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SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C OTG flash drive goes official

SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C OTG flash drive has been officially announced. It is the latest OTG drive to be launched at the Computex 2016 that comes with a retractable design. It has a USB Type-C connector on one side for connecting to smartphones, tablets and other devices and a USB 3.1 (Type-A) connector on the other side for PCs and laptops.

SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C OTG flash drive goes official

Features of SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C OTG flash drive

The SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C OTG flash drive comes in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB storage capacities. It has a read speed of up to 150 MBps but for the 16GB edition it is up to 130 MBps only. As we have already said, it comes with a USB Type-C connector and a USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-A) connector. It features a new retractable design that will let the users keep the ports safe. It is 20.07 mm thick and weighs only 9.1 grams. The device comes with a SanDisk Memory Zone app that will offer an easy way to organize, browse and back up files on an Android-powered mobile device.

The SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C OTG flash drive has been priced at MSRPs of US $19.99 (INR Rs 1,335 approximately) for 16GB, $29.99 (INR Rs 2,003 approximately) for 32GB, $39.99 (INR Rs 2,671 approximately) for 64GB and $69.99 (INR Rs 4,674 approximately) for 128GB storage variants. It comes with five-year warranty and will soon roll out via Amazon and other retailers globally.

The company had recently launched a new SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive for iPhone and iPad back in April this year.

Commenting on this announcement, Dinesh Bahal, vice president of SanDisk product marketing, Western Digital, said:

With its reversible connector, impressive speeds, and multi-purpose potential, USB Type-C is a game-changer.More Type-C devices are entering the market and through our Type-C mobile drives, we can offer consumers a complete line of mobile storage solutions. The new SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C flash drive now provides more than twice the capacity and offers the flexibility to quickly and conveniently move photos, videos and files between devices, as well as the freedom to expand device capacity.

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