MILPITAS, Calif., July 29, 2014– SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced that the award-winning SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive and SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive are now available at retail locations in Canada.
"Today, smartphones are the most popular devices for capturing photos and videos," said Dinesh Bahal, vice president, product marketing, SanDisk. "These award-winning products make it easy for consumers to save precious memories and enjoy their favorite digital content."
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive provides a convenient way for consumers to wirelessly transfer photos and videos from smartphones and tablets to their home computer, freeing up space for more. The drive offers up to 64GB1 of storage and connects to leading smartphones and tablets without the need for an Internet connection or cables.
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive is the perfect companion for people who want to access more of their entertainment content on the go –without any need for an Internet connection. Users can easily take high-definition (HD) movies and music with them wherever they go. The stylish, pocket-sized device is designed for portability and convenience, and supports up to eight continuous hours of use on a single charge2. Wireless Media Drives are available with capacities up to 64GB and have an SDHC™/SDXC™ memory card slot3 to further expand storage or to quickly transfer photos and view from cameras.
The SanDisk Connect line is compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Kindle Fire and Android™ devices as well as PC and Mac computers4. Movies, music, photos and documents can be easily transferred between devices with SanDisk Connect mobile apps available from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, Google Play™ Store and the Amazon App store for Android.
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive is available in 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB capacities at an MSRP of $49.99(CAD), $69.99 (CAD) and $99.99 (CAD) respectively. The SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive comes in 32GB or 64GB storage capacities at $79.99 (CAD) and $119.99 (CAD) respectively.
Select products are available now at the Apple Online Store (www.apple.ca) and The Source Electronics Store.
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.
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive is powered by AirStash® technology used by SanDisk under license from Wearable Inc. AirStash® is a trademark owned by Wearable Inc.
1 1GB=1,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user storage less.
2 Based on streaming 720p content at 2mbps to one device; actual life and performance may vary depending upon usage and settings; battery not replaceable.
3 Card sold separately.
4 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. Some DRM-protected content cannot be streamed. Check with the content provider for playback restrictions.
© 2014 SanDisk Corporation. All rights reserved. SanDisk is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation, registered in the United States and other countries. SanDisk Connect is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation. SD, SDHC and SDXC marks are trademarks of SD-3C, LLC. Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc. iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Kindle Fire is a trademark of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, including expectations for markets, products and customers that are based on our current expectations and involve numerous risks and uncertainties that may cause these forward-looking statements to be inaccurate. Risks that may cause these forward-looking statements to be inaccurate include among others: the market demand for our products may grow more slowly than our expectations or our products may not be available in the capacities that we expect or perform as expected, or the other risks detailed from time-to-time in our Securities and Exchange Commission filings and reports, including, but not limited to, our most recent quarterly report on Form 10-Q and our annual report on Form 10-K. We do not intend to update the information contained in this news release.