Among the novelties brought Samsung at CES 2020 that is taking place in LAS Vegas it is also part of the Portable SSD T7 Touch, an external SSD with the sensor integrated fingerprint – is the first Samsung SSDS equipped with this component, underlines the south Korean manufacturer.

  • Technical characteristics
  • Availability and price

It is sold in denominations of memory to 500GB, 1TB and 2TB, combines compactness, speed (up to 10Gb/s thanks to the USB interface 3.2 Gen 2, and read / write speed equal to about double those of the previous T5, which has more than two years on the shoulders), and safety – both at the hardware level, by using the above-mentioned sensor of the fingerprint and the encryption 256-bit AES, via software with the ability to set a password for access to the data.

In the equipment also forms a part of the Motion LED, which allows to know what operations (data transfer, reading the impression, etc.) is making the SSD as the LED flashes. The whole is enclosed in a casing in aluminium, available in black and silver, with a total weight of 58 grams.

Technical features of the Samsung T7 Touch:

  • Capacity: 2TB, 1TB, 500GB
  • Interface: USB 3.2 (Jan 2, 10Gb/s) backward compatible
  • Size: 85 x 57 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 58 grams
  • Transfer speed:

    • up to 1,050 MB/s read
    • up to 1,000 MB/s write
  • Mode support UASP
  • Encryption AES 256-bit hardware
  • Security:

    • Software for the password protection
    • Fingerprint recognition
  • Colors black and silver
  • Connectivity: USB type C, USB-type C To a (cables supplied)
  • Compatibility: Windows, Mac, and Android

Note: Samsung T7 (non-touch) differs only by the absence of the fingerprint reader. The finishes of the shell, also, are yet to be determined.

Samsung Portable SSD T7 Touch will be available in Italy at the end of the month, with prices starting from 168,79 euro. In the second half of the year will arrive on the Samsung Portable SSD T7, which differs only by the absence of the fingerprint reader; prices and colors of this model will be communicated later on. Included in the price of both there is the warranty to 3 years.