SanDisk unveils fast new external SSDs

New Delhi, September 8, 2015: Flash storage leader SanDisk Corporation  has extended its range  into external Solid state drives with the SanDisk Extreme® 900 Portable SSDs, the world’s fastest line of Type C-based portable SSDs; and the SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSDs, the company’s new pocket-sized, rugged drives.

The SanDisk Extreme 900 available in up to 1.92TB size,  drives feature speeds of up to nine times faster than a portable hard drive, while the SanDisk Extreme 500 drives offer speeds up to four times faster. These powerful solutions are ideal for photographers, videographers, creative professionals and tech enthusiasts looking to move massive files at phenomenal speeds, helping them save time and simplify work processes at the office or out in the field.

Says Rajesh Gupta, Country Manager – India & SAARC, SanDisk: “As a recognized leader in developing solutions for professional photographers and videographers, we designed this game-changing family of offerings to provide our customers with even greater speeds and capacities to keep up with rapidly increasing demands for high-quality content. Whether a professional or amateur, this level of portability, speed and capacity is exceptional, and we believe it will transform the way people create and produce high quality video content—ultimately saving them time and money.”

The SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSDs  give users a significant advantage when they are working with 4K video, taking detailed high-res photos or creating large graphics files. It has  superfast speeds of up to 850MB/s, the  and dramatically reduces wait times, instantly accelerating user work flow regardless of file size. These new drives come with both USB Type-C and Type-A cables to provide the ultimate flexibility when working between systems.

The SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD is less than half the size of your smartphone and delivers more than four times the speed of a portable hard drive The new pocket-sized drive allows users to transfer big videos and photo libraries at up to 415MB/s.  Available in up to 480GB capacity, this light-weight yet durable drive is a high-performance solution suitable for anyone looking for a fast, reliable storage on the go.

The SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSDs will be available in capacities of 120GB, 240GB and 480GB at Rs.8490, Rs.12990 and Rs.22990 respectively. The SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSDs will also be available in Q3 in capacities of 480GB (Rs.35990), 960GB (Rs.53990) and 1.92TB (Rs.89990). Both new SSD lines feature a three-year warranty.