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Lexar intros the SL200 portable SSD

Lexar has announced a new portable SSD, the SL200. Weighing in at just 40g, this external SSD features read speeds up to 550MB/s read and write speeds up to 400MB/s.

SL200 from Lexar comes with either 512 GB, 1 TB or 2 TB storage capacity and uses a USB 3.1 interface (likely Gen1, although this has not been specified). The read and write speeds of the portable SSD ar, according to Lexar, “four times faster than traditional external hard drives”. Lexar also states it has built the SSD with “exceptional resilience to harsh temperatures and vibration”, as the SL200 allows for storage temperatures that range from -40° C to 85° C.

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Lexar has also included 256-bit AES encryption with its SL200 to help the user feel secure when storing sensitive data on the drive. The SL200 package includes a USB Type-C to USB Type-C and USB Type-C to standard USB Type-A cable. The SSD measures 86 mm x 60 mm x 9.5 mm, or 3.39” x 2.36” x 0.37” (L x W x H), and weighs just 40.6 g / 0.09 lbs.

Additional information can be found on the product page HERE.

KitGuru says: What are your thoughts on the portable SSD from Lexar? What do you think of its speed and the storage capacities offered? 

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