The 5 Best USB-C Thumb Drives (From 8GB, to 1TB)

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While USB-C is the new standard on many smartphones and PCs, the selection of flash drives is still slim.

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With that in mind, we found five thumb drives that stand apart from the pack due to pricing, design, or features.

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It certainly won’t weigh you down at .12 ounces and the compact device has plenty of speed. Read/write times on the Samsung MUF-128DA/AM come in at around 400MB/s.

Samsung USB-C Flash Drive

Best Overall

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It’s resistant to extreme vibrations and shocks but is also waterproof up to 200 meters thanks to an EPDM seal.

Corsair Flash Survivor Stealth

Most Durable

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The read speed is listed at 1,000MB/s, which makes it one of the faster drives on our list.

Kingston DataTraveler Max

Best 1TB USB Thumb Drive

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On one side is a USB-C plug, while the other has a USB-A plug, although it doesn’t swivel like comparable drives.

Kingston DataTraveler Micro Duo

Best Micro Dual Drive

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It has a modern design, but with the company’s familiar slide system still intact. You can slide the dial back to retract the USB-C connector or reveal the USB-C plug on the other end.

SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive

Best Budget

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