Manisha Sood, Country Manager and Director(India and SAARC), centre, with Hon Wai Cheah, Director Marketing Management, APAC and Marco Wong Product Marketing Manager APAC, launching new range of SanDisk products in India, June 20 2012
New SanDisk flash product range in India includes world's fastest memory card

Bangalore, June 21, 2012— Global flash memory storage leader, SanDisk Corporation, has unveiled a suite of new retail products in India that includes its fastest, thinnest and highest-capacity USB flash drives, as well as the world’s fastest memory card for smartphones and tablets. The new SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC UHS-I card is the world’s fastest memory card. It is ideal for smartphone and tablet users who want to boost their device’s storage capacity while enjoying the fastest mobile experience. 

Says Manisha  Sood, Country Manager & Director, India and SAARC, SanDisk: “India is an important market for SanDisk, and today serves as the perfect launch platform for our new USB flash drives and industry-leading memory card. Our new products offer compelling benefits to consumers, ranging from fast file transfers and large capacities to stylish reliable storage.” 

“SanDisk is the retail market leader in USB flash drives and memory cards in APAC,” adds Hon Wai Cheah, Director, Product Marketing Management, APAC, SanDisk. 

The USB 3.0-enabled SanDisk Extreme USB flash drive can transfer, store and share large files up to 10 times faster with speeds of up to 190MB/s. It can transfer smaller files almost instantaneously and larger files such as a 3GB file in 20 seconds or a 40GB file in four minutes. It is available in 16GB-64GB at prices ranging from Rs 1,651- Rs 5,189.

The 128GB Cruzer Glide USB flash drive is SanDisk’s highest-capacity USB drive ever, and features reliable, secure and portable storage for photos, videos, music and other files. The drive is an ideal companion for anyone using ultra-thin notebooks, which are often limited to 128GB of storage. In such a configuration, the Cruzer Glide USB allows consumers to double their available storage with a convenient portable solution. The drive is in 4GB-128GB capacities Rs 301- Rs 6161.

The Cruzer Facet USB flash drive is a durable drive with stainless-steel casing designed with a variety of rich vibrant colors and a faceted texture. The Cruzer Facet USB flash drive combines function and personality making it the perfect solution for the distinctive individual to store digital files. It is available in 4GB-32GB capacities carrying MSRPs of INR 283-INR 1,448.

The SanDisk Extreme Pro Micro SDHC UHS-1 card enables smartphone and tablet users to fully enjoy their mobile device’s advanced applications. With a UHS Speed Class 1 rating (Class 10 equivalent), it allows consumers to record superior Full HD videos, even in 3D.The card is ideal for mobile imaging applications, offering up to 90MB/sec write speed for capturing multiple photos using burst mode with a UHS-I enabled mobile device. With up to 95 MB/sec read speed9, the card moves files quickly between host devices. The card is available in 8GB and 16GB capacities at between Rs 2,599- Rs4,699. 

The new suite of USB flash drives and the SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC UHS-I card will be available in India by the third quarter of this year.