- Blazing fast speeds (Double T5 speeds)
- Great construction
- AES-256 encryption
- Fingerprint sensor is fast
- USB-C and USB-A cables included
- Easy use on Android
Reviewers Didn’t Like
- IP68 would be a nice touch
- No bundled Samsung Cloud
- Aluminum can scratch and be scratched
- Requires USB 3.2 for max performance
Direct Competitors and Related Products
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Expert reviews and ratings
The diminutive dimensions and biometric scanner make the Samsung T7 Touch ideal for life on the road.
All told though, we really like the Samsung T7 Touch. If you’re shopping for a fast, durable, and attractive external storage solution with the security-related features offered by the drive, the Samsung T7 Touch Portable SSD would be a great choice.
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The Samsung T7 Touch is probably the fastest and most secure portable SSD you can buy today. With added security and faster transfer speeds, the T7 Touch is essential for power users and working professionals. If you are fed up with having to wait long…
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Samsung’s new T7 Touch is a very compact, fast-performing drive with not only AES-256 encryption but also a built-in fingerprint reader for extra security for your data.
The Samsung T7 Touch is an innovative portable SSD that takes data protection to the next level thanks to the built-in fingerprint sensor and AES 256-bit hardware data encryption. This is the first built-in fingerprint scanner that we have seen on a portable SSD and is what makes this drive special. If you are looking for a secure portable drive that offers fingerprint recognition on top of password protection this is the only solution on the market.
If you’ve ever found yourself wishing that you had more storage in a format that was easily connectable to any device, and also had enough security to deter less determined and knowledgable hackers the Samsung T7 Touch ticks every box. It looks gorgeous, is thin and light, and plenty fast enough for all your media needs. It’s much faster than SATA6 SSDs and wins the OC3D Enthusiast Award.
Perhaps not the absolute fastest out there, but a combination of speed, reliability, and security makes the new T7 Touch one worth buying for your portable data carry assuming your PC can get the most from it.
When compared to other drives of a similar speed, the SAMSUNG offers decent value, with a fingerprint scanner thrown into the mix alongside a sturdy unibody aluminium design and a three year warranty, it’s difficult to find a single flaw with the T7 Touch.
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