MWC 2015: SanDisk launches Dual USB drive

SanDisk today introduced two new mobile memory solutions — Dual USB Drive with type C connector and the 128GB iXpand flash drive.

Both are designed for iPhone and iPad and transfer content directly from a mobile device to a Mac or a PC computer.

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The new Dual USB Drive features a Type C connector on one end and a USB 3.0 on the other for fast transfer between next-generation devices and PC or Mac computers. The new Dual USB Drive will initially be available in a 32GB capacity.

It also works with the SanDisk Memory Zone app, which gives users even greater control over their mobile device’s memory storage.

When the device is connected, the Memory Zone app auto-launches, and allows users to easily manage and transfer content between their mobile device and the drive.

SanDisk is also offering a new 128GB iXpand Flash Drive. When used with the new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3 128GB models, the new iXpand Flash Drive doubles the available storage for photos and videos, music, and other multimedia files.

The iXpand Sync app, allows users to automatically sync, backup and transfer photos and videos. It launches when the iXpand Flash Drive is plugged into an iPhone or iPad.

The iXpand Sync app also allows users to use Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint identity sensor on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 running iOS 8.

The 32GB SanDisk Dual USB Drive with Type C connector features a two-year warranty and will be available worldwide in second quarter.

The iXpand Flash Drive features a two-year warranty. It is available in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities, with a price of $59.99 to $149.99.


Vishal Kawadkar

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