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Samsung Launches its Latest External Storage Device ‘Portable SSD T7’

The T7 Touch also includes a three-year limited warranty with manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) of $129.99 for the 500GB, $229.99 for the 1TB and $399.99 for the 2TB

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South Korean tech giant Samsung on Thursday unveiled its latest external storage device – the Portable Solid State Drive (SSD) T7 Touch with an additional hardware security measure in the form of a built-in fingerprint sensor at CES 2020.

“Consumers who are constantly on the go between work, play and passion projects want to be able to securely carry their content with them. Now their data is secure thanks to the fingerprint recognition functionality incorporated into the product, which delivers industry-leading transfer speeds in a compact form factor,” Dr. Mike Mang, Vice President of Brand Product Biz Team, Memory Business at Samsung Electronics said in a statement.

According to the company, with a read speed of 1,050MB/s and a write speed of 1,000MB/s3, T7 is approximately twice as fast as its predecessor, the T5, and up to 9.5 times faster than external HDDs4.

Moreover, the device can reach its maximum speed when used with the NVMe interface.

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To get ahead in the fast-changing tech industry, Samsung said it will expand investment in burgeoning tech segments to propel growth. Wikimedia Commons

It also features a �Motion LED’, which allows the user to determine the status of the device simply with a single glance.

Available in a black and silver finish, the T7 Touch is offered in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB sizes, making it suitable for a wide range of use cases.

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The drive comes with a USB Type-C-to-C cable and a USB Type-C-to-A cable, and is compatible with Windows, Mac and Android operating systems.

The T7 Touch also includes a three-year limited warranty with manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) of $129.99 for the 500GB, $229.99 for the 1TB and $399.99 for the 2TB. (IANS)

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Samsung Display Plans To Invest $500mn in India To Set Up Manufacturing Unit

In India, Samsung Electronics has been in a fierce competition with Chinese rivals

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Industry insiders said new Samsung Display plant would help its parent company secure smartphone display panels at cheap prices and boost productivity. Pixabay

Samsung Display, South Korea’s major display panel maker and an affiliate of Samsung Electronics, plans to invest $500 million in India to set up a manufacturing unit.

According to US tech media outlet TechCrunch, Samsung Display filed an investment plan with India’s regulator earlier this month, saying the plant in Noida, near New Delhi, would produce smartphone displays

Samsung Display officials in South Korea confirmed that the company was preparing to set up a plant there, but declined to comment on the scale of investment, Yonhap news agency reported on Monday.

Last year, the company set up its India arm Samsung Display Noida Private Ltd.

In 2018, Samsung Electronics opened a smartphone manufacturing plant in Noida to expand presence in the world’s second-largest mobile phone market, after China.

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Samsung Display, South Korea’s major display panel maker and an affiliate of Samsung Electronics, plans to invest $500 million in India to set up a manufacturing unit. Wikimedia Commons

Industry insiders said Samsung Displays’ new plant would help its parent company secure smartphone display panels at cheap prices and boost productivity.

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In India, Samsung Electronics has been in a fierce competition with Chinese rivals. According to data from market researcher Counterpoint, Samsung Electronics is the second-largest smartphone vendor behind China’s Xiaomi Corp in India. (IANS)