- SanDisk Extreme PRO® USB 3.1 Solid State Flash Drive Now Features SSD Performance in a Portable, Aluminum Metal Form Factor
- SanDisk Extreme® Go USB 3.1 Flash Drive allows on-the-go, quick transfer of data
Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), a global storage technology and solutions leader, today announced the launch of SanDisk Extreme PRO USB 3.1 Solid State Flash Drive, its fastest, high-capacity USB flash drive to date, and SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 Flash Drive, a high-speed flash drive which is up to 35X faster than standard USB 2.0 drives. Delivering the speed, capacity, and reliability of an SSD, SanDisk Extreme PRO USB 3.1 Solid State Flash Drives are ideal for creative professionals, tech enthusiasts, or anyone who creates and shares massive files, while SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 Flash Drive allows consumers to quickly copy data on the go. These products will initially be available on Amazon & select retail outlets and subsequently rolled out to other retail partners in a phased manner.
A game-changer in the USB storage category, the SanDisk Extreme PRO USB 3.1 Solid State Flash Drive is capable of read speeds up to 420MB/s and write speeds up to 380MB/s1. With its unprecedented speeds, you can transfer full-length 4K movie to the drive in less than 15 seconds2 and 1000 photos in less than 25 seconds3. The new drive also features a sophisticated design with a durable aluminum metal casing and a retractable connector for ultimate style and reliability.
With read and write speeds of up to 200MB/s and 150MB/s respectively, the SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 Flash Drive offers a convenient way to transfer and share content and allows to transfer a full-length 4K movie in less than 40 seconds2 and 1000 photos in less than 60 seconds3. This drive allows plenty of space to hold all of your photos, movies, songs and more.
“For a technology enthusiast and a consumer who is always on the go, these drives offer world class performance and convenience of moving content easily and quickly, without having to worry about a cable”, said Rajesh Gupta, Country Manager of SanDisk India and SAARC Retail Sales and Marketing, Western Digital Corporation. “With USB 3.1 interface on both the drives, and offering increased capacity and blazing speeds, these drives are our sleekest, and most powerful USB devices till date, thereby allowing consumers quick ways to access and move massive files rapidly.”
The SanDisk Extreme PRO Solid State Flash Drive available in 256GB and 128GB and the SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 Flash Drive available in 128GB and 64GB, gives consumers plenty of room to manage and store large files. For added file protection, these drives include the SanDisk SecureAccess® software, which offers 128-bit file encryption and password protection4. The drive also comes with a limited lifetime warranty5.
Pricing and Availability
The new SanDisk Extreme PRO USB 3.1 Solid State Flash Drive will be available in 128GB and 256GB capacities at Rs.8490 and Rs.13990 respectively and SanDisk Extreme® Go USB 3.1 Flash Drive will be available in 64GB and 128GB capacities at Rs.3990 and Rs.5990 respectively.