SanDisk launches world’s fastest Micro SD and a trio of Cruzers
SanDisk launched what it claims to be the world’s fastest Micro SD card, the Extreme Pro microSDHC line of storage add-ons for your smartphone or tablet. It has advertised speeds of 95MB/s read and 90MB/s write. The card is expected to be available by the third quarter of 2012 and in 8GB and 16GB capacities. The 8GB model will be priced at Rs. 2,599 while the 16GB model will be available for Rs. 4,699.
It also launched four USB flash drives – SanDisk Extreme, Cruzer Glide, Cruzer Facet and Cruzer Pro. These USB drives are extremely efficient and promise very high speed. SanDisk also introduced the SanDisk SecureAccess software that allows encryption and password protection for selected files on the USB drive, also providing 2GB of online storage.
The Cruzer Glide is available in 4GB and 128GB and is priced between Rs 301 and Rs 6,161, Cruzer Pop is SanDisk’s thinnest USB drive amd comes in three colours. It’s available in 4GB and 32GB and is priced between Rs 259 and Rs 1,406.
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SANDISK INTRODUCES WORLD’S FASTEST MEMORY CARD
FOR SMARTPHONES AND TABLETS
Loads apps faster, transfers files quicker and improves overall system responsiveness with up to 95MB/sec read and up to 90MB/sec write speeds1
Ideal for users running multiple apps such as mobile games, email, photo capture and Full-HD2 video recording
Mobile phones will capture 525 billion images in 2012 and nearly one third of all video footage in 2014, according to IDC
MILPITAS, Calif., June 19, 2012-SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, today announced the world’s fastest mobile memory card. The SanDisk Extreme Pro® microSDHC™ UHS-I card is ideal for smartphone and tablet users who want to boost their device’s storage capacity while enjoying the fastest mobile experience.
Maximum Performance for Next-Generation Mobile Devices
The SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC UHS-I card enables smartphone and tablet users to fully enjoy their mobile device’s advanced applications.
·Full HD Video Capture: Mobile phones will capture approximately one third of all video footage by 2014, according to IDC3. With a UHS Speed Class 1 rating (Class 10 equivalent), the new card allows consumers to record superior Full HD videos, even in 3D
·High-Quality Photo Capture: Mobile phones will capture 525 billion photos in 2012, roughly half of all photos captured this year, according to IDC4. The card is ideal for mobile imaging applications, offering up to 90MB/sec write speed for capturing multiple photos using burst mode with a UHS-I enabled mobile device
·Faster File Transfers: With up to 95 megabyte per second (MB/sec) read speed, the card moves files quickly between host devices
·Seamless Multitasking; Fast Downloads: The card allows consumers to smoothly run multiple applications at the same time and download files quickly using 4G LTE phones
“SanDisk offers the broadest mobile memory card lineup in the industry,” said Chris Loh, director, product marketing, SanDisk. “Our portfolio includes microSD cards with the fastest speeds, highest storage capacities and reliability that consumers demand.”
Availability and Pricing
The SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC UHS-I card is available on www.sandisk.com in 8 gigabyte (GB)5 and 16GB capacities carrying MSRPs of $59.99 and $99.99. The card is compatible with any microSDHC-slotted device and is ideal for UHS-enabled smartphones and tablets.
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SANDISK ANNOUNCES ITS FASTEST, THINNEST AND HIGHEST-CAPACITY
USB FLASH DRIVES
New USB 3.0 flash drive transfers files up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 drives at up to 190MB/s1
SanDisk’s highest-capacity USB flash drive features 128GB2 of storage
Stylish and ultra-thin drives now available for fashion fans and youths
MILPITAS, Calif., June 19, 2012-SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, today announced a suite of USB flash drives that includes SanDisk’s fastest, thinnest and highest-capacity USB products ever. The drives offer consumers the storage they need to carry libraries of digital content with them wherever they go, transfer their files quickly and do so with style.
“Whether consumers are seeking super-fast transfer speeds, maximum storage capacity or a stylish fashion statement, we offer a drive to meet their needs,” said Bob O’Keefe, vice president, retail marketing, SanDisk. “SanDisk pioneered the USB drive and now offers one of the broadest lineups in the industry, with a wide range of form factors and reliability that consumers can count on to store their important files.”
SanDisk Extreme USB Flash Drive
The USB 3.0-enabled SanDisk Extreme® USB flash drive can transfer, store and share large files up to 10 times faster with speeds of up to 190MB/s. USB 3.0-enabled device shipments will surpass one billion in 2014, up from 70 million in 2011, according to NPD In-Stat*. The SanDisk Extreme USB flash drive provides the fast performance that these next-generation computing devices demand.
The drive dramatically reduces wait times for consumers. It can transfer smaller files almost instantaneously and larger files such as a 3GB file in 20 seconds or a 40GB file in four minutes3. The SanDisk Extreme USB flash drive is backed by a lifetime limited warranty4 and available worldwide now in 16GB to 64GB capacities carrying MSRPs of $64.99 to $159.99.
Cruzer® Glide™ USB Flash Drive
The 128GB Cruzer® Glide™ USB flash drive is SanDisk’s highest-capacity USB drive ever, and features reliable, secure and portable storage for photos, videos, music and other files. The drive is an ideal companion for anyone using ultra-thin notebooks, which are often limited to 128GB of storage. In such a configuration, the Cruzer Glide USB allows consumers to double their available storage with a convenient portable solution.
Backed by a two year limited warranty5, the Cruzer Glide USB flash drive is available worldwide now in 4GB to 64GB capacities with MSRPs starting at $19.99. The 128GB capacity will be available worldwide in Q3 2012 carrying an MSRP of $249.99.
Cruzer® Facet™ USB Flash Drive
For users whose style is reflected in everything they do, the Cruzer® Facet™ USB flash drive is a durable drive with stainless-steel casing designed with a variety of rich vibrant colors and a faceted texture. The Cruzer Facet drive combines function and personality, making it a fashionable way to store digital files.
It is available worldwide now in 8GB to 32GB capacities carrying MSRPs of $32.99 to $84.99.
Cruzer® Pop™ USB Flash Drive
The Cruzer® Pop™ USB flash drive is designed for young urban users looking for unique designs that complement their personality. The fun custom USB flash drive features rich colors and patterns plus a unique design that opens with a “pop” and conceals and protects the connector when not in use.
This new drive is SanDisk’s thinnest and is available worldwide now in 8GB to 32GB capacities carrying MSRPs of $32.99 to $84.99.
Virtually every SanDisk USB drive and all drives in the new suite include secure file encryption and password protection. SanDisk® SecureAccess™ software provides 128-bit AES file encryption and password protection6 for private files while leaving the rest of the drive available for worry-free sharing. For added protection and convenience, two GB of secure online storage7 is offered for easy file backup and access from any web browser.
SanDisk also offers downloadable Cloud Catcher software, which allows users to backup and organize personal data from some of their favorite social media and online sites, hassle free on a SanDisk USB drive.