Crucial has expanded its portfolio with the X6 Portable SSD drive. The manufacturer attributes high mechanical strength to the advantages of the solid state external hard drive measuring 11 x 69 x 64 mm and weighing 42 g – the SSD external drive can withstand drops from a height of up to 2 m. It also does not care about vibration, cold, and heat.
The external USB drive is equipped with a USB 3.2 Gen2 interface, the signals of which are output to the USB-C connector, and demonstrates data transfer rates up to 540 MB/s. Includes a USB-C cable. Compatible with computers and consoles equipped with USB-A connectors using a cable or adapter sold separately.
Crucial X6 Features
- 2TB or 1TB storage capacity
- Store up to 10,000 photos, 50 hours of video, 3,000 songs, or 200GB of documents
- Read speeds up to 540MB/s, 3.8×2 faster than most hard drives
- Works with PC, Mac, Android, iPad Pro8 (PS4, XBOX One, and USB-A computer require USB-A adapter, available separately)
- Dimensions: 11 x 69 x 64 mm
- Weight: 42 g
Price and availability
The Crucial X6 portable SSD pricing starts from $154.95 for the 1TB variant and 2TB storage drive cost $284.95 and both can be pre-ordered via the Amazon.com website.
You can also buy the X6 SSD bundle with Crucial USB-C to USB-A Adapter would cost $157.90 for the 1TB model on Amazon.com. Or for the X6 2TB model with Crucial USB-C to USB-A Adapter for $287.90 on Amazon.com website.
You can also buy Crucial USB-C to USB-A Adapter separately only for $9.95 on the Amazon.com website.
Crucial recently also expanded its P series SSD with the launch of the Crucial P5 PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD equipped with a PCIe 3.0 x4 interface, support the NVMe 1.3 protocol, and they are available in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB NVMe storage options.