Unless you need to move huge amounts of information around, external hard drives with USB connection are almost a thing of the past, and that’s what External SSD also with USB connectivity are increasing as they become cheaper and with greater capacities available. If you are one of those people who needs high performance external storage media, you will be interested to know that there is now the SanDisk 480 GB Portable SSD with an interesting to offer with which you will save a lot of money.
One of the main advantages of external SSDs is that they usually take up the bandwidth of the USB interface
SanDisk portable SSD, with up to 520MB / s performance
One of the main characteristics of this SSD is that it is shock resistant (according to the manufacturer withstands drops up to 2 meters high), water and dust, and although it is not submersible, this makes it ideal for transporting it from one place to another without worrying about the data inside being damaged. In this new 2021 version (the previous one was from 2018) SanDisk has slightly modified the aesthetics, replacing the hole it had in one of its corners to be able to attach it with a piece of rubber that allows you to do the same. but in a simpler way.
On the performance side, the SanDisk Portable SSD 2021 continues to equip a SATA interface SSD inside capable of yielding up to 520MB / s read speed and up to 480MB / s write speed, so that you can exchange data with the device to which you connect it quickly and efficiently; Of course, the device has a USB 3.0 interface with a USB-C connector on the SSD side and with a standard Type-A connector on the connection side to the other device, its compatibility is therefore universal and you can use it on PC, Mac and consoles without problem.
Offer price and availability
Right now the SanDisk Portable SSD 2021 is on sale on Amazon Europe in its 480GB variant, which has a 23% discount and is priced below 60 dollars, so the offer is really good. This unit is available in variants up to 2TB (although they do not have an offer) and you can also find it in its PRO variant which reaches 2000MB / s since it integrates an NVMe SSD into the unit. ‘indoor and with capacities up to 4 TB, although in this case they are not on sale at the moment.