Best external USB hard drive for MiFi?

Just ordered a MiFi, and it looks like the external drive requirements are max 1TB, and powered, but thats a really unusual drive (at 1TB they are usually mobile, and USB powered). What can I use?

Or, will a 1TB Samsung T5 (SSD) work? (thinking it doesn’t draw much power, similar to USB stick?)

A powered USB hub can help if you run into power problems.

According to https://www.anandtech.com/show/11719/samsung-portable-ssd-t5-review-64layer-vnand-debuts-in-retail/4, the T5 will draw up to ~3.5 W, which is in excess of the 500 mA * 5 V = 2.5 W that USB 2 can supply.

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