Samsung had unveiled its new affordable SSD lineup yesterday. The company’s new 870 EVO SSDs offer higher performance compared to the previous generation, but at affordable prices. Now, the South Korean tech giant has unveiled the prices and availability of its new SSDs for the Indian market.
The 870 EVO SSD will be available in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB storage capacities. The 250GB version costs INR 3,599, while the 500GB version is priced at INR 5,999. The 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB versions of the 870 EVO SSD are priced at INR 10,999, INR 21,999, and INR 43,999, respectively. These SSDs can be purchased from today via most offline and online stores across the country.
Samsung’s 870 EVO SSD lineup uses the company’s latest V-NAND and controller, hitting the maximum sequential read and write speeds of 560MB/s and 530MB/s, respectively. They use the SATA interface, and not PCIe. The company claims that the new models offer up to 38% improvement in random read speeds compared to the 860 EVO models.
Akash Saxenaa, Senior Director, Enterprise Sales, Samsung India, said, “Compatible for casual laptop and desktop PC users as well as Network Attached Storage (NAS) users, the new SATA SSD offers an exceptional blend of performance, reliability, and compatibility. Designed with the environment in mind, 870 EVO minimizes carbon footprint, leaving the consumers with the choice of using an ecofriendly product.“