Storage solutions provider Western Digital today launched the company’s first flash drive with dual Lightning and USB Type-C connectors, the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Luxe in India. This is built for consumers who are searching for a stylish and reliable solution to share content across their compatible devices, including iPhone devices and Mac computers.
With both Lightning and USB Type-C connectors and an all-metal casing, the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Luxe provides a sleek way for users to seamlessly access and move files between iPhone, iPad Pro, Mac and other USB Type-C devices, including Android phones, the company said in a statement.
Western Digital resolves the hassle of moving files between devices with different connectors with the new SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Luxe, it said. This new flash drive comes with two connectors, which enables a quick move of files, eliminating the need to email content from one device to another in order to upload or save, it added.
Khalid Wani, Sales Director, India, Western Digital, said, “We are excited to introduce SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Luxe that offers a one-stop solution to make data more accessible across gadgets, so consumers can stop worrying about connectivity or lack of storage space, and live their digital lives to the fullest.”
Once files are on the drive, they can be transferred using the high-speed USB 3.0 connector to a USB Type-C-compatible computer. Consumers who want a heightened sense of privacy can password-protect their files and photos with the iXpand Drive app. The app can also be used to free up space on an iPhone or to automatically back up photos, videos, documents and contacts without the hassle of a slow internet connection. The drive is available in 64GB, 128GB and256GB, allowing more space for photos, videos and games.
Jaganathan Chelliah, Director- Marketing, India, Western Digital, said, “Today’s consumers are always on-the-go – working from remote locations, travelling, and switching from place to place while creating content on their iPhones and transferring it to multiple other devices for editing, sharing and back up. Data transfer and storage should be the last thing that they should worry about. This is exactly where the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Luxe comes into play which enables you to work seamlessly across your iPhone and other devices.”
The new SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Luxe is available at the Western Digital Store, Amazon and other select retailers. It’s available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB with at Rs 4,449, Rs 5,919 and Rs 8,999 respectively.