SanDisk Connect Flash Drive Lets You Transfer Data Wirelessly
SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick. From the name itself, this flash drive can connect to your device wirelessly as it comes with built-in WiFi connectivity and of course a rechargeable battery that can lasts up to 4.5 hours.
This is the very first portable flash drive I’ve ever seen that features wireless data transfer as most of the wireless storage device that was first released were external hard drives from popular brands.
This wireless USB can also be used as an ordinary USB where you can plug it into USB ports like a regular flash drive.
In terms of specifications, the SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick feature 802.11n wireless and comes with an accompanying app for android, iOS, as well as for laptop and desktop computers like PC and Mac. The Connect Wireless Stick is available in different storage capacities ranging from 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB with the prices and link below.
SanDisk Ultra Fit: World’s Smallest 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive
Sandisk claims the Ultra Fit flash drive is capable of transferring a movie in 40 seconds and store up to 16 hours of Full HD video.
The Ultra Fit flash drive can deliver blazing speeds of up to 130MB/s and it is already available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities.
The 128GB SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive is currently priced at an MSRP of $119.99 and it is available online and local retailers worldwide.
SanDisk CloudSpeed Eco SSD Gen 2
This latest SSD series by the company is a 2.5-inch form factor SSD featuring 15nm NAND flash memory chips, a MTBF of 1.5 million hours and read and write speeds of up to 530/460 MB/s that is 3 times the bandwidth of the HDDs and 75K/13K IOPS.
The CloudSpeed Eco generation two also comes with SanDisk’s Guardian Technology platform including FlashGuard, EverGuard, and DataGuard. This SATA 6.0 SSD comes with a 5-year limited warranty and will be available through SanDisk ODMs and selected retailers this year.
SanDisk Extreme USB-Type C Portable Solid State Drives
This newest SSD is available in different variants and storage capacities, The Extreme 500 SSDs ranging from 120GB, 240GB and 480GB with prices from $99.99 to $239.99 while the Extreme 900 series which are available in 480GB, 960GB and 1.92TB has a price that starts from $399.99 to $999.99.
The SanDisk Extreme 500 and 900 series offers lightning-fast data transfer as it use Type C USB interface, which is also compatible with Apple devices.
SanDisk iXpand Adds Extra Storage Space to iOS Devices
SanDisk’s newest flash drive called iXpand is a unique USB device designed for Apple devices such as iPhone and iPad. When you need that extra storage space, you can used this thumb drive to back-up your iOS devices files such as videos, audio, playlist, photos to the drive. Once you have transferred your media files such as movies and audio files to the Sandisk iXpand, you can stream these files directly to your iPhone or iPad once connected to your device using the lightning connector stalk.
Be sure that your iOS devices is running on at least iOS 7.1 and plugging the device in your smartphone for the first time will display a prompt that you need to download the SanDisk’s iXpand app before you can used it.
This device is one of the near perfect flash drive I’ve ever seen as it is compatible with Apple devices and at the same time desktop PC. Aside from the extra lightning connector, it still have the typical USB 2.0 connector which allows you to transfer media files between your iOS device to a Mac or PC. Although, it will only work with any PC that runs at least Windows Vista and above, and OS X v10.6 and above for Mac.
Performance and Features
According to SanDisk, the iXpand has read speeds up to 13MB per second and write speeds up to 14MB per second with its USB 2.0 interface. The device also offers password protection for your files, with 128-bit AES encryption. In terms of aesthetics, the SanDisk iXpand lightning USB has a anodized-aluminum body with flexible black stalk for the lightning connector.
In addition, it features a iXpand companion iOS app that automatically free up space on your phone and sync photos and videos from the camera roll. The iOS flash drive also allows easy transfer of documents from your iPhone/iPad4 to a computer via USB port of the flash drive.
Using this thumb drive, you can also load up files from your computer and make them accessible on your phone like for instance you want to watch movies or play music directly from the drive. The SanDisk iXpand flash drive is compatible with all Lightning-enabled devices such as the the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini.
Where to Buy?
This flash drive designed for iOS devices can be purchase online worldwide, and it is available in different capacities ranging from 16GB to 128GB. The SanDisk iXpand is available in the Philippines via Lazada, Ensogo and OLX and can be purchased online using the links below.
SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive
This Ultra Dual USB features both micro-USB and USB 2.0 connectors in a single device that comes with storage capacities of 16GB 32GB, and 64GB. Each end has a protective cover and a loop in case you want to connect it to a string or keychain.
The SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive also features Memory Zone app that can be downloaded in the app store. This app basically lets you easily view and organize files stored on internal and external storage of your smartphone or tablet. You can buy this gadget starting from a price range of $19.99 to $49.99