Portable SSD power anytime, anywhere.

Go further, faster with the Samsung Portable SSD T5.


The Samsung Portable SSD T5 combines speed, reliability and connectivity in a compact and lightweight storage device.


  • Available capacities: 250 GB, 500 GB, 1 TB, 2 TB 
  • Samsung V-NAND technology 
  • Aluminium chassis with shock-resistant reinforced inner frame 
  • Smaller than the average business card: 74 × 57.3 × 10.5 mm 
  •  USB 3.1 Gen2 interface with UASP support; backwards compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 
  • Data transfer speeds of up to 540 MB/s (with UASP support) 
  •  Security software with password protection for optional AES 256-bit hardware encryption as well as Dynamic Thermal Guard temperature monitoring. 
  • Compatible from Windows 7, Mac OS 10.9 (Mavericks) or later and Android 4.4 (Kitkat) or later. 
  •  USB Type-C to C and USB Type-C to A cables included 
  • 3-year limited manufacturer’s warranty




With advanced Samsung V-NAND technology, the T5 provides transfer speeds of up to 540 MB/s, which is up to 4.9x faster than other standard external HDDs. Perform transfers and backups of 4K UHD videos, high-resolution photos and large graphics in mere seconds.


Example transfer times from a notebook to a Portable SSD T5

4.8 GB 4K UHD video

12 sec.


3 GB Full HD video

7 sec.


100 photos, each 2.8 MB

3 sec.

Compact and solid.

The unibody chassis is made from one piece of cast iron and is rounded to fit in the palm of the hand. A special, internal frame absorbs shocks, so that it can handle falls from 2 m, leaving stored data generally unaffected. The T5 comes in two colours—Ocean Blue for 250 GB and 500 GB capacities, and Deep Black for the 1 TB and 2 TB models.

  • Lightweight at approx. 51 g
  • Shock-resistant from heights of up to 2 m
  • Smaller than a business card
  • Aluminium unibody chassis

Secure and ready to use.

Secure your sensitive data with 256-bit AES standard hardware encryption and optional password protection. The integrated software for Windows and Mac allows password management, capacity overview, updates and installation of current firmware versions as well as a set-up assistant. The mobile app for Android is available for download from the Google Play Store.
Versatility thanks to the USB port—transfer your data quickly and easily to your PC and notebook, smart TVs, smartphones and tablets.