SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive Bats For Both Teams With USB-A And USB-C Connectors

SanDisk just revealed the Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C flash drive at Computex 2016 that features a new retractable design, faster speeds and higher capacity. The flash drive thoughtfully includes one reversible USB Type-C connector and one standard USB (Type-A) connector. This allows consumers to free up space on their smartphone or tablet or transfer files between smartphones, tablets, and computers. The flash drive comes in up to 128GB capacities and delivers a high-speed USB 3.1 performance of up to 150MB/s. The 16GB version only goes up to to 130 MB/s. 


Dinesh Bahal, Vice President of SanDisk Product Marketing, Western Digital, stated, “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 USB is 0.37 x 1.50 x 0.79 in and weighs in at 9.1 g. It is compatible with Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and Mac OS X v10.6 or higher. Users can also download the SanDisk Memory Zone app offers an easy way to organize, browse, and back-up files on Android devices.

Ken Hyers, director, Wireless Device Strategies, Strategy Analytics, noted, “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. 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 SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Type-C Flash Drive features a five-year warranty, ranges in price between $19.99 and $69.99 USD, and is available now.