Crucial®, Micron’s global consumer brand of memory and storage, today launched an expansion of its award-winning portable solid-state drive (SSD) portfolio to offer consumers more options for external storage performance, capacity and value at any price point. The 4TB portable SSD at a SRP of $489.95, and a new 500GB portable SSD for a wallet-friendly SRP of $69.95. Consumers looking to store large gaming libraries or more movies for long road trips will find an ideal solution in the Crucial X6.
- 4TB and 500GB capacities allow users to store all their important documents, videos, music, photos and games
- Read speed up to 800MB/s provides 5.6 times faster access to data and files than traditional portable hard drives
- Ultra-compact, lightweight and portable design works seamlessly with consumers’ favorite devices
- Designed to be 6.5-foot [2-meter] drop-proof, shock and extreme-temperature-resistant
- Wide range of portable SSD capacities provides customer choice across the Crucial X6 and Crucial X8 product lines
“Our customers are looking for convenient, fast and reliable storage at an affordable price — and these two new capacity additions to the X6 portable SSD product line are further evidence of our commitment to the external solid-state storage market,” said Teresa Kelley, vice president and general manager of Micron’s Consumer Products Group. “There is no doubt we have reached a point where the benefits of solid-state storage outweigh those of traditional hard drives. Now with the mainstream Crucial X6 and the performance Crucial X8 available in a wide range of capacities, we have an even stronger portfolio to offer our customers. Whether you need to store all your school and professional files or quickly access your entire personal entertainment library, there is a Crucial external SSD option for everyone.”
With read speeds up to 800MB/s, the 4TB drive performs up to 5.6 times faster than portable hard drives in the market and are drop-proof up to 6.5 feet. Similar to the existing products in the Crucial X6 portable SSD lineup, the 4TB and 500GB versions deliver compact portable SSDs in these capacities to consumers for the first time. The entire award-winning Crucial portable SSD product line is compatible with the latest USB-C-enabled devices, such as PCs, Macs, PlayStation 5, Android devices and more. When used with the Crucial USB-C to USB-A adapter, the portable drives also work with PS4, Xbox One, XBOX Series S|X and other USB-A devices.
All Crucial SSDs are designed and built with the same Micron quality and engineering innovation that has produced some of the world's most advanced memory and storage technologies for more than 40 years. Additionally, Crucial SSDs undergo thousands of hours of Micron pre-release validation and extensive qualification testing before market release. For more information on Crucial’s portable SSD product portfolio, visit https://www.crucial.com/products/ssd/portable-ssds.