SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2 Review - Fast & Tough

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SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2 Review

Richie’s Verdict
4.8 Stars
The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2 is an excellent choice for professional photographers, videographers, and content creators who need fast, secure data storage and transfer. It has a rugged, shock-proof case and a handy carabiner and comes with a 5-year limited warranty.
Pros Cons
✅ Hardware encryption ❌ Cable too short
✅ Excellent speed ❌ No power indicator
✅ Rugged case ❌ Can run hot
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Overview

The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2 is a fast external hard drive suitable for photographers, videographers, content creators, or those who need fast data transfer and high security. It uses the latest USB 3.2 Gen 2 standard with a Type-C connector and transfer speeds of up to 1050MB/s, compared to USB 3.0 at less than half that speed. The drive comes in four capacities of 500GB, 1TB, 2TB and 4TB.

The rugged case, rated at IP55 dust and water-resistant, can withstand a two-meter drop and has a carabiner loop to attach the drive to a belt or backpack. SanDisk is confident enough to give this drive a limited 5-year warranty which speaks volumes.

The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2 supports password-protected AES 256-bit hardware encryption to secure your data and comes with a free Android app called Memory Zone that lets you unlock, access, and back up your phone’s files in one location.

Suitability

The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2 is best suited to the following users:

  • Professional photographers
  • Professional videographers
  • Content creators
  • Gamers
  • Power users

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2 Specifications

Interface USB 3.2 Gen 2
Connector USB Type-C
Compatibility USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gb/s), USB 3.0, USB 2.0
Dimensions (L x W x H) 0.35” × 2.06” × 3.96”
Box Contents
  • Extreme Portable SSD
  • USB-C to USB-C Cable
  • USB-C to USB-A Adaptor
  • Safety and Warranty Guide
Model 500GB SDSSDE61-500G-G25
Model 1TB SDSSDE61-1T00-G25
Model 2TB SDSSDE61-2T00-G25
Model 4TB SDSSDE61-4T00-G25

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Conclusion

The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2 is a professional-grade external hard drive that does not disappoint. It’s also reasonably priced from USD$95 for the 500GB model and up to USD$515 for the large 4TB model. This drive is superb in its performance and durability.

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