SanDisk unveils its thinnest, fastest, and highest-capacity USB flash drives

Jun 20, 2012
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SanDisk has unveiled a new lineup of USB flash drives that are the company's fastest, thinnest, and highest-capacity USB drives to date. The lineup, which includes four new models, offers a wide range of form factors and styles, but all come with SanDisk's reliability that consumers can count on for storing their important files.

The first of the new batch is the SanDisk Extreme USB flash drive, which is USB 3.0-enabled and can store and share large files up to 10 times faster at speeds of up to 190MB/s. A 3GB file can be transferred in 20 seconds, while a 40GB file can be transferred in just four minutes. The flash drive comes in 16GB to 64GB capacities, priced from $64.99 to $159.99.

The Cruzer Glide USB flash drive offers SanDisk's highest-capacity USB drive, able to store up to 128GB worth of data. Considering that many ultra-thin notebooks these days sport flash drive limited to 128GB of storage, using the Cruzer Glide in tandem would essentially double your portable storage capacity. The Cruzer Glide is available now in 4GB to 64GB capacities starting at $19.99. The 128GB version will be available in Q3 of 2012 for $249.99.

The Cruzer Facet USB flash drive emphasizes personality and fashion, featuring a stainless steel casing along with a colorful faceted texture. It is available in 8GB to 32GB capacities priced from $32.99 to $84.99. Similarly geared towards style, is the Cruzer Pop USB flash drive, which is hoping to appeal to younger consumers. It has a unique "pop" open design and comes in rich colors and patterns. It is SanDisk's thinnest USB drive and comes in 8GB to 32GB capacities, priced from $32.99 to $84.99.


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