Samsung announces the X5, the company's first NVMe SSD

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Samsung has announced their new Samsung Portable SSD X5, the company's first portable storage product to rely on NVMe.

Claudio Cardile, Director for B2B Sales at Samsung Electronics Australia, says that “Samsung has developed the new Portable SSD X5 for people who demand the ultimate performance and portability and this includes people working in creative and digital fields who require fast, reliable technology that does not compromise on delivering the best possible outcomes.”

“The Portable SSD X5 will help Australians edit high resolution videos, render 3D images, and engage in other data-heavy activities quickly and on the go.

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 “This product breaks new ground for our premium SSD portfolio and will open our customers to incredible speed and storage, as well as read and write capacity.”

“With sequential read speeds of up to 2,800 MB/s*, the Portable SSD X5 marks a new chapter in portable storage for Samsung. Capable of transferring a 20GB 4K video file in approximately 12 seconds, we believe Australians will be amazed by what X5 will empower people to do.”

The X5 will be coming to Australia from September in various sizes, with an RRP of $629  for 50GB, $1,099 for 1TB and  $2,199 for 2TB.

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