SanDisk Launched Two New Flash Drives USB And A New MicroSD Card





Western Digital-owned SanDisk has expanded its lineup in the Indian market. The company launched two new flash drives -- Extreme Pro and Extreme Go USB -- and a new microSD card, SanDisk Ultra 256GB.

The microSD card claims to offer much faster speed, courtesy the new A1 U3 standard support it comes with. The SanDisk Ultra 256GB microSD card was first unveiled at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, US.

Priced at Rs 18,990, the card will go on sale starting April 1, 2017. The card can hold up to 24 hours of full-HD video and offer transfer speeds of up to 95MB/s and offer random read input-output access per second (IOPS) of 1,500 and write IOPS of 500. The A1 standard support also means that the apps stored in microSD card load much faster.

The SD card supports Android devices running Android 6.0 and higher.

As for Extreme PRO USB 3.1 flash drive, it comes in 256GB and 128GB storage capacities and is priced at Rs 13,990 and Rs 8,490 respectively. SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 Flash Drive will be available in 128GB and 64GB storage capacities at Rs 5,990 and Rs 3,990 respectively. Both the USB drives support SSD speeds.

The SanDisk Extreme PRO USB 3.1 Solid State Flash Drive comes with durable aluminum metal casing and a retractable connector. It is capable of read speeds up to 420MB/s and write speeds up to 380MB/s and lets users transfer full-length 4K movie to the drive in less than 15 seconds and 1000 photos in less than 25 seconds.

Moving on to the SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 Flash Drive, it comes with the read and writespeeds of up to 200MB/s and 150MB/s respectively. It claims to support transfer speed that can transfer full-length 4K movie in less than 40 seconds and 1,000 photos in less than 60 seconds.

Both the flash drives include the SanDisk SecureAccess software, which offers 128-bit file encryption and password protection.