In an uncommon transfer, Samsung denied on Monday the existence of a 2TB model of its M.2-2280 970 Professional SSD . The corporate mentioned it had no plans to launch such a product, however didn’t rule out the potential of launching such a storage medium sooner or later.
"Samsung has not launched a 2TB model of the [970 Pro] drive, and there are presently no plans," Samsung spokesman mentioned Monday. "We'll let you recognize if that ever adjustments."
Samsung's public denial comes after two worldwide retailers in China and Germany launched product lists for the drive final week. The Chinese language retailer launched an image of the arduous drive, whereas the German offered its MZ-V7P2T0BW mannequin quantity. We might additionally name the German retailer and discuss to them instantly to substantiate that the itemizing of drives shouldn’t be automation.
In any case, Samsung deserves the rejection at face worth, however the truth that retailers have images and mannequin numbers is, to say the least, odd. It stays to be seen how these details will in the end be reconciled – whether or not it's a discontinued product or a limited-launch product, or whether or not Samsung shouldn’t be able to announce it but.