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Samsung S Series S2, 160GB external hard drive Black

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S Series
Product name:
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S2, 160GB
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Stand-alone magnetic disk, optical disc or solid state drive that plugs into the computer typically via USB, although eSATA and FireWire are also used. Used for storing and retrieving digital information.
External Hard Drives
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Info modified on: 04 Apr 2019 11:13:42
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Warranty: 3 years
Long product name Samsung S Series S2, 160GB external hard drive Black :
The short editorial description of Samsung S Series S2, 160GB external hard drive Black

S2 Portable HDD, 160GB, 2.5", USB 2.0, Black
Samsung S Series S2, 160GB external hard drive Black:
The official marketing text of Samsung S Series S2, 160GB external hard drive Black as supplied by the manufacturer

S2 Portable features compact size and large capacity
Samsung’s exclusive USB On-board technology reduces the length of the HDD, making the compact external drive smaller than a passport. The S2 Portable features up to 500GB for data-hungry users.

Stylish Design, Four Stunning Colors
Unlike desktop external drives, mobile external drives can be an accessory to highlight style as well as functions.

Samsung’s S Series portable external drive combines an elegant, glossy front cover with a sophisticated printed pattern and a luxurious, leather-like back cover. The four beautiful colors - Piano Black, Snow White, Wine Red, and Chocolate Brown – are available to match your modern lifestyle.

'Trendy and Hip!' S Series Pop edition
The new Pop edition of Samsung external hard drives features striking colors such as Sweet Pink and Ocean Blue. The sleek modern design showcased in brilliant hues complements your 'on the go' lifestyle as a trendy accessory.

Protect valuable data
For data security, the S Series drives support Samsung Auto Backup and SecretZone™ programs. Samsung Auto Backup program can backup data in real time or per a prearranged schedule. SafetyKey™, a program that can save backed-up data with a password, is available as an option. SecretZone™ ensures seamless data protection by creating a virtual drive in the external drive for data encryption.

Short summary description Samsung S Series S2, 160GB external hard drive Black:
This short summary of the Samsung S Series S2, 160GB external hard drive Black data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.

Samsung S Series S2, 160GB, 160 GB, 2.5", 2.0, 5400 RPM, Black

Long summary description Samsung S Series S2, 160GB external hard drive Black:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Samsung S Series S2, 160GB external hard drive Black based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

Samsung S Series S2, 160GB. HDD capacity: 160 GB, HDD size: 2.5". USB version: 2.0. HDD speed: 5400 RPM. Product colour: Black

Hard drive
HDD size *
The amount of data that the hard drive can store.
HDD capacity *
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
160 GB
HDD speed *
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
5400 RPM
Characteristics of the device.
Ports & interfaces
Maximum data transfer rate *
The maximum speed with which data can be transmitted from one device to another.
480 Mbit/s
USB connector *
What type of USB connector is built into the device.
USB version *
Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s that defines the interface used for connection, communication and power supply between computers and electronic devices. Every new version - for example 1.1, 2.0, 3.0 - is much faster than the previous one.
Ethernet LAN *
An Ethernet LAN (Local Area Network) interface is present, for a wired conection via a cable.
FireWire 400
FireWire-interface with a data transmission speed of 400 Mbit/s (50MB/s). FireWire is a serial computer bus technology designed as replacement of SCSI and is based on the IEEE 1394 and 1394b standards.
FireWire 800
Product colour *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Bus powered *
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
5 - 40 °C
Operational conditions
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-20 - 65 °C
Weight & dimensions
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
150 g
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
82 mm
The distance from the front to the back of something.
111 mm
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
17.5 mm
Other features
USB 2.0 ports quantity
Number of USB 2.0 ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. USB 2.0 was released in April 2000 (now called "Hi-Speed"), adding higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s (effective throughput up to 35 MB/s or 280 Mbit/s), USB 2.0 ports are usually black.
USB required
USB cable
The product is built in.
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Quick start guide
Instructions, either online, as a computer program or in paper form, to allow you to set up and start using the product quickly.
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 Mac x 10.4.8 +
Dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial)
82 x 111 x 17.5 mm (3.23 x 4.37 x 0.689")
Weight (imperial)
0.15 kg (0.331 lbs)
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