Micron expands Crucial Pro Portable SSDs

Micron Technology, a leading semiconductor company, has unveiled its latest additions to the Crucial Pro Series product portfolio – the Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD and Crucial X10 Pro Portable SSD.
Micron Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSDThese offerings are specifically designed for content creators, catering to photographers, videographers, designers, and performance-seeking consumers.

The new drives utilize Micron TLC NAND and feature a revolutionary single-ASIC portable storage architecture, enabling an ultra-compact and lightweight form factor, while also delivering the highest capacity per square millimeter in the industry.

Jonathan Weech, Senior Director of Product Marketing for Micron’s Commercial Products Group, highlighted the importance of fast and efficient workflow processes for content creators. He explained that the Crucial X9 Pro and X10 Pro SSDs were engineered to address the demanding workloads of today’s creative professionals. With the growing number of photos and videos being captured, consumers require reliable and fast storage solutions, and these new portable SSDs offer dependable, high-capacity storage options.

Crucial X10 Pro Portable SSD

The Crucial X10 Pro Portable SSD is the fastest external SSD offered by Micron to date. It boasts impressive sequential read and write speeds of up to 2,100MB/s and 2,000MB/s, respectively, and is available in capacities of up to 4TB.

Creative professionals will benefit from its ability to transfer 1TB of data in under 9 minutes, significantly improving video editing workflows. The drive can be directly connected to a laptop or workstation via the provided USB-C cable, allowing for efficient editing, trimming, and rendering directly from the drive. Moreover, its water and dust-resistant (IP55) design ensures durability and broad compatibility, making it suitable for use with Windows, Mac, Android, and game consoles.

Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD

The Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD provides spacious storage to accommodate thousands of photos, files, and videos. Boasting sequential read and write speeds of up to 1,050MB/s, the drive is available in capacities of up to 4TB. It offers plug-and-play functionality with a USB-C connection and supports various platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android devices, and more. The compact size of 65 x 50 millimeters ensures portability, weighing a mere 38 grams.

To further enhance content creation capabilities, Micron has partnered with Adobe. Each purchase of the Crucial X9 Pro or Crucial X10 Pro Portable SSD includes a one-month Creative Cloud All Apps plan. This collaboration aims to empower users with an array of tools and features to express their creativity effortlessly.


The Crucial X9 Pro and Crucial X10 Pro Portable SSDs are now available in capacities of 4TB, 2TB, and 1TB from leading retail and e-tail stores, as well as commercial resellers worldwide.

Content creators can experience enhanced workflow efficiencies, faster data transfers, and a reliable solution to store and protect their digital creations with the latest offerings from Micron’s Crucial Pro Series product portfolio.