Samsung USB 3.0 8GB Flash Drive
This 8GB flash drive from Samsung is waterproof, shock proof, magnet proof, temperature proof and Xray proof. As well as this rugged 5-proof durability the stick has a sleek, super compact design made from metal. There is a also a formed loop enabling you to easily attach the drive to a keyring for safekeeping.
Samsung is marketing this as a 'Super Speed' USB 3.0 flash drive, with a transfer speed of up to 130MB/s. It's also backwards compatible with USB 2.
Samsung USB 3.0 8GB Flash Drive Handling & Performance
The drive is simple to use, simply plug it into your machine.
We ran the drive through CrystalDiskMark software using USB 3.0 to test the speed.
- Compact, metallic design
- 8GB capacity
- Keyring loop built in
- 130MB/s max transfer speed
- 5-proof rugged durability
Samsung USB 3.0 8GB Flash Drive Verdict
Overall, the Samsung USB is a great choice if you want something well built, fast and stylish to transfer your images. If you want to transfer to and from tablets and smartphones, then the USB Duo will be a better option for you, and if you require something really compact, then look at the Fit.
The drives are pricey compared to other 8GB drives available however the Samsung drives have 5 proofing against shocks, water, magnets, extreme temperatures and X-rays along peace of mind. If you can spare the cash for a Samsung drive, then you'll find the investment work the extra money. We are happy to recommend the drive.