External Portable SSD

MyDigitalSSD’s OTG is an ultra portable 64GB (priced at just $64.99) plug and play drive that offers full USB 3.0 5Gbps performance with any USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP) compliant system, resulting in real SSD speeds up to 460MB/s. This pocket-sized wonder reduces wait times and maximizes bandwidth utilization, enabling faster and more efficient transfers while helping lower CPU utilization for extended battery life for on-the-go users. With 4 times the speed of a traditional hard drive, users can run operating systems, play games, stream media, and utilize programs directly from your OTG mSSD! Comparatively, with this power, the OTG would be rated 3000x if it were a flash drive. Product page.

3. Samsung Portable SSD T1 250GB

Samsung’s T1 is a portable 250GB SSD with internal SSD-level performance and superfast read-write speeds of up to 450 MB/s. They’ve embedded the latest in advanced security using an AES 256 bit encryption algorithm to secure valuable data. No installation is required and all your data can be accessed with one password. At 2.8×2.0x.4, just slide it into your pocket, wallet or bag and you’re good to go. Data storage has never been so portable. Product page.

2. Seagate Fast 256GB Portable SSD

Seagate’s Fast 256GB Portable SSD takes full advantage of the included USB 3.0 interface to transfer your project files at speeds of up to 430MB/s. That’s up to 4x faster than a standard portable hard drive, and up to 2x faster than performance USB flash drives. About the size of an iPhone 5, the compact, lightweight Backup Plus Fast SSD portable drive fits easily into your pocket or bag, so you can take it with you wherever you go. The sleek 9.6mm case is almost half the height of other portable hard drives with an aluminum top cover for added style and durability. Product page.

1. Transcend 256GB Portable SSD

Transcend’s 256GB Portable SSD is equipped with the next-generation SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface that supports UASP and provides 10 times the bandwidth of USB 2.0. It makes file sharing easier and quicker than ever with blazing fast read and write speeds of up to 410MB/s and 380MB/s respectively. The super high capacity of 1TB allows you to save almost everything you need in it. Measuring just 92 x 62 x 10.5mm and weighing a mere 56g, the poker-sized ESD400 fits neatly in your pocket and even includes a handy travel pouch to protect the drive’s sleek outer case against scratches during transport. Product page.