These new USB-C Flash Drives are good for speedy transfers:
USB-C Flash Drives
- Samsung USB-C Flash Drive — 256 GB — waterproof, shock-proof, magnet-proof, temperature-proof, and X-ray-proof body – 5-year limited warranty – supports USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps speed)
These drives are slightly larger but offer more terabytes of storage:
USB-C SSDs (Solid State Drives)
- Samsung T7 Portable Solid State Drive — less portable than a flash drive but faster transfer rates and more space — USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps speed) — 500 GB to 2 TB
- Samsung T7 Shield Portable Solid State Drive — a ruggedized version of the T7, dustproof, rainproof, and drop-proof – USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps speed) — 1 TB to 4 TB
These devices use the new USB Power Delivery (USB PD) standard. This allows devices to negotiate for higher voltage and current levels up to 20V and 5A (100W), compared to standard USBs’ 5V and 2.4A (12W).
USB Power Delivery works by negotiating power levels between the power source (charger) and the device, allowing for optimal power transfer
You need a USB-C charger or power adapter with sufficient power output to fast charge a device. The cable also needs to support the fast charging standard.