Inside the Box
Samsung PSSD T7 Touch
USB 3.2 Type-C to Type-A cable
USB Type-C to C cable
Quick start guide / Warranty statement
Design & Build Quality
The Samsung T7 Touch is slightly larger than a credit card at 85 x 57 x 8.0 mm if you ignore the thickness. It weighs only 58 g and can easily fit in your shirt or trouser pocket, but it can also easily get lost. An aluminium unibody with a matte finish and a subtle Samsung wording provide a nice feel. The drive has a square fingerprint sensor and a standard USB Type-C port.
The T7 Touch is built for speed and convenience. The embedded PCIe NVMe SSD provides theoretical read/ write speeds of up to 1050 and 1000 MB per second, respectively. The USB 3.2 Gen2 interface further aids in this massive transfer speed. It is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 interface, but will operate at a reduced speed.
Traditionally, large capacity external storage devices have used mechanical hard drives which are susceptible to physical wear and damage due to the moving parts. A Solid State Drive on the other hand uses semiconductor based flash memory, which is free of any moving part and hence not susceptible to physical damage in normal use. Also, the absence of moving parts makes it draw very low power compared to hard drives, and hence you do not need to supply additional power even to use it with a smartphone. A sturdy metal body ensures that the internal elements are protected from a reasonable amount of shock, up to two metres in the case of the T7 Touch. Furthermore, Samsung extends a 3-year limited warranty on the product.
The main feature of the T7 Touch is the built-in security options using AES 256-bit encryption. You have the option to secure your data with fingerprint or with your chosen password. The SSD’s operational status is indicated by a blue LED square around the fingerprint sensor.
The T7 Touch comes embedded with software for PCs and Macs. Once you install the software, you can set up password and fingerprint and also update the firmware. To connect with Android smartphones, you can download the Samsung Portable SSD software from the Play Store. It is also compatible with gaming consoles. The SSD does not support iOS devices.
The Samsung T7 Touch is available in black and silver colours in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB capacities.
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