|Item Model Number||MU-PA1T0B/WW|
|Item Dimensions L x W x H||38 x 164 x 112 millimetres|
|Flash Memory Size||1 TB|
|Product Dimensions||3.8 x 16.4 x 11.2 cm; 51 g|
|Item Weight||51 g|
|Manufacturer||Samsung Electronics Australia PTY LTD|
|Is Discontinued By Manufacturer||No|
|Date First Available||17 November 2017|
Samsung Samsung T5 1TB USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps, Type-C) External Solid State Drive (Portable SSD) Deep Black (MU-PA1T0B),Deep Black,1TB,MU-PA1T0B/WW
- Performance of up to 540 MB/s, up to 4.9x faster than external HDD
- Interface: USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Up to 10Gbps). Backwards compatible
- Durable: Shock resistant internal frame lets the T5 withstand falls from up to 2m
- Security: Optional password protection and AES 256 bit hardware encryption
- Compatibility: Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), Android 4.4 (KitKat), or higher. Older versions may not be supported
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Samsung Portable SSD T5 helps to boost data transfer speeds to the next level and unleashes a new experience in external storage. With a compact and durable design and password protection, the T5 is truly easy to carry and is designed to store data securely. With Samsung V-NAND flash memory and a USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface, the T5 provides transfer speeds of up to 540 MB/s, that's up to 4.9x faster than most external HDDs. Transfers and backups of large-sized data including 4K videos and high-resolution photos should be much quicker and faster than most external HDDs. The top to bottom metal design and rounded unibody is designed to fit comfortably in the palm of your hand. The T5 comes in two distinct aluminum finishes - an alluring blue for 250GB and 500GB models and a deep black for 1TB and 2TB models. Smaller than the average business card, weighing just 51 grams and only 10.5 mm thick. The compact, light and slim T5 is the perfect portable storage. Stay worry-free. The T5 has no moving parts and a sturdy metal body, so it can handle most drops of up to 2 meters. The optional password protection with AES 256-bit hardware encryption keeps your personal and private data more secure. The T5 comes embedded with new intuitive software for the latest PCs and Macs to easily set the password and get the latest firmware updates. You can also download the mobile app for compatible Android smartphones and tablets. Connect the T5 to an extensive range of devices from PCs, Macs, smartphones and other devices. The included USB Type-C to C cable and USB Type-C to A cable give you seamless connectivity without the hassle of purchasing additional adapters. Carry your work and entertainment with you. The Portable SSD T5 gives you simple and convenient access to your massive data to help you complete tasks quickly and on the move. Take along your documents, large-sized photos or videos and get things done wherever you go.
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Fast Transfer Speeds
Rapidly transfer and backup 4K videos, movies, graphic-intensive games and other massive files. The T5 boasts amazing speed and security. With Samsung V-NAND flash memory and a USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface, transfer data at up to 540 MB/s*, that’s up to 4.9x faster than external HDDs**.
*Performance may vary depending on host configuration. To reach maximum transfer speeds of 540 MB/s, the host device and connection cables must support USB 3.1 Gen 2 and the UASP mode must be enabled. **Based on internal test results compared to a Samsung external HDD 500GB. Test system configuration: Asus Strix Z270E Gaming motherboard, Intel Core i5-7600 @3.5 GHz, DDR4 1066 MHz 4GB, OS-Windows 10 x64, Performance measurements based on CrystalDiskMark 5.2.1.
More Colour Choices
Make it your favorite accessory. The T5 brings more style to computing with chic colors, sleek casing and elegantly curved sides. The new rose gold and metallic red* aluminum finishes offer you even more color choices across different storage capacities**.
*Color options vary by storage capacity. 250GB model available in alluring blue. 500GB model available in alluring blue, rose gold and metallic red. 1TB model available in deep black, rose gold, and metallic red. 2TB model available in deep black. **1GB=1,000,000,000 bytes, 1TB=1,000,000,000,000 bytes. Lower capacity may be demonstrated by your computer due to use of a different measurement standard.
Compact and light
Incredibly light and about the size of a credit card. Weighing just 51 grams, and only 10.5 mm thick, the top to bottom metal design and rounded unibody fits comfortably in the palm of your hand. Portable and slim, the T5 goes anywhere and never weighs you down.
Solid and Secure
Complete peace of mind. With no moving parts and a sturdy metal body, the T5 can handle most drops of up to 2 meters*. The optional password protection keeps all your personal and private data secure.
*The internal free fall shock test was conducted under controlled conditions.
The T5 comes embedded with new intuitive software for PCs and Macs* to easily set the password and get the latest firmware updates. You can also download the mobile app for compatible Android smartphones and tablets**.
*Software requires Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), Android 4.4 (KitKat), or higher. Older versions of the Windows, Mac and Android operating systems may not be supported.
**Firmware update requires PC or Mac connection. Android app available on Google Play. Internet connection required. Data and or other charges may apply.
Any Device, Anywhere
Plug the T5 into your PC, Mac, smartphone, or gaming console* for lightning-fast access to memories, entertainment and more. USB Type-C to C and USB Type-C to A cables** are included for effortless convenience, especially when you're on the move.
*Compatibility with host devices may vary. Some operating systems may require T5 reformatting. Please find the compatible devices list on Samsung website.
**T5 is compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.
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As a back up drive for my photos when travelling it is sublime. Very light, no moving parts to break, impact resistant and of course it’s compact. Copying to and from the T5 is super fast.....5 times faster than my 2 1/2” La Cie drive. Very highly recommended.
Well worth the price.
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Speed : Blazing Fast !
Size : Barely the size of a Visiting Card.
It comes with two Cables :
USB C to C (for connecting it to an Android device)
USB C to A (for connecting to a PC/Mac)
Both support USB 3.1
1. Highly compact
2. High amount of transfer speed (Only if you have USB 3.0 port on PC / Laptop)
3. 150mb+ transfer rate
4. TESTED: Copied 5 GB movie file in 18 seconds
Go for it guys...!!!
1. Super light weight
3. Supports Type C to Type C and Type C to Full USB (Both cables in package)
1. Unstable connection using provided usbs, They do not fit in completely nor lock in
2. Speeds like 30-80 Megabyte per seconds even after being ssd connected to Usb 3.1, thunderbolt or type c connection on laptop/desktop/mobile phone (I have note 9)
3. Super costly, we are paying just for portability and weight. Not enough gains compared to other normal external storage options
I am still going to keep using as I bought for compact design and type c-type c use case
2)Built quality's if wires -5** (never seen such a high quality in wires)
3)colour- good but I have to check how many days it last..so..4** for now
5) finally FAST..DONT HOPE BIG
a)time taken to transfer 1gb=40sec
b)time taken to transfer 100gb file at a time=1hour ...
Only 250mb/sec speed inUSB 3.0 so...3**
RATED 3 BECAUSE THE LIE ABOUT SPEED IN 3.0 PORT
CON: Wish it had some LED lights or something to indicate activity. Also, you don't get a full 500 GB, you get only around 465 GB. I knew from previous reviews that is expected ... but still, a little disappointed about all vendors (not just samsung) twist the GB figures (they never use multiples of 1024 instead they will use 1000) and don't reveal exactly what you are getting in their advertisements.
Bought at 5,999
It was quickly delivered to me by Amazon.
The product packaging was secured and there was no damage.
*There is type c to typc c and type c to usb a cable present in the box
*works with android
*Drop proof upto 2m
*Firmware updates regularly
*3 years warranty
Compare it with internal SSD with same price: 500GB vs 1TB storage, 540 MB/s vs 6 GB/s.
Only pro is it's portability. I should've bought an internal SSD and a dock to make it portable and enjoyed double the benefits offered by this in the same price. Or rather use it as internal only and get 12x more speed than this.
Only if you need portability, durability and light weight, over higher specs, go buy this.
It's usable space is 465GB, 35GB space less.
Write speed is 26.2Mbps (Max).
Read speed is 32.6Mbps (Max).
I was expecting atleast speed would be 400+Mbps.
I have ordered for a replacement hoping for genuine product to receive.