Amazon is offering the Samsung BAR Plus 256GB USB 3.1 Flash Drive for $35.99 shipped. Also at Newegg. This is down from its $50 regular price, $40 recent sale, and marks a new low that we’ve tracked. This isn’t your normal plastic and flimsy flash drive. Samsung built its BAR lineup of drives out of metal for a more robust feel and longer-lasting design. Plus, USB 3.1 technology means you’ll get up to 300MB/s transfer speeds. Rated 4.3/5 stars.

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Opt for the smaller 32GB BAR Plus at $9 Prime shipped and get many of the above benefits. You’ll be limited to 200MB/s transfer speeds, however. Regardless, it’s still a robust drive to keep with you, making sure your homework stays safe.

Samsung BAR Flash Drive feature:

  • Redefine everyday file transfers with speeds up to 300MB/s
  • Reliable and secure storage for your photos, videos, music, and files
  • Rugged metal casing for durability with key ring to prevent loss
  • Safeguard your data (Water proof, shock proof, magnet proof, temperature proof, x ray proof)
  • USB 3.1 flash drive with backwards compatibility (USB 3.0, USB 2.0)


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