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Western Digital Unveils Two SanDisk Portable SSDs

Western Digital has announced the launch of two new SanDisk portable SSDs – SanDisk Extreme PRO and SanDisk Extreme that are claimed to offer nearly 2x the speed over previous generations. The SanDisk Extreme and SanDisk Extreme PRO portable SSDs are ideal for use at home, in the office or out on location. The SanDisk Extreme portable SSD is a great go-to drive for those who need more memory and a durable and fast drive, while the SanDisk Extreme PRO was built for an avid pro who needs even, sustained performance and a drive that can go anywhere as stated by the company.

With capacities up to 4TB*, the new NVMe drives are perfect for creating content or capturing and moving incredible 4K and 8K footage with ease, which will be available in India from April 2021. The flagship SanDisk Extreme PRO portable SSD features a forged aluminum chassis made to stay cool under the pressure of a heavy workload and a durable silicone design to withstand the rigors of production. The drives also help keep content safe with password protection and an upgrade to 256-bit AES hardware encryption.

The new drives are compatible with PC and Mac computers. In addition to moving content to a PC or laptop, the new products also now allow users to back up mobile content quickly and easily thanks to compatibility with a range of USB Type-C smartphones.

Key Features

  • SanDisk Extreme PRO Portable SSD
  • Save time storing and transferring data with powerful NVMe solid state performance featuring up to 2000MB/s read and up to 2000MB/s write speeds
  • A forged aluminum chassis acts as a heatsink to deliver higher sustained speeds in a portable form factor
  • Up to two-metre drop protection and an IP55 rating make the drive tough enough to take on any adventure. The drive’s forged aluminum chassis and silicone shell design offer a premium feel and added protection
  • Helps keep private content private with password protection and an upgrade to 256-bit AES hardware encryption
  • The Extreme PRO SSD is compatible with all devices (whether you are working on PC or Mac computers, or  with USB Type C smartphones)
  • Offers 5-year limited warranty
  • SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD
  • Get NVMe solid state performance featuring up to 1050MB/s read and up to 1000MB/s write speeds in a portable, high-capacity drive that’s perfect for creating amazing content or capturing incredible footage
  • For added durability, the drive features up to two-metre drop protection and IP55 water and dust resistance
  • Durable silicone shell that offers a premium feel and added protection to the drive’s exterior
  • Helps keep private content private with password protection and an upgrade to 256-bit AES hardware encryption
  • The Extreme Portable SSD is designed to work with all devices- Windows,  Mac and USB Type C smartphones  
  • Offers 5-year limited warranty

Pricing and Availability

The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is availabl in 500GB* (Rs 7999 MSRP), 1TB (Rs 12999 MSRP), and 2TB (Rs 27499 MSRP), with the 4TB model shipping later in April 2021. The SanDisk Extreme PRO portable SSD is available now in 1TB (Rs 19999 MSRP) and 2TB (Rs 34999 MSRP) with 4TB model shipping in April 2021.

Consumers can avail a limited period offer on both the SanDisk Extreme and SanDisk Extreme PRO SSD on purchase through Amazon and Flipkart – INR 600/- off on 500GB variant and INR 1000/- off on 1TB and above variant.

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