Samsung Philippines Launches EVO SSD 840 and Class 4/10 Micro SDs

Tech giant, Samsung, launched new storage solutions for laptops and mobile devices at M Cafe in Greenbelt 3 today, December 18, 2013.

If you’re looking for a storage device that lets you do more of the things you love swiftly, you’ll be happy and surprised with what EVO SSD 840 can do. SSDs are obviously faster than a standard HDD. Thanks to its high quality NAND flash memory chips  (yes, no moving parts and very quiet) and top of the line components

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With this SSD – available in either 120gb or 250gb flavors – writing speed can go up to 520MB/s. It even has Turbowrite technology, which boosts the sequential write speeds up to 4x.

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Installing the disk storage device is dang easy. Hannah Alipio, Product Manager for Storage Solutions of Samsung, replaced the HDD of a Samsung laptop with the EVO SSD 840 in less than 5 minutes. Check out the video below.

It was also very evident during their demonstration how fast the laptop with SSD installed booted up compared to the one with HDD installed.

Price and Availability of EVO SSD 840

The price of 120gb variant of EVO SSD 840 is PhP5,390, while 250gb is PhP9,390. At 120gb and 250gb, the devices are priced a bit too high; but you’ve got to understand that you’re buying speed and energy-efficient with SSDs, not capacity.

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Samsung will start selling SSD kits by 1st quarter of 2014. SSD kit includes SATA adapters, cables and migration companion CDs.

Samsung Also Launched MicroSD cards

Samsung will also start selling MicroSD cards in the Philippines. These cards are the perfect companions for your mobile devices.

4gb and 8gb MicroSDs are Class 4 and are priced PhP350 and PhP370 respectively. Meanwhile, 16gb, 32gb and 64gb MicroSD cards are all Class 10 and are priced Php750, PhP1,450 and PhP3,450 respectively.

Giancarlo Viterbo
Giancarlo Viterbo is a Filipino Technology Journalist, blogger and Editor of GadgetPilipinas.net, He is also a Geek, Dad and a Husband. He knows a lot about washing the dishes, doing some errands and following instructions from his boss on his day job. Follow him on twitter: @gianviterbo and @gadgetpilipinas.

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