Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today introduced a 1TB* SanDisk Ultra® Dual Drive Luxe USB Type-C™ Pendrive for smartphones in India. Built to empower consumers to create and capture more content, the high capacity storage solution helps to easily and nimbly transfer content between USB Type-C smartphones, tablets, laptops, and computers. Packed in a stylish all-metal body, the high-performance USB 3.1 Gen 1 drive offers a read speed of up to 150MB/s.2
Speaking about the announcement, Khalid Wani, Director, Channel Sales, Western Digital, said, “Our customers want innovative solutions that are easy to use and are the right fit for their lifestyles. Therefore, we are excited to introduce our all-metal SanDisk Ultra® Dual Drive Luxe USB Type-C, which comes in up to 1TB of storage capacity. It offers customers the freedom to create and store more photos and videos and transfer content easily from their smartphones to other devices. Also, it sports a classy design that you would want to carry it with you. ”
Jaganathan Chelliah, Director, Marketing, Western Digital, said, “More than 40% of the smartphones today have a USB Type-C interface that enables faster transfer of data. So, we are adding a new USB Type-C mobile Pendrive to our SanDisk Ultra® Dual Drive portfolio. The SanDisk Ultra® Dual Drive Luxe USB Type-C™ is a 2-in-1 high-quality metal flash drive that offers huge storage to take it on the go and live the digital lifestyle to the fullest. This addition further strengthens our SanDisk Ultra® Dual Drive portfolio, underlining Western Digital’s commitment to providing innovative products to consumers in the country.”
SanDisk Ultra® Dual Drive Luxe USB Type-C comes with a user-friendly swivel design and stylish metal body providing protection to the connectors. It enables consumers to use it for prolonged periods and seamlessly transfer and view content on their smartphones, tablets, Mac devices, smart TVs and computers.1 Available in capacity options of 32GB*, 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB, it offers flexible storage choices to consumers on the go. The huge capacity option of up to 1TB allows consumers to store and easily move content without having to deal with frustrating choices of categorizing their data as important and not-so-important.
The SanDisk Ultra® Dual Drive Luxe USB Type-C™ Pendrive comes preloaded with the SanDisk Memory Zone™ app3, a powerful content management tool. Once installed on the smartphone, the app helps organize content from different devices, whether it’s on the phone, a microSD™ card, or on the cloud, in one view. It also backs up photos, videos, contacts, and social media accounts.
The SanDisk Ultra® Dual Drive Luxe USB Type-C™ is available at Amazon starting July 4, 2020. It will soon be available at other leading e-tailers and retailers in the country. It is being introduced at INR 849 for 32 GB version and INR 13529 for the 1TB version.
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1 Mobile device requires a USB Type-C port and On-The-Go (OTG) support. See www.sandisk.com/dualdrive-c for a list of compatible devices.
2 Read speeds up to 150MB/s. Write speeds lower and vary by drive capacity. USB Type-C port with USB 3.1 Gen. 1/USB 3.0 support required. Based on internal testing; performance may be lower depending upon host device, usage conditions, drive capacity, and other factors. 1MB=1,000,000 bytes.
3 Installation required. See www.sandisk.com/memoryzone.