Samsung introduced the T7 portable drives back in January 2020 and they have yet to see a refresh, and while they have already seen a few discounts that was mainly for the more expensive Touch variant. Today, the non Touch version is in Amazon's Epic Daily Deals offerings in the U.S. at up to 24% off, for that you can bag the 1TB size at $40 off for $129.99. The 500GB and 2TB are also discounted but at a lesser 20% and 9% off respectively.
You can view some of their highlights below:
- Transfers files nearly 9.5x faster than external hard disk drive (HDD). Reads up to 1,050 MB/s / Writes up to 1,000 MB/s on USB 3.2 gen 2 supported devices.
- Samsung recommends users to download the latest firmware update via the included Portable SSD Software 1.0 to ensure optimal performance
- Data transfer speed may vary depending on the user’s PC environment and the types of data being transferred. USB 3.2 Gen2 and UASP support are required for maximum transfer speed (1,050MB/s)
- Samsung recommends the usage of the included USB Type-C to C and USB Type-C to A cables. Non-original cables may cause performance degradation due to the varying internal resistance and maximum allowable currency
- Shock-resistant and withstands drops from 6ft.
- Advanced heat control: dynamic thermal guard (DTG) technology protects the T7(T7 Touch) from overheating by automatically slowing down data transfer if necessary. DTG technology enhances product safety and reliability by preventing the T7(T7 Touch) from reaching an excessively high temperature
- Built in password security, or use BitLocker.
In terms of construction, the new SSDs have an aluminum casing and feature a "motion sense" LED, which lets users know if the drive is being actively used. The device weighs in at 2.08 ounces and measures 3.3 x 2.2 x 0.3 inches.
Only the Blue variant is available at this price, if you want it in Red or Gray it will cost you an additional $10. These items qualify for free delivery, and in some regions, same-day delivery. Please note that Amazon has implemented a limited free return, please check details on the page. Standard manufacturer's warranty details must be claimed via the Samsung website when registering the product. As a reminder, this Amazon's Deal of the Day so it will end after today, October 22.
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