This week at CES 2024, Lexar is displaying a slew of new storage solutions. That includes new SD cards, internal and external SSDs and an award-winning CFexpress card. Amongst all of these new offerings is the Lexar ARMOR 700 Portable SSD.
Lexar ARMOR 700 Portable SSD delivers tough package, high speeds
With capacities ranging from 1 to 4 TB, the selling point for the ARMOR 700 is its durable exterior. The drive is dust and water-resistant with an IP66 rating. It can also withstand drops from up to 3 meters.
According to Lexar’s internal testing, the ARMOR 700 Portable SSD offers read and write speeds up to 2000 MB/s when paired with a device that supports USB 3.2 Gen 2×2. Lexar does specify that performance may be lower depending on the host device, interface, usage conditions and other factors.
Lexar ARMOR 700 Portable SSD core specs
- USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 performance of 2000 MB/s max read/write speeds
- IP66-rated to protect against water and dust
- Designed to withstand up to three-meter drops
- Stays cool at top speed
- 1 to 4 TB capacities
Along with the ARMOR 700, Lexar is also showing the new Professional CFexpress 4.0 Type A Card GOLD Series and the Professional GOLD microSD UHS-II Card. If you pay a visit to Lexar’s booth, you’ll also find the the Professional NM1090 M.2 PCIe Gen 5 NVMe SSD with Heatsink and the NM800 PRO M.2 2280 NVMe SSD with capacities up to 8 TB. Lexar is also debuting the PLAY M.2 2230 PCIe 4.0 SSD for handheld consoles and mobile gaming computers.
Finally, Lexar’s new Professional CFexpress 4.0 Type B Card DIAMOND Series won Videomaker’s Best storage of CES 2024.
Pricing and availability
The Lexar ARMOR 700 Portable SSD is not yet available. Head to lexar.com for more details.