SanDisk Corporation today announced its upgraded line-up of Mobile Memory Solutions (MMS), designed exclusively to meet the evolving storage needs of digital consumers. The unique storage devices, backed by SanDisk’s groundbreaking flash technology have been engineered to offer a seamless user experience while storing or transferring content. With the proliferation of digital content, personal content is driving the need for more capacity and higher performance memory. Consumers are not only capturing content but also keep and share content. In 2015, IDC estimated consumers would capture and share over 1.6 trillion digital images, seven out of 10 on a mobile device, and they expect this will continue growing.
SanDisk Launched New Range of Next Generation Storage Devices
With this rising trend, users want to be able to share easily and store their content across multiple devices and operating systems – in a seamless, intuitive and secure way. The era of capturing, keeping and sharing content has driven a new level of requirements, and a variety of solutions are required to meet consumers need for more storage. Coupled with this trend, SanDisk has introduced new offerings in its Mobile Memory Solutions portfolio, which will enable users to lead a truly mobile lifestyle.
According to a recent consumer survey on the ‘Storage consumption needs of the Indian consumers’ conducted by AMI for SanDisk India, over 50% of smartphone users found themselves out of memory and end up having to delete files. “Keeping in mind the constantly evolving storage needs of consumers, we realized this is the opportune time to reinvent our range. There is also need to create awareness and educate the consumers on the wide range of storage solutions available. SanDisk’s extensive range of high capacity offerings gives users the luxury of capturing, sharing and saving loads of data speedily without worrying about storage limitations, and irrespective of operating systems. We are committed to delivering innovative solutions and are hopeful that consumers will enjoy using our new range of mobile memory solutions” said Rajesh Gupta, Country Manager – India & SAARC, SanDisk Corporation.
SanDisk’s upgraded Mobile Memory Solutions range now includes – reinvented SanDisk iXpand™ Flash Drive, 200GB SanDisk Connect™ Wireless Stick, SanDisk Extreme PRO® microSDXC™ UHS-II card, SanDisk Ultra® Dual USB Drive 3.0 128GB and SanDisk Ultra® USB Type-C™ Flash Drive.
Reinvented SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive
The reinvented iXpand Flash Drive is a mobile storage device designed to help people quickly and easily free up space on their iPhone and iPad – with up to 128GB of additional capacity. The iXpand Flash Drive features a new, modern design that fits with most cases. Designed to be the perfect companion for iPhone and iPad, the iXpand Flash Drive features both a flexible Lightning connector and a USB 3.0 connector so users can quickly and easily move photos and videos between their iPhone and iPad and Mac or PC computers. With the iXpand Flash Drive, users can automatically back up their camera roll and contacts, and watch popular video formats straight from the drive. The iXpand Flash Drive also includes encryption software that password-protects files, allowing people to share their content while keeping sensitive files secure across devices.
The iXpand Flash Drive features a redesigned app, the iXpand Drive app, which offers new features and an improved user experience. Giving users the option to save space instantly, the app now has a camera function so users can shoot and save photos or videos directly to the drive. The app also allows users automatically to back up content from popular social networking sites, as well as playback iTunes music within the app. The iXpand Flash Drive app is available for download on the App Store for iPhone and iPad, and launches when the iXpand Flash Drive is plugged into an iPhone or iPad – allowing for immediate storage expansion, access to the user’s content and easy file management.
200GB SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick
The award-winning SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick is now available in 200GB* capacity, with faster transfer speeds, giving users even more options when it comes to expanding the capabilities of their mobile devices. Capable of storing thousands of photos and videos, the 200GB Connect Wireless Stick enables users to access and share files at their fingertips. Recognized by CEA at CES 2016 as an “Innovation Honoree” in the wireless handset accessories category, the SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick is a popular choice for people looking for a simple way to transfer, share and stream content from their devices and computers.
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick features the SanDisk Connect app, which enables nearly effortless management of content between devices including iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android™ devices, Fire tablets, Mac, and PCs – offered via password-protected Wi-Fi connectivity. The app has been updated recently to support sharing of content on large displays via AirPlay™ with Apple TV, and Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV, as well as 3D Touch on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. With the updated SanDisk Connect app, Live Photos taken on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus can also be saved to the SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick. The SanDisk Connect app is available for download through the App Store, Google Play™ Store and Amazon Appstore for Android.
SanDisk Extreme PRO microSDXC UHS-II card
The SanDisk Extreme PRO microSDXC UHS-II card enables action camera, drone and smartphone users to offload huge video files at unprecedented speeds. The new card, available in 64GB* and 128GB capacities, delivers transfer speeds of up to 275MB/s to offload high-quality content at record speeds. Featuring Class 10 and UHS Speed Class 3 (U3), the SanDisk Extreme PRO microSDXC UHS-II card is perfect for capturing Full HD and 4K Ultra HD video on the latest action cams, drones, and smartphones. It also includes a USB 3.0 card reader to conveniently offload files to a PC.
SanDisk Extreme PRO microSDXC UHS-II cards are backwards-compatible with UHS-I host devices, performing up to UHS-I speeds allowed by the host device. Also designed for today’s durable devices, the cards can keep up in extreme environments. SanDisk Extreme PRO microSDXC UHS-II cards are shockproof, temperature proof, waterproof, and X-ray-proof.
SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 128GB
The SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 is a great solution for On-the-Go (OTG) enabled smartphone and tablet users looking to free up space and easily transfer photos and videos to a computer. At 128GB capacity, Android device users can now double the number of photos, songs, videos and other content kept close at hand without concern about filling their smartphone or tablet. In addition to the higher capacity, SanDisk has improved the performance of the device’s USB 3.0 connector, which can now achieve speeds up to 150MB/s from drive to a computer, making it super-fast to transfer files.
When plugged into an OTG-enabled smartphone or tablet, the OS native file explorer allows access to the SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive’s content. For further access, management and storage, Android device users can download and install the popular SanDisk Memory Zone app, which is available for free through the Google Play™ Store app. The app auto launches upon insertion of the drive into a compatible device, allowing immediate access to the user’s content and easy file management.
SanDisk Ultra USB Type-C Flash Drive
SanDisk Ultra USB Type-C™ Flash Drive, designed specifically for next-generation devices is a sleek, new drive featuring a versatile and powerful USB Type-C connector for quick file transfer between USB Type-C enabled mobile devices, laptops, tablets and future devices.
SanDisk Ultra USB Type-C Flash Drive is available in up to 128GB* and delivers USB 3.1 performance of up to 150MB/s, making it SanDisk’s fastest and highest capacity USB Type-C offering. The USB drive features a slim, retractable design to protect the reversible connector and is compatible with the SanDisk Memory Zone app for Android™. The app, which is available for free through the Google Play™ Store, auto-launches upon insertion of the drive into a compatible device, allowing immediate access to the user’s content and easy file management. The SanDisk Ultra USB Type-C Flash Drive is the company’s first dedicated USB for Type-C ready devices. The new drive complements the company’s suite of USB Type-C flash memory solutions which range from dual USB drives to portable SSDs.
The SanDisk Ultra USB Type-C Flash Drive features a five-year warranty and is available in capacities of 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB.