Update: The price has dropped again by a few bucks, bringing it down to $127.99 right now!
The Samsung T5 500GB portable solid state drive is down to $127.99 on Amazon for the first time. This price is an all new low for the T5 and beats the previous low by $20. This deal is even better than last year's holiday shopping season.
The 250GB version of this SSD also dropped in price recently. It's down to $97.99 from $120.
The Samsung T5 has gotten quite a few great critical reviews in a short amount of time, including an Editor's Choice and 4 stars from PC Mag, 4.5 stars from Tech Radar, and a review from Forbes that said it "offers a great sweet spot in terms of size, performance and price." Amazon users give it 4.7 stars based on 539 reviews. Samsung backs it up with a three-year warranty, as well.
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J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now for Thrifter. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.