SanDisk to release a dual flash drive with 128GB storage option

By: Costea Lestoc
2 minute read

SanDisk Corporation was founded 28 years ago, but in October 2015 was bought by Western Digital. Its key product lines include solid-state drives, enterprise software, embedded storage, memory cards, music players, USB Flash drives, and mobile storage. Its newest category is a dual Type-C USB, recently announced at COMPUTEX 2016 which kicked off on May 31 in Taipei.

The SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Type-C Flash Drive will be available in four variants: 16GB ($19.99), 32GB ($29.99), 64GB ($39.99) and 128GB ($69.99). They’re positioned as the perfect solution for those who have a smartphone, tablet, or a computer with any of the two known ports. The device will feature a full-sized USB-A plug for PCs and a USB-C plug on the other side. This means that from now on, people will no longer need to use a separate flash drive for computers and phones as the Ultra Dual USB Type-C Flash Drive will serve for both purposes.

With this Ultra Dual USB Type-C Flash Drive, users can quickly move files from a USB-C phone to a USB-A computer/laptop and vice versa, as the new version with USB 3.1 spec boasts read speeds of up to 150MB/s.

“By 2020 we expect that 44 percent of all mobile phones sold worldwide will include a USB-C connector, that’s about 800% growth over the next four years,” said Ken Hyers, director, Wireless Device Strategies, Strategy Analytics, who added that “At this rate of anticipated growth, we expect to see more and more solutions like the SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C flash drive that offer consumers a way to move and access their content between devices with varying connectors.”

The Ultra Dual USB Type-C Flash Drive will be available for purchase through Amazon and other retailers.

RELATED STORIES TO CHECK OUT:

For various PC problems, we recommend this tool.

This software will repair common computer errors, protect you from file loss, malware, hardware failure and optimize your PC for maximum performance. Fix PC issues now in 3 easy steps:

  1. Download this PC Repair Tool rated "Excellent" on TrustPilot.com.
  2. Click “Start Scan” to find Windows issues that could be causing PC problems.
  3. Click “Repair All” to fix all issues with Patended Technologies (requires upgrade).

Discussions

Next up

Best Windows 10 antivirus software to use in 2018

By: Radu Tyrsina
7 minute read

Update – 2018 will soon come to an end and we already have a guide on what is the best antivirus you should get in […]

Continue Reading

These features are out for good with Windows 10 version 1809

iamsovy@gmail.com' By: Sovan Mandal
2 minute read

Microsoft is all set to launch its next big update, Windows 10 version 1809 in October. While that should be a nice piece of news […]

Continue Reading

Windows 10 18H2 builds no longer receive new features

By: Matthew Adams
3 minute read

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update (otherwise 18H2) rollout might now be two to three weeks away. For the last few months, new build previews […]

Continue Reading