The New Drive Offers Low-profile Design Ideal for Media Enthusiasts
Manila, Philippines, August 26, 2014– SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced the release of the high-speed SanDisk Ultra Fit™ USB 3.0 Flash Drive that delivers exceptional performance in a tiny form factor, while providing expanded storage for PCs and other devices. Media enthusiasts can now transfer a full-length movie in 40 seconds1, enjoy transfer speeds up to ten times faster than standard USB 2.0 drives2 and be confident the streamlined USB will offer reliable storage in minimal space.
“As a leader in the flash storage space, our goal has always been to deliver the best, most reliable products,” said Candy Gao, Country Manager, Hong Kong and Philippines, SanDisk. “While there are other USB 3.0 products on the market, SanDisk’s Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive offers consumers superior performance and impressive capacity in an extremely compact design.”
The SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive builds upon the success of the extremely popular Cruzer Fit™ USB flash drive, a strong player in the “plug and stay” category – using a low-profile, compact 2.0 USB solution to expand a device’s storage capacity. The SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 will offer an updated, modern design, as well as impressive increased performance to move media quickly between devices. It’s an ideal companion for notebooks, tablets, TVs, gaming consoles, car audio systems, and more. The 64GB and 32GB3 versions offer write speeds up to 10 times faster than standard USB 2.0 drives, while the 16GB version offers up to 5 times faster write speeds than standard USB 2.0 drives2. All capacities provide up to 130MB/s read2 speeds, feature SanDisk SecureAccess™ software to keep private files safe with password protection and 128-bit encryption, and include a year’s subscription to RescuePRO® software4 to recover lost or corrupted files.
Pricing and Availability
The SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive is now available in SanDisk’s network of authorized distributors and resellers in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities at an MSRP of Php 699.00, Php 1,299.00 and Php 2,639.00 respectively.
1 64GB & 32GB only: Based on 1.2GB MPEG-4 video transfer with USB 3.0 host device. Results may vary based on host device, file attributes and other factors.
2 Up to 130MB/s read speed. 64GB & 32GB: Write to drive up to 10 times faster than standard USB 2.0 drives (4MB/s); 16GB: Write up to 5 times faster than standard USB 2.0 drives (4MB/s); USB 3.0 port required. Based on internal testing; performance may be lower depending on host device. 1MB=1,000,000 bytes.
3 1GB=1,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user storage less.
4 Registration required; terms and conditions apply.