Stylish Portable Media Drive with SD™ Expansion Slot
SINGAPORE, 26 Mar 2014 — SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced the SanDisk Connect™, an award-winning line of wireless flash memory storage devices including the SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive and SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive in Singapore. These new wireless devices represent the next generation of portable storage, delivering an easier way to stream and store content on mobile devices, on-the-go, without the Internet.
“We are addressing a common problem of consumers running out of memory on mobile devices,” said Mark Eng, Country Manager, SanDisk Singapore and Malaysia. “With the SanDisk Connect products, consumers can expand the memory on their mobile devices, stream movies, and share photos and documents with colleagues, friends and family with ease and style.”
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive provides a convenient and affordable way for consumers with a variety of devices to wirelessly store, share and stream content, across mobile devices and computers. This drive is a great addition for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Kindle Fire and Android™ devices to instantly increase storage capacity and enjoy more videos, photos and documents1. As easy to use as a USB, the drive allows users to enjoy up to 64GB2 of extra storage for their devices without the need for an Internet connection, the hassles of cables or attachment limits. Additionally, the drive allows users to wirelessly connect to up to eight devices, view three simultaneous media streams, and share content on-the-go with up to four hours of continuous streaming on a single charge3.
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive won Flash Memory Summit’s 2013 Most Innovative Flash Memory Consumer Application award. This award category recognizes innovation in how a product or service is being used to solve specific consumer problems. The Flash Memory Summit Best of Show Award is one of the Flash Memory and Solid State Storage industry’s highest honors.
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive a mobile entertainment companion for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Kindle Fire and Android devices. Users can easily stream and store high-definition movies1, browse and share photos directly from an SD card and listen to music on-the-go, all without an Internet connection. This stylish pocket-sized device is designed for convenience and portability, and offers up to eight continuous streaming hours on a single charge3. It is available in capacities up to 64GB and has an SDHC™/SDXC™ memory card slot which allows users to store or share more content, or conveniently view high-quality photos on a mobile device from a camera’s memory card4. The media drive wirelessly connects up to eight mobile devices and can stream up to five different HD movies5 at once.
Additionally, at the 2014 Storage Visions conference, the SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive was a recipient of the Storage Visions Award for the best Visionary Mobile Consumer Storage Product. The Storage Visions Awards recognize companies advancing the state of the art in storage technologies utilized in consumer electronics, the media and entertainment industries, visionary products for the digital content value chain and digital storage media and entertainment end users.
Pricing and Availability
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive is available in 16GB, 32GB or 64GB capacities at an MSRP of SGD 89, SGD 109 and SGD179 respectively.
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive comes with 32GB or 64GB storage capacities at SGD139 and SGD209 respectively.
Both products will be available in Singapore from March 29 through Challenger Technologies Limited, Sprint-Cass Pte Ltd, Nubox and Gadget World.
SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, is a global leader in flash storage solutions. For more than 25 years, SanDisk has expanded the possibilities of storage, providing trusted and innovative products that have transformed the electronics industry. Today, SanDisk’s quality, state-of-the-art solutions are at the heart of many of the world’s largest data centers, and embedded in advanced smart phones, tablets and PCs. SanDisk’s consumer products are available at hundreds of thousands of retail stores worldwide. For more information, visit www.sandisk.com.
1 Some DRM protected content cannot be streamed. Please check the playback restrictions of your content with the content provider.
2 1 GB=1,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user storage less.
3 Based on streaming 720p content at 2mbps to one device; actual life and performance may vary depending upon usage and settings; battery not replaceable.
4 Card sold separately.
5 HD (1280×720) video support may vary based on host device, file attributes and other factors. www.sandisk.com/HD
6 Mobile devices: iOS version 5.0 or higher, Android version 2.3 or higher; PC or Mac computer: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP or Mac OS 10.6 or higher; Wi-Fi enabled devices: web browser.