SanDisk has entered into the portable SSD market and launched family of high-performance drives, it includes SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSDs and the SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSDs. The SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSDs is the world’s fastest line of Type C-based portable SSDs and the SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSDs is the company’s new pocket-sized, rugged drives. The SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSDs will be available worldwide in capacities of 120GB, 240GB and 480GB at Rs. 8,490, Rs. 12,990 & Rs. 22,990 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.
Commenting on the launch, Rajesh Gupta, Country Manager – India & SAARC, SanDisk, said:
“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 900 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 drives are ideal for photographers, videographers, creative professionals and tech enthusiasts who are looking to move massive files at phenomenal speeds, helping them to save time & simply work processes at the office or out in the field.
The SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSDs are all about performance and capacity. It comes in up to 1.92TB, the new drives feature transfer speeds nine times faster than a portable hard drive.It gives users a significant advantage when they are working with 4K video, taking detailed high-res photos or creating large graphics files.
With its compact, durable aluminium case, professionals can take the SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSD with them wherever they go, allowing them to carry a massive digital portfolio they can access and share in just seconds. With superfast speeds of up to 850MB/s, the SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSD 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. Designed for ultimate portability and durability, the SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSDs feature a sleek black finish with unique rubber bumpers, and a metal ring that easily clips into a bag.
Sam Nicholson, CEO of Stargate Studios and member of the American Society of Cinematographers, said:
“We are now shooting with as many as twelve 4K cameras at once, so on set I need the most reliable and cutting-edge technology available to access, share and transfer enormous files. Every minute counts when we are on location, so with these new, extraordinarily fast, portable SSDs from SanDisk, I can spend less time waiting on file transfer, and more time on creativity.”
These new portable SSDs are built to sustain the most rugged environments, featuring both temperature and impact-resistant materials, ideal for many work environments. The new family of SanDisk Extreme Portable SSDs also feature SanDisk SecureAccess software with 128-bit encryption to secure files, as said in press release.