SanDisk Corporation has launched two new USB 3.0 flash drives – the 128GB SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive, the world’s smallest USB 3.0; and the 256GB SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 Flash Drive, SanDisk’s highest capacity USB flash drive to-date.
The new offerings enhance SanDisk’s USB line-up with impressive capacities and performance, delivering speeds up to 10 times faster than a standard USB 2.0 drive.
“The quality of content consumers create and consume continues to increase, generating higher demand for more sophisticated digital storage,” said Philippe Willams, director of product marketing, SanDisk. “With remarkable USB 3.0 speed and compact designs, our new high-capacity USBs let users enjoy even more of their favorite content without having to even think about running out of space. SanDisk is constantly engaging in new ways to leverage our flash memory expertise and deliver innovative, reliable solutions that really make a difference in consumers’ daily lives.”
The SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive now comes in capacities up to 128GB, capable of storing up to 16 hours of Full HD video. Featuring a low-profile, plug-and-stay design, this tiny flash drive delivers capacity combined with high transfer speeds for media enthusiasts who want to expand storage of their notebook, tablet, TV, in-car audio system, gaming console and more. The 128GB SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive provides speeds of up to 130MB/s.
The sleek SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 Flash Drive now comes in capacities up to 256GB. SanDisk’s first-ever USB offering to achieve 256GB capacity was designed to meet consumers’ demand for more digital storage. With transfer speeds of up to 100MB/s, the SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 Flash Drive reduces the time spent waiting for files to move from the flash drive to the computer. Similar to the SanDisk Ultra Fit 3.0 Flash Drive, it can move large files up to ten times faster than a standard USB 2.0 drive.
SanDisk’s new USB 3.0 offerings feature a five-year warranty; include SanDisk SecureAccess software to keep private files safe with password protection and 128-bit encryption; and come with a year’s subscription to RescuePRO software6 to recover lost or corrupted files.
The 128GB SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive is priced at an MSRP of US$119.99, and the 256GB SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 is priced at an MSRP of US$199.99.