Samsung has announced the launch of 860 PRO and 860 EVO solid state drives (SSDs) in India. The 860 PRO and 860 EVO SSDs are priced at priced at Rs 12,200 and Rs 8,750, respectively and will be available later this month. Both the Samsung 860 Evo and 860 Pro come with an upgraded five-year limited warranty.
SSD or Solid-State Drive is a solid-state storage device that uses integrated circuit assemblies as memory to store data persistently. With the SSDs it is easy to carry your useful data around the globe without carrying the whole laptop itself.
The 860 PRO is available in 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, 2TB and 4TB capacities with the 4TB memory storage, holding up to 114 hours and 30 minutes of 4K Ultra HD video. The 860 PRO is available in a widely compatible 2.5-inch form factor, which is ideal for PCs, laptops and workstations.
The 860 EVO come in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB and 4TB capacities, in a 2.5-inch for PCs and laptops, as well as ultra-slim computing applications.
Samsung 860 PRO and 860 EVO support up to 560 MB/s read and 530 MB/s write speeds or up to 4,800 terabytes written (TBW) for the 860 PRO and up to 2,400 TBW for the 860 EVO.
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Commenting on the launch, Sukesh Jain, Vice President, IT & Mobile Enterprise Business, Samsung India said “The products offer unmatched solid state flash storage experience for both consumers and business professionals alike. The fast, enduring performance of the 860 PRO is designed for creators, IT professionals, and gamers using workstations, NAS, or high-end computing. The 860 EVO boosts everyday computing with speed, endurance, and worry-free reliability ideal for mainstream PCs and laptops. These latest SSD offerings further reinforce our commitment towards bringing in meaningful innovations in the SSD space and drive growth of the overall memory industry for years to come”.