SanDisk is now bridging the gap between sharing files from Android device with the brand new Ultra Dual USB Drive. It is a USB flash drive that features both a USB 2.0 connector and a micro USB connector, all in a small, sleek, and durable design.
The SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive is designed for the Android device user who wants an easy and simple way to move content to their devices. It can be from your desktop or laptop, all by simply dragging and dropping the files to the drive. You can move content like movies, music, photos, apps, documents, presentations, and much more. It can be used to free up space on your smartphone, to back up important files, and for the transfer of files.
This new USB drive automatically integrates with the SanDisk Memory Zone app, which is available for download on Google Play. It will let you view, copy, back up, move, and organize the files. It makes it easier to do the dreaded cleaning of your smartphone, a hassle that no one wants to deal with.
The design of the Ultra Dual USB drive is meant to be simple and durable. For instance there is not a cap for each connector, but instead a retractable cover that will keep the connectors safe.
The SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive is available worldwide starting today and can be easily purchased from www.sandisk.com. The 16GB size will retail for $19.99 and the 64GB variant for $49.99. Stay tuned for our full review of this unique device, but in the mean time you can see a press release below.
SanDisk Announces ITS FIRST DUAL USB DRIVE DESIGNED to Transfer and Backup Content Between Mobile Devices and Computers
MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 – SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced the SanDisk Ultra® Dual USB Drive, a USB flash drive featuring both a micro-USB and a USB 2.0 connector in a sleek and sturdy form factor. The SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive is designed for Android™ smartphone and tablet users who need an easy way to move content such as photos and videos from their mobile devices. The drive allows users to safely store and backup files, free-up space, or simply transfer multimedia between their smartphones, tablets and computers.
“The SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive provides a simple, convenient way to offload and backup files from smartphones and tablets – with the peace of mind that comes with the trusted SanDisk brand,” said Dinesh Bahal, vice president, product marketing, SanDisk. “This new drive integrates with SanDisk’s Memory Zone app to make freeing up space on mobile devices simpler than ever, improving the user experience.”
The SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive provides a convenient way to transfer content via an Android-powered smartphone or tablet’s micro-USB port and a computer’s USB connection. While other methods of transferring files from a mobile device to a computer require wires, applications or a wireless set-up, the SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive simply needs to be connected to a mobile device supporting USB on-the-go (OTG)1 to access up to 64GB2 of ‘plug and play’ storage capacity. Additionally, the drive’s dual USB ports feature a retractable cover, meaning no caps to lose while still keeping the connectors safe.
SanDisk is making content management even easier with the SanDisk Memory Zone app, available for download on Google Play™. With the SanDisk Memory Zone app, users are able to better organize files stored on internal and external phone memory for management, viewing, copying and backup – further easing the hassle of freeing up the memory on their mobile device.
Pricing and Availability
The SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive is available worldwide and on www.sandisk.com in 16GB to 64GB capacities carrying MSRPs of $19.99 to $49.99.