Seagate's Samsung HDD Division Ships World's Thinnest 2TB Storage Solution
High Capacity and Thin Design Hard Drive Gives Customers the Ideal
Solution for External and Mobile Applications
CUPERTINO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/06/13 -- Seagate Technology plc
(NASDAQ: STX) today announced that its Samsung(R) HDD division is
shipping the new 2.5-inch Spinpoint(TM) M9T, which at 9.5 mm thin is
the world's thinnest 2TB hard drive. Offered in capacities of 1.5TB
and 2TB, the Spinpoint M9T mobile drive gives OEMs, channel system
integrators and consumers a thin, high-capacity storage solution
ideal for external storage, notebook integration and upgrades,
desktop, and gaming system applications.
"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," said Dave
Frankovich, senior product line manager, Samsung HDD.
"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," said Doug DeHaan, general manager, Samsung
HDD division. "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."
Spinpoint M9T includes a SATA 6Gb/s interface and microactuation to
ensure fast, consistent hard drive performance, along with
NoiseGuard(TM) and SilentSeek(TM) technologies to deliver ultra-quiet
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. Learn more at http://samsunghdd.seagate.com.
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When referring to drive capacity, one terabyte, or TB, equals one
thousand billion bytes. Your computer's operating system may use a
different standard of measurement and report a lower capacity. In
addition, some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and
other functions and will not be available for data storage.
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