Seagate Technology(NASDAQ:STX) has announced that its Samsung HDD division is shipping the new 2.5-inch 2TB hard drive, Spinpoint M9T. Offered in capacities of 1.5TB and 2TB, the Spinpoint M9T mobile drive can provide OEMs, channel system integrators and consumers a high-capacity storage solution ideal for external storage, notebook integration and upgrades, desktop, and gaming system applications.
Dave Frankovich, Senior Product Line Manager, Samsung HDD, said, The M9T combines the highest areal density shipping in a single storage device with an innovative design that fits into mainstream notebook applications. While other 2TB are solutions on the market are 15mm thick, the vast majority of mobile devices are designed to use a 9.5mm drive. With the M9T, those devices can now have 2TB of storage, enabling a richer computing experience.
Samsung HDD with the new Spinpoint M9T continues to lead the effort in aerial density in a small form factor to supply our channel partners and customers with the highest-capacity and thinnest storage solution in the market. With consumer demand for storage capacity continuing to grow in mobile applications, the M9T answers this demand and is positioned to fulfill capacity needs in virtually any application, said Doug DeHaan, General Manager, Samsung HDD division.
Spinpoint M9T includes a SATA 6Gb/s interface and micro actuation to ensure fast hard drive performance.
The Spinpoint M9T hard drive is currently available in the Samsung Portable product line, which includes the M3 Portable and P3 Portable external drives, as well as with select partners.