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XS2000 External Solid State Drive (SSD) USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2x2 Portable Drive

Kingston’s XS2000 Portable SSD utilises USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 speeds to deliver next-gen performance in a compact, external drive. With lightning-fast transfer speeds of up to 2,000MB/s1, XS2000 delivers enhanced productivity with little interruption. XS2000 offers high-speed storage options to offload and edit high-res images, 8K videos and large documents in a flash. With up to 4TB2 of portable capacity, you can store your favourite games and media without compromise. The drive is future-proofed to keep up with storage demands and compatible with most devices out of the box. It functions just like a hard drive but stores data using NAND flash technology. It connects with USB Type-C®3, allowing content creators and gamers to access their data anywhere. Whether for work, play or passion projects, the XS2000 includes a removable ruggedised sleeve for drop protection and IP55 rating4 to withstand water and dust, making it the perfect companion for on-location photoshoots or adventures.
  • Speeds up to 2,000MB/s1 with USB 3.2 Gen 2x2
  • Capacities up to 4TB2
  • Compact, pocket-sized form factor
  • IP55 rating4 with removable rubber sleeve

Key Features

Pocket-sized portability

Pocket-sized portability

Small, lightweight form factor for easy, on-the-go storage.

USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 performance

USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 performance

Industry-leading read/write speeds of up to 2,000MB/s1.

High-speed capacities

High-speed capacities

Up to 4TB2 of space for a full library of your favourite photos, videos and the latest gaming titles.

Built for durability

Built for durability

Tested to be water resistant, dust resistant 4 and shockproof with an included rubber sleeve.


        Awards and Reviews

        Best Portable Storage Vendor of the Year Award

        Read Full Review Best Portable Storage Vendor of the Year Award -  XS2000

        Overall, I’m absolutely delighted with the Kingston XS2000 2TB Portable SSD. Can’t recommend it highly enough.

        Read Full Review Jabba Reviews SSD XS2000 Review

        Absolutely pocketable and offering blistering peak speeds, Kingston XS2000’s attractive street price makes it a tempting choice for users who regularly move large files to and from external storage.

        Read Full Review Club386 SSD XS2000 Review

        The XS2000 2TB portable SSD is another well-designed product from Kingston. Everything from the package to the rubber sleeve is perfect, and the SSD itself is lightning fast. 

        Read Full Review Funky Kit SSD Consumer XS2000 Review

        A small pocket-sized drive that packs a punch, Kingston’s XS2000 is a very quick drive, especially when it comes to read performance.

        Read Full Review Kitguru SSD Consumer XS2000 Review

        The Kingston XS2000 is the fastest portable SSD drives we’ve tested. It works as a great portable storage solution for creative professionals to quickly transfer and store large files, photos, videos and documents.

        Read Full Review Gadgets Middle East SSD XS2000 Review

        Overall, there is plenty to like in the Kingston XS2000, especially for those lucky enough to have Gen 2x2 USB ports.

        Read Full Review Tech Advisor UK SSD Consumer XS2000 Review

        As with most devices that can be effectively benchmarked it’s clear that the XS2000 1TB portable SSD by Kingston is the fastest model to arrive in the lab, to date that is.

        Read Full Review Nikktech  XS2000 Good Review Gold Award

        Extremely fast—fastest portable SSD we ever tested. Very compact. Extremely competitive pricing.

        Read Full Review Techpower Up SSD XS2000 Review


        Interface USB 3.2 Gen 2x2
        Speed1 2,000MB/s read, 2,000MB/s write
        NAND 3D
        Capacities2 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB
        Dimensions 69.54 x 32.58 x 13.5mm
        Weight 28.9g
        Casing material Metal + plastic
        Includes Rubber sleeve and 12” USB-C to USB-C cable
        Operating temperature 0°C~40°C
        Storage temperature -20°C~85°C
        Warranty/Support5 Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support
        Compatible with6 Windows® 11, 10, 8.1, macOS (v.10.14.x +), Linux (v. 2.6.x +), Chrome OS, Android, iOS/iPadOS® (v.13+), gaming consoles

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