Flash storage solutions maker SanDisk has launched a new lineup of mobile memory solutions, led by the world’s highest capacity microSD card for mobile devices, the SanDisk 200GB Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, Premium Edition, which will be available in the local market in the third quarter of the year.
The other new flash storage offerings include the iXpand flash drive, Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0, and Dual Flash Drive with USB Type-C connector.The SanDisk 200GB Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, Premium Edition is ideal for users who need a quick and seamless memory upgrade with capacities ranging from 4GB to 200GB. This card, in a fingernail-sized form factor, can hold up to 20 hours of Full HD video. Video support may vary based on host device, file attributes and other factors.
SanDisk claims that in just one year after introducing its record-breaking 128GB Ultra microSDXC card, it has increased storage capacity by 56% within the same body size.
Ideal for Android smartphone and tablet users, this card combines its highest capacity and fast transfer speed of up to 90MB to deliver premium performance. Using a USB 3.0 reader, the card can transfer 1,200 photos per minute based on average file size of 3.5MB. This card is water proof, temperature proof, shock proof, X-ray proof, and magnet proof.
This Premium Edition microSD card has an updated Memory Zone app where users will have even greater control over the memory storage of their mobile devices. Available for free download, the app is compatible with most Android-based devices and allows users to easily locate, organize, transfer and back up data.
The card, which comes with a 10-year warranty, will be available at all SanDisk authorized resellers in the Philippines in the third quarter of 2015.
iXpand Flash Drive
The easiest way to transfer photos and videos from an iPhone or iPad to PCs and Mac computers is through iXpand Flash Drive, which is available in 16GB storage and can expand up to 128GB. This is done without cables, Internet connections or bandwidth limitations but still maintain the original photo or video resolution quality.
With an iXpand sync app, the flash drive can be configured to automatically copy photos and videos from the camera roll to the drive when it is plugged into an iPhone or iPad. Users can also store their favorite movies on the iXpand flash drive and play them directly from the drive on their iPhone or iPad.
The iXpand sync app, which is available on the App Store for iPhone or iPad, also enables a 128-bit AES cross-platform encryption, which provides the users the ability to transfer and access their sensitive files from iPhone, iPad, PC and Mac computers. It can password-protected files on the drive directly from iPhone or iPad and easily decrypted on a Mac or PC and vice versa.
The iXpand flash drive, which comes with a two-year limited warranty, is now available through SanDisk authorized local resellers in 16GB (PhP3,800), 32GB (PhP5,500), 64GB (PhP8,000),and 128GB (PhP12,000).
SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0The SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 features both a micro-USB and a high-speed USB 3.0 connector for fast file transfers between On The Go (OTG)-enabled Android devices, PC and Mac computers.
This USB drive enables mobile users to transfer files even faster as well as free up space on their smartphones and tablets. Simply connects the drive to the micro-USB of a compatible Android devices and it instantly gives users up to 64GB of extra storage. Besides, it also offers USB 3.0 performance of up to 130MB/s from the drive to the computer for a quick transfer and back up of photos, videos and other files originally taken with their smartphones.
Now available through SanDisk authorized local resellers, SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 has a suggested retail price of PhP699 for 16GB, PhP1,299 for 32GB, and PhP2,299 for 64GB.
SanDisk Dual USB Drive with Type C ConnectorIdeal for Type-C ready connected devices, the SanDisk’s first Dual USB Drive with Type C connector enables users to quickly transfer content directly from a mobile device to a Mac or PC computer.
Initially available in a 32GB capacity, the new Dual USB Drive features a type-C connector on one end and a USB 3.0 on the other for fast and easy transfer between next-generation devices and PC or Mac computers.
This drive works with SanDisk Memory Zone app which provides users greater control over the memory storage of their mobile devices. The app, compatible with most Android-based devices, easily locate, organize, transfer and back up data.
When the device is connected, the Memory Zone app auto-launches, and allows users to easily manage and transfer content between their mobile devices and the drive.
Offering a two-year warranty, this dual USB drive will be available in the Philippines in June 2015 with a suggested retail price of PhP4,199.
“We have solutions for many popular devices, and continue to deliver mobile memory solutions that give consumers the freedom to never stop capturing, saving, or sharing – with the benefit of fast speeds to transfer it all quickly,” said Candy Gao, Country Manager, Hong Kong and Philippines at SanDisk.