by Lyle Smith

Lexar Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD Announced

The Lexar Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD has been announced, which features a solid set of transfer speeds up 950 MB/s read and 900 MB/s write; a big improvement over the SL1003. This tiny device features a brushed aluminum finish, and a drop-, shock-, vibration-resistant build, making it ideal for professionals and prosumers who are often on the go.

The SL100 also comes with DataVault Lite software, an advanced security solution with 256-bit AES encryption that helps protect against corruption, loss, and deletion. As far as connectivity goes, it features both USB Type-C to Type-C cable and USB Type-C to standard USB Type-A cable and is compatible with the usual Mac OSX 10.6+, Windows 7/8/10, and standard USB ports. 

Lexar Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD Specifications

Color Black
Capacities 250GB, 500GB, 1TB
Interface USB 3.1 Type-C
Speeds Up to 950MB/s read, up to 900MB/s write
System Support
  • Mac® OSX 10.6+
  • Windows® 10/7/8
  • Standard USB (Type-A or Type-C) port
Operating Temperature 0°C to 70°C
Storage Temperature -40°C to 85°C
Dimension (W x L x H) 55 x 73.4 x 10.8 mm / 2.165” x 2.89” x 0.425”
Weight 70.5g / 0.155lbs(Without Cable)
Warranty 3-year limited

Pricing and availability

Backed by a 3-year limited warranty, the Lexar Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD is slated for a release this month for $99.99 USD (250GB), $149.99 USD (500GB), and $279.99 USD (1TB). 

You can also catch Lexar at this year’s NAB Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center from April 6-11. 

Lexar Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD

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