SanDisk Corporation, today entered the portable SSD market 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 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.
"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," said Rajesh Gupta, Country Manager - India & SAARC, SanDisk.
He added,"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 available in up to 1.92TB, the new drives features transfer speeds nine times faster than a portable hard drive. With superfast speeds of up to 850MB/s, the SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSD dramatically reduces wait times.
On the other hand, 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 up to 415MB/s.
"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," said Sam Nicholson, CEO of Stargate Studios and member of the American Society of Cinematographers.
The SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSDs will be available worldwide in capacities of 120GB, 240GB and 480GB at Rs.8490, Rs.12990 and Rs.22990 respectively.
Meanwhile, the SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSDs will also be available in Q3 in capacities of 480GB for Rs.35,990, 960GB for Rs.53,990 and 1.92TB for Rs.89,990.