SanDisk upgrades its Mobile Memory Solutions Portfolio with Innovative & Next-Generation Storage Devices
Kuala Lumpur (10 May 2016) — SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, 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 ground-breaking 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. With this rising trend, users want to be able to easily share 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. Coped with this trend, SanDisk has introduced new offerings in its Mobile Memory Solutions range, which will enable users to lead a truly mobile lifestyle.
Peter Mah, Regional Director, APAC, SanDisk said, “Keeping in mind the growing storage needs of consumers, we realized this is the opportune time to reinvent our range. Our new offerings give users the luxury of capturing, sharing and saving loads of data speedily without worrying about storage limitations. We are committed to delivering innovation solutions and are hopeful that consumers will enjoy using our new range of storage devices.”
SanDisk’s upgraded Mobile Memory Solutions range now comprises of – 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 – Enables users to free up storage space on their iPhones or iPads
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 to automatically 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. It’s available in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities, with MSRPs of RM179, RM239, RM339 and RM529, respectively.
200GB SanDisk Connect™ Wireless Stick – SanDisk’s Highest Capacity Mobile Flash Drive innovation
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 among 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. The device is available at MRSP of RM729.
SanDisk Extreme PRO® microSDXC™ UHS-II card – Featuring World’s Fastest Transfer Speed
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. The 64GB and 128GB SanDisk Extreme PRO microSDXC UHS-II cards will be available in Malaysia in Q2 at MSRPs of RM599 and RM1,199 respectively.
SanDisk Ultra® Dual USB Drive 3.0 128GB – More Capacity, Faster Speed for Android Users
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 computer, making it super-fast to transfer files.
When plugged in to 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. The device is available at MRSP of RM199.
SanDisk Ultra® USB Type-C™ Flash Drive – New Mobile Flash Drive for USB Type-C Devices
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/s12, 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 management13. 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 warranty14, and is available in capacities of 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB with MSRPs of RM49, RM69, RM109, and RM199, respectively.
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