The company will also be launching a version without a fingerprint sensor.

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