New cheap, high-capacity Samsung SSDs leaked

Samsung’s new range of cheap, high-capacity SSDs have been leaked online at various European retailers.

French ecommerce site NasExpert has listed a range of new Samsung 860 QVO 2.5-inch solid state drives, along with European pricing for the products.

These new SSDs are built on QLC (quad-level cell) NAND technology, which aims to provide additional capacity and better price-per-GB than other SSD technologies.

Samung’s QVO branding stands for “Quality and Value-Optimised SSD”, offering capacities of up to 4TB in a 2.5-inch form factor with a SATA III interface.

According to the listings, these drives feature 550MB/s and 520MB/s sequential read and write speeds respectively, and will be available in three variants – 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB.

The European pricing for these three Samsung 860 QVO SSDs (excluding VAT) is listed below:

  • Samsung 860 QVO 1TB – €117.50
  • Samsung 860 QVO 2TB – €225.96
  • Samsung 860 QVO 4TB – €451.93

NasExpert’s online listings state the Samsung 860 QVO solid state drives are expected to be available in December 2018.

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