5 Best Smartphones Under Rs.15,000 [April 2019]

Are you looking to buy the best smartphone under Rs.15,000? Don’t worry anymore. In this article, we will provide you with some suggestions for the best mid-range smartphone under Rs.15000.

These smartphones will offer reliable performance, exceptionally great battery life, and visually impressive camera quality. So in no particular order, these are best smartphones under Rs.15000 for the month of April 2019.

Best Smartphones Under Rs.15000

1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro

The entire Redmi Note series has ruled the mid-range smartphone market for many years and the Redmi Note 7 Pro is no exception to that. The Redmi Note 7 Pro boasts a complete metal and glass construction and the smartphone looks premium.

Best Smartphones Under Rs.15000

Redmi Note 7 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 675 processor coupled with Adreno 612 GPU. This smartphone offers great performance and it can effortlessly handle heavy multitasking and long gaming sessions.

One of the major highlights of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro is its 48-megapixel camera that captures detailed photos. Furthermore, the Remi Note 7 Pro boasts a massive 4000mAh battery that would easily last a day or more.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro Specifications

  • 6.3-inch Full HD+ display with a resolution of 1080 × 2340 pixels and 19.5:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor
  • Adreno 612 GPU
  • 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB storage which can be further expanded to 256GB using a microSD card
  • Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10 custom skin
  • 48MP rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture, 1/2″ sensor, 0.8µm pixel size, PDAF, and a secondary 5MP depth sensor
  • 13MP front-facing camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, USB Type-C
  • 4000 mAh battery with support to 18W (Quick Charge 4)

2. Samsung Galaxy M3O

The next best smartphone under Rs.15000 is the Samsung Galaxy M3O. The 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display on the Samsung Galaxy M30 is simply the best. This mid-range smartphone is powered by the capable Exynos 7904 octa-core processor, which can easily handle day to day tasks.

Best Smartphones Under Rs.15000

The Samsung Galaxy M30 packs a massive 5000mAh battery which can easily last two days with moderate usage. In addition to a primary and a depth sensor, the Samsung Galaxy M30 also packs an ultrawide lens which offers a new perspective to your photos.

Samsung Galaxy M30 allows users to expand the phone’s storage to up to 512GB using a microSD card. Presently, the Samsung Galaxy M30 runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo).

Samsung Galaxy M30 Specifications

  • 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 × 2340 pixels and 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • Exynos 7904 processor
  • Mali-G71 MP2 GPU
  • 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB storage which can be further expanded to 512GB using a microSD card
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • 13MP rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, a secondary 5MP depth sensor, and a third 5MP ultrawide lens with an f/2.2 aperture
  • 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 5000 mAh battery with support to 15W fast charging

3. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is another reliable smartphone under Rs.15000. Unlike other smartphones on the list, the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 runs on stock Android and it will soon receive the Android 9.0 (Pie) update.

Best Smartphones Under Rs.15000

 

The Zenfone Max Pro M2 sports a rigid construction and it’s glossy back is impressive as well. This smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC coupled with Adreno 512 GPU. Zenfone Max Pro M2 can effortlessly handle multitasking & gaming, as the Snapdragon 660 SoC is a tried and trusted processor.

The next major highlight of the Zenfone Max Pro M2 is it’s massive 5000mAh battery. Lastly, the Zenfone Max Pro M2 packs a dual camera setup that offers stellar results in good lighting conditions.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 Specifications

  • 6.26-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 × 2280 pixels and 19:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor
  • Adreno 512 GPU
  • 3GB/4GB/6GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB storage which can be further expanded to 512GB using a microSD card
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • 12MP rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture, 1/2.9″ sensor, 1.25µm pixel size, PDAF, and a secondary 5MP depth sensor
  • 13MP front-facing camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, microUSB 2.0
  • 5000 mAh battery with support to 10W fast charging

4. Honor 10 Lite

If you have been scouting for a perfect camera-centric smartphone under Rs.15000 then the Honor 10 Lite might impress you. In addition to camera hardware, the Honor 10 Lite heavily relies on AI and software processing to improve the quality of images.

Best Smartphones Under Rs.15000

Honor 10 lite is powered by the Hisilicon Kirin 710 processor coupled with Mali-G51 MP4 GPU. Presently, Honor 10 Lite runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9 custom skin. This custom skin consumes a considerable amount of resources. That said, EMUI 9 offers many useful features that are missing in stock Android.

Honor 10 Lite Specifications

  • 6.21-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 × 2340 pixels and 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • Octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 710 processor
  • Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
  • 3GB/4GB/6GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB/128GB storage which can be further expanded to 512GB using a microSD card
  • Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9 custom skin
  • 13MP rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture PDAF, and a secondary 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • 24MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, microUSB 2.0
  • 3400 mAh battery with support to 10W fast charging

5. Realme 2 Pro

The last best smartphone under Rs.15000 on the list is Realme 2 Pro. This mid-range smartphone sports a glass and metal construction that looks and feels premium. Furthermore, the teardrop notch on this smartphone is the least intruding among other phones on the list.

Best Smartphones Under Rs.15000

Similar to the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2, Realme 2 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC coupled with Adreno 512 GPU. The 3500mAh battery on the Realme 2 Pro is enough to power the device for a day.

Realme 2 Pro Specifications

  • 6.3-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 × 2340 pixels and 19.5:9 aspect ratio, Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor
  • Adreno 512 GPU
  • 4GB/6GB/8GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB storage which can be further expanded to 256GB using a microSD card
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with ColorOS 5.2 custom skin
  • 16MP rear camera with an f/1.7 aperture PDAF, and a secondary 2MP depth sensor
  • 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, microUSB 2.0
  • 3500 mAh battery with support to 10W fast charging

Editor’s Choice

The Redmi Note 7 Pro is possibly the best all-rounder smartphone and it even offers the best performance among all the smartphones mentioned in the list.

If you heavily rely on your smartphone for media consumption than the Samsung Galaxy M30 should be your pick. The AMOLED display on this smartphone is perfect for consuming media. Additionally, there’s plenty of storage on the Galaxy M30 and it even has a massive 5000mAh battery.

The ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M2 is for those who prefer stock android over blotted custom skins. As mentioned earlier, the Honor 10 Lite is perfect for those who want good camera performance.

So these were the five best smartphones under Rs.15000 that are worth buying. Do share your personal recommendations in the comments section below.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Might Have A 12GB RAM/1TB ROM Variant

Samsung will unveil the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S10 during MWC 2019 in Barcelona.

The Samsung Galaxy S10 might be the world’s first smartphone that offers 1TB of storage. So here’s everything you need to know about the RAM and storage on Samsung’s upcoming flagship smartphone.

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Samsung Galaxy S10: RAM And Storage

Recently, Samsung unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. The high-end variant of this flagship smartphone came with 512GB of internal storage which can be further expanded to up to 1TB using an external SD card.

Well, this time around Samsung might double the storage on the Samsung Galaxy S10.

According to some reliable sources, Samsung will announce three variants of the Samsung Galaxy S10.

These three variants might be the Galaxy S10, the Galaxy S10+, and the Galaxy S10 Lite. The higher end variant i.e. Galaxy S10+ might come with 12GB of RAM and 1TB of internal storage.

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Samsung Galaxy S10: Expected Specifications And Features

The Samsung Galaxy S10 will be powered by the Exynos 9 Series 9820 processor and the chipset will pack a neural processing engine that will drastically improve the AI performance of the Galaxy S10.

Samsung Galaxy S10 will outperform every present flagship smartphone in multiple aspects. The reliable Exynos processor coupled with 12GB of RAM will offer unmatched performance.

Similar to other Android OEM’s Samsung might also introduce an in-display fingerprint sensor on the Samsung Galaxy S10+.

In addition to that, the Galaxy S10+ might feature a quad-camera setup as well. This flagship device will sport a humungous 6.7-inch display but due to the bezel-less display, the physical dimensions of the device won’t be big.


Samsung Galaxy S10+ will be one of the most feature-rich smartphones of 2019. Do share your thoughts, opinions, and expectations for the Galaxy S10 in the comments section below.

Samsung W2019 Flip Phone Announced: The $2700 Flagship

Samsung is possibly the only brand that offers futuristic foldable smartphones and the good old flip phones. The South Korean tech giant recently announced its new flagship flip phone the Samsung W2019.

Apart from its form-factor this flip phone packs flagship grade specs and it’s almost double in price compared to any other flagship smartphone. So here’s everything you need to know about the Samsung W2019.

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Samsung W2019: Specifications And Features

Samsung W2019 is a premium flagship flip phone that sports two 4.2-inch AMOLED displays. These two displays have an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a resolution of 1920×1080. Similar to other flagship devices the Samsung W2019 is powered by the Snapdragon 845 processor and Adreno 630 GPU. The flip phone comes with 6GB RAM coupled with either 128GB or 256GB storage.

As for cameras, the Samsung W2019 features a dual camera setup consisting of a 12MP  variable aperture wide-angle lens and a 12MP telephoto lens. It is worth noting that the Samsung W2019 features the same dual-camera setup as on the Galaxy Note 9. The Samsung W2019 is backed up by a 3700mAh battery.

The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. Lastly, Samsung W2019 comes with a USB Type-C port but it lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Samsung W2019: Pricing And Availability

Samsung W2019 is available in Rose Gold and Platinum color variants. Presently, this premium flip phone only retails in China and will be exclusively available through China Unicom. The sales for this smartphone will begin on 11th November. The Samsung W2019 is priced for 18,999 CNY which roughly translates into $2270 or Rs. 1,95,000.

Samsung offers free screen and battery replacements for this flip phone twice a year. Do share your thoughts and opinions on the Samsung W2019 in the comments section below.

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Samsung Infinity Flex: The Foldable Smartphone

Samsung has been teasing foldable display for many years now. The South Korean tech giant has now finally come up with an actual prototype hardware. Samsung unveiled its foldable smartphone at the annual developer conference in San Francisco. So here’s everything you need to know about the Samsung Infinity Flex.

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Samsung Infinity Flex: Foldable Display

Samsung Infinity Flex is a foldable smartphone that sports a bigger 7.3-inch tablet like display and a smaller 4.5-inch smartphone-like display. This new foldable smartphone is made up of a “flexible and durable” material and it has a bulky form factor. Unlike, other 2018 flagship devices this foldable smartphone is not bezeless.

Samsung Infinity Flex Specifications

7.3-inch Display

  • Resolution: 1,536×2,152 pixels
  • Aspect ratio: 4.2:3
  • Screen density: 420 ppi

4.5-inch Display Specs

  • Resolution: 1,960×840 pixels
  • Aspect ratio: 21:9
  • Screen density: 420 ppi

Samsung claims that in a few months the foldable display smartphone will reach the mass production stage. As of now, Samsung hasn’t announced the actual naming of this smartphone but it may be called as the Galaxy F or Galaxy X.

Samsung Infinity Flex: Sofware

Samsung Infinity Flex
IMG: Verge

Samsung’s first generation foldable smartphone will run on a completely new One UI. This custom skin is primarily designed for the foldable smartphone and it helps enhance the overall experience while using a foldable display. Samsung stated that users can simultaneously use up to three applications on the bigger display.

Samsung Infinity Flex

Furthermore, app continuity allows users to continue using a particular application even after changing the form factor. Flipboard (a popular news application), is the one among few initial apps that will be compatible with the foldable display. So as to increase the compatibility of applications with foldable display Samsung is working closely with Google.

It is worth noting that, other companies like Huawei, LG, Xiaomi, and Lenovo might also unveil their foldable smartphones by next year. Consequently, Google is working to implement Android support for foldable smartphones.

Do share your thoughts and opinions on Samsung Infinity Flex in the comments section below.

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018): Specifications, Features, And Pricing

Today, Samsung announced its latest mid-range smartphone offering the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018). The major highlight of the Galaxy A7 is the triple rear camera setup. Samsung has also provided decent improvements regarding performance. That said, the phone still lacks behind a majority of mid-range devices like Poco F1, Nokia 7.1 Plus, and OnePlus 6. So here’s everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018).

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018): Features And Specifications

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) has an entire metal and glass construction that accompanied with Blue, Black, Gold and Pink colour variants look premium. Well, Samsung has placed the fingerprint sensor on the side of the phone, to make the design aesthetics seamless.

 Galaxy A7 features an impressive 6-inch Full HD+ super AMOLED infinity display. The display on the Galaxy A7 is possibly the best you can find on a mid-range smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy A7(2018) Specifications

  • 6-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with a resolution of 1080×2220 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9
  • 2.2GHz Octa-Core processor
  • 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128 GB Storage, expandable up to 512GB via micro SD card
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • 24MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, 8MP 120° Ultra Wide camera, 5MP f/2.2 depth camera
  • 24MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Dual SIM
  • 4G VoLTE, GPS + GLONASS, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80, Bluetooth v5, NFC
  • 3300mAh battery with adaptive fast charging
  • Dimension:159.8 x 76.8 x 7.5 mm; Weight: 168g

As of now, Samsung hasn’t unveiled the actual processor powering the Galaxy A7, but we can expect the Exynos 7885 Octa-Core processor to power the Galaxy A7. The major highlight of the Galaxy A7 (2018) is the triple rear camera setup, that is the first on any Samsung device.

The primary 24-megapixel sensor has a f/1.7 aperture and helps capture detailed photos. While the secondary 8-megapixel 120° ultra wide lens helps expand the field of view for wide-angle images. Lastly, the third 5-megapixel camera helps store depth information for portrait photos and improved low-light performance.

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018): Pricing

The smartphone will be initially introduced in selected European and Asian markets including India starting October. Samsung has priced the Galaxy A7 for a price of €349 or roughly US$ 407, and Rs. 29,385. Do share your thoughts and opinions on the Galaxy A7 in the comments section below.

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Samsung Teases Galaxy F Foldable Smartphone, To Launch Soon!

Samsung may soon unveil it’s much awaited foldable smartphone that has been in talks for many years now. As of now, there is no confirmation about the naming of the device. A majority of reliable sources are claiming that this new foldable phone will be called the Galaxy F or the Galaxy X. So here’s everything you need to know about this smartphone.

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Samsung Galaxy F: World’s First Foldable Smartphone

CEO of Samsung’s mobile division, DJ Koh recently said in an interview that a phone with a foldable display might be revealed at the Samsung Developer Conference which will take place in the month of November. Samsung wants to preserve some hype for its 10th generation Galaxy S device. Consequently, the Galaxy F is being launched in the month of November.

Earlier we have seen many prototypes of foldable smartphones, but this time around Samsung will come up with an actual unit. It is worth noting that, the manufacturing process of this foldable smartphone is fairly difficult. Hence, Samsung may not retail the device now. Koh admitted that the device is still not complete. However, he said that the development is in the final stages.

At IFA we saw that Huawei announced the world’s first 7nm manufacturing process based mobile processor. Surprisingly, Huawei may also unveil its foldable smartphone in November. This time around Samsung doesn’t want to lose the opportunity of being first in the world. Furthermore, Samsung has been working on this technology for years now.

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Foldable Display Smartphones: Rumoured Features And Pricing

Folding a smartphone will help users to customize the form factor of their device as per their preference. Users could even completely hide their phone’s display when not in use. A folding display coupled with additional software implementations can result in dozens of nifty features. Since its, the first generation of folding smartphones they have many limitations but where it can go is truly incredible.

The rumored cost of Samsung Galaxy F may be $2000. There are no official announcements about the internals of the smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy S10: Specifications and Features, Everything Known So Far

Samsung has been producing Android smartphones for around a decade now, and the company has helped in the development and evolution of smartphones. It was Samsung that introduced the concept of phablets with the Samsung Galaxy Note. Even companies like Apple had to follow the trend and manufacture larger phones like iPhone 6 Plus to compete with Android smartphones. One of the oldest and most popular flagship Android smartphone series that has evolved over the years is the Samsung Galaxy S series.

Next year Samsung will launch the 10th generation device of the Galaxy S series. The smartphone will possibly be perfect in almost every single aspect. So here’s everything we can expect from the Samsung Galaxy S10.

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Samsung Galaxy S10: Design And Display

Samsung Galaxy S10 might come with entirely new design aesthetics, as Samsung has used the Galaxy S8 based design in around four flagship devices. The Samsung Galaxy S10 will be launched in three different display sizes. Well, Samsung has always ranted the notch based display on the iPhone’s. Consequently, Samsung won’t use a notch based display on the Galaxy S10.

IMG: Concept Creator

Though, its clear that the bezels are reduced to almost negligible size. Furthermore, so as to achieve a higher screen to body ratio Samsung may rely on a pop-up front facing camera. Apart from that, the smartphone will still retain a dedicated Bixby button.

Samsung Galaxy S10: In-Glass Fingerprint Sensor

Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S10 will come with an in-glass fingerprint sensor coupled with major improvements in 3D face scanner. Among all three models, the two premium Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ will use ultrasonic display-based sensors. While the entry-level model will come with an optical fingerprint sensor.

This ultrasonic fingerprint sensor creates a 3D mapped fingerprint using an ultrasonic pulse and its reflection. The major advantage of this sensor includes improved security and higher accuracy.

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Samsung Galaxy S10: Improved Internals

Samsung Galaxy S10 will offer flawless performance across the board. The S10 will be powered by the Snapdragon 855 processor. This 7nm chipset is smaller, more powerful, and more efficient than the Snapdragon 845 found in Galaxy S9. This flagship chip will offer improved graphics, faster download speeds, and possibly support 5G connectivity. As far as RAM and storage are concerned, the Galaxy S10 will come with a maximum of 8GB RAM and similar to the Galaxy Note 9 512GB of storage.

Samsung Galaxy S10: Triple Sensor Camera

Samsung Galaxy S series boasts some of the best optics found on Android smartphones. Brands like Huawei and Google are offering improvements in camera performance through better camera hardware and software processing. Samsung might introduce a triple-lens rear camera on the top-end Samsung Galaxy S10+.

IMG: Concept Creator

These three sensors might feature 12MP, 13MP, and 16MP megapixels count. The 12MP will be a wide-angle lens, while the 16MP one will be a super wide-angle lens, and the 13MP will be a telephoto lens. Lastly, all the S10 models will offer a dual front-facing camera setup.

So these were some initial expectations from the Galaxy S10. Do share your thoughts and opinions on the Galaxy S10 in the comments section below.

Samsung Introduces NVMe-based Portable SSD X5 With Thunderbolt 3

Samsung announces world’s first NVMe-based portable SSD with Thunderbolt 3

Samsung, a well-known brand for smartphones and consumer electronics, recently introduced the fastest NVMe-based portable SSD X5 with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. If you are a video-based content creator, or your work revolves around sharing and transferring Gigabytes of data, then the Samsung Portable SSD X5 might impress you.

“As a leader in high-performance and reliable storage solutions, we are thrilled to continue to advance the external SSD market with the introduction of our first Thunderbolt 3 portable SSD,” said Mike Mang, Vice President of Brand Product Marketing, Memory Business at Samsung Electronics. “The X5 is yet another testament to Samsung’s commitment to providing innovative portable storage solutions that enable faster transfer of large data files, saving users’ valuable time.”

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Samsung Portable SSD X5: Reliable And Fast Storage Solution

The new Samsung Portable SSD X5 features a full-metal body with a glossy finish. It has a non-slip bottom mat makes it easier to place the SSD on any surface. Samsung claims that the X5 can easily survive drops of up to 2 meters.

Further, Samsung has internally included Dynamic Thermal Guard technology and a heat sink that prevents the X5 from overheating and allows the SSD to offer optimal performance at all temperatures.

X5

Samsung Portable SSD X5 Specifications

  • Capacity – 2TB/1TB/500GB
  • Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps)
  • Transfer Speed – Up to 2,800 MB/s sequential read speeds, Up to 2,300 MB/s sequential write speeds (500GB: up to 2,100 MB/s)
  • Strong, shock-resistant metal case and internal support frame
  • AES 256-bit hardware encryption
  • Certification – CE, BSMI, KC, VCCI, C-tick, FCC, IC, UL, TUV, CB
  • RoHS2 Compliance
  • Limited 3-year warranty
  • Dimensions: 119 x 62 x 19.7 mm ; Weight: 150 grams

As far as transfer speeds are concerned, they are mind-blowing. For instance, a 20GB 4K UHD video can be transferred in just 12 seconds. The portable SSD offers read speeds of up to 2,800 MB/s and a maximum write speed of 2,300MBps.

The X5 portable SSD relies on Thunderbolt 3 port for transferring data. The two major advantages of Thunderbolt 3 port are fast transfer speeds and secure connection. However, the major disadvantage of Thunderbolt 3 is the absence of this port in a majority of computers.

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Samsung Portable SSD X5: Security And Pricing

X5

For security, the SSD comes with ‘Samsung Portable SSD Software’ that offers data protection. This software is based on the AES 256-bit hardware data encryption and offers an optional password protection coupled with an easy configuration of security settings.

The Samsung Portable SSD X5 is priced at $399.99 (roughly Rs. 28,220) for the base 500GB model. While the 1TB model retails for $699.99 (roughly Rs. 49,400), the premium 2TB model will cost $1,399.99 (roughly Rs. 98,700). The Portable SSD X5 comes with a three-year limited warranty and will be available globally from September 3, 2018.