SanDisk had unveiled its first iXpand Flash Drive for iPhone and iPad last in March last year. They had unveiled a new iXpand Flash Drive last month, that comes with a USB 3.0 connector for faster transfer speeds to PCs or Mac and is also very compact as it just weighs 5.3 only. It also comes with a redesigned iOS app that will help to easily manage the music, photos and videos. It is now available in India as well. Lets check out the other features and pricing of the device.
Features of SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive (2016)
- It comes in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB storage options.
- It supports USB 3.0 for faster transfer speeds.
- The flexible connector will let the user plug it directly into their iPhone or iPad without having to remove the case.
- The iXpand Drive app will make it very easy to manage the photos and videos and also enable the user to watch popular video formats.
- The iXpand app will automatically back up the iPhone or iPad’s camera roll when the drive is connected.
- It supports popular video formats (.WMV, .AVI, .MKV, .MP4, .MOV), so that the user can store and watch videos straight from the drive.
Compatibility of SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive (2016)
The Flash Drive is compatible with iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone SE, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad mini and iPod touch (5th generation) running iOS 8.2 or later.
The new SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive for iPhone and iPad has been priced at Rs 3,990 for 16GB, Rs 4,990 for 32GB, Rs 6,990 for 64GB and Rs 9,990 for the 128GB variant in India. It can be purchased from Amazon India (30 days exclusivity) and will later be available via other channels in a phased roll out.
On this occasion, Rajesh Gupta, Country Manager – India & SAARC, SanDisk Corporation, said:
“People are using their mobile phones to capture tons of photos and videos, and about 70% of iPhone users in India run out of memory every week and end up deleting files. Our line of mobile storage offerings can immediately help them free up space. With the new iXpand Flash Drive, people can spend more time using their iPhone to capture what they love, and less time worrying about how and where to transfer these photos and videos.”