SAN FRANCISCO, APRIL 14, 2016 – SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today introduced the 128GB* SanDisk Extreme® PLUS microSDXC™ card, one of the first microSD cards to carry the Works with GoPro verification. The new, higher capacity SanDisk Extreme PLUS microSDXC card is verified to deliver optimal performance and reliability when used with GoPro® cameras, even under extreme conditions.
“We are proud to be one of the first companies to unveil a new offering that carries the Works with GoPro logo, as well as one of the first to have access to Works with GoPro verification tools,” said Brian Pridgeon, director of retail product marketing, SanDisk. “We strive to deliver a great user experience that includes performance, reliability and the peace of mind that data is safely stored. The early testing and verification through this program further confirms our customers get the best possible user experience with their SanDisk® cards and GoPro cameras.”
Works with GoPro is a verification program for products that work with GoPro cameras. Once verified, products have the option to feature a Works with GoPro logo so consumers can easily identify compatible products for their GoPro. Additionally, SanDisk is working with GoPro to ensure their products work optimally with GoPro’s lineup. The SanDisk Extreme and SanDisk Extreme PLUS microSD cards in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB* capacities have been verified as Works with GoPro cards, and are recommended for the latest Hero GoPro cameras, the Hero®4 Silver, the Hero®4 Black, and the Hero Session.
“GoPro users are passionate about capturing their experiences in incredible detail and sharing these moments with others,” said Adam Silver, GoPro director of strategic product partnerships. “We are excited to offer verified SanDisk microSD cards through our Works with GoPro program and are confident these cards will perform exceptionally well across the GoPro camera lineup, helping users capture memories on all their adventures.”
The SanDisk Extreme PLUS microSD cards offer outstanding performance, enabling users to quickly capture amazing moments, whether it’s skiing through fresh powder, scaling a mountain or simply enjoying a family vacation. Now with128GB*, users will also be able to store a significant number of media files simultaneously, including an estimated 96 music albums, 960 photos, and 400 minutes of 4K UHD video1.
The SanDisk Extreme PLUS microSD cards can capture fast-action photos, shoot continuous burst mode, or record 4K UHD video2 with UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) and UHS Video Speed Class 30 (V30) performance3. The quick read speed of up to 95MB/s** saves users time when transferring high-resolution images and 4K UHD videos2, making them ideal for action cameras, MIL cameras and Android™-based smartphones and tablets.
No matter where the moment happens, the SanDisk Extreme PLUS microSDHC and microSDXC UHS-I cards are designed for, and tested in, the harshest conditions to ensure the highest standards. All SanDisk Extreme PLUS microSD cards are shockproof, temperature-proof, waterproof, and X-ray-proof4.
Pricing and Availability
The new 128GB* SanDisk Extreme PLUS microSDXC UHS-I card will be available worldwide at an MSRP of $249.99. The SanDisk Extreme PLUS microSD card is available now in capacities from 16GB to 64GB*.
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Forward Looking Statements
This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, including expectations for new product offerings, product availability and continued engagement with GoPro for product compatibility and performance, that are based on 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: our product offerings may not be available when we expect or in the capacities that we expect, our engagement with GoPro to enhance product compatibility or performance may not continue as expected or be successful and the other risks detailed from time-to-time in SanDisk’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings and reports, including, but not limited to, its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended January 3, 2016. This news release contains information from third parties, which reflect their projections as of the date of issuance. All statements made in this news release are made only as of the date of this release. SanDisk undertakes no obligations to update the information in this release in the event facts or circumstances change after the date of this release.
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*1GB=1,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user storage less.
** Up to 95 MB/s read speed; up to 90 MB/s write speed. Based on internal testing; performance may be lower depending on host device, interface, usage conditions and other factors. 1 MB = 1,000,000 bytes.
1Approximations; Results and 4K Ultra HD (3840x2160) video support may vary based on host device, file attributes, and other factors.
2Compatible device required. Full HD (1920x1080) and 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) support may vary based upon host device, file attributes and other factors. See www.sandisk.com/HD.
3UHS Speed Class 3 designates a performance option designed to support real time video recording with UHS enabled host devices. 128GB only: UHS Video Speed Class 30 (V30) designates a performance option designed to support real-time video recording with UHS enabled host devices. See www.sdcard.org/consumers/speed.
4See www.sandisk.com/proof for additional information and limitations.
SanDisk and SanDisk Extreme are trademarks of SanDisk Corporation, registered in the U.S. and other countries. The microSD, microSDHC and microSDXC, are trademarks of SD-3C, LLC. GOPRO® and HERO® are trademarks or registered trademarks of GoPro, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.