Western Digital Helps Consumers Capture and Keep More with Range of New Bigger, Faster Solutions

Enhanced SanDisk portfolio demonstrates memory card storage innovation

SAN JOSE, Calif. - October 18, 2023

Western Digital today announces a lineup of new solutions from its award-winning SanDisk® brand that are designed to satisfy consumers’ needs for more storage both at home and on the go. In a world of pixelated memories and digitalized experiences, the need for more space remains constant. Whether documenting a child’s first steps, conducting wildlife research, or backing up a carefully curated music library, these new solutions from SanDisk are built for capturing and preserving life’s journeys.

“We understand that peoples’ storage needs continuously evolve, from personal photos, videos and files to professional content, which is what pushes us to redefine the limits of what’s possible,” says Susan Park, Vice President, Consumer Solutions, Western Digital. “Our goal is to continue creating easy-to-use, trusted solutions that people rely on today and tomorrow, and we hope the solutions we are launching today inspire people to keep creating.”

Built for today’s adventure and ready for tomorrow’s journey, the exciting new breadth of SanDisk solutions helps expand storage for everyone’s needs:

1.5TB SanDisk Ultra microSD UHS-I cards – World’s Fastest 1.5TB High-Capacity UHS-I microSD Card

Ideal for Android™ devices, Chromebooks and Windows® laptops, the new 1.5TB* microSD™ card offers massive space for more of what matters.

  • Pushing beyond previous limits: The world’s fastest 1.5TB* microSD UHS-I card with transfer speeds up to 150MB/s read** when paired with a SanDisk MobileMate® USB 3.0 microSD card reader builds upon SanDisk’s strong and long-lasting legacy of innovation in storage.

  • Wide compatibility: Expand your storage in a flash for host devices that support UHS-I microSD cards, such as Android smartphones and tablets, Chromebooks, and Windows laptops.

  • Availability: The new 1.5TB* cards are available now with an MSRP of $229.99 in the United States and are backed by a 10-year limited warranty1. This SanDisk Ultra® card is available through the Western Digital Store and authorized e-tailers, and available through brick-and-mortar retailers under the Ultra PLUS name with read speeds up to 160MB/s**.

SanDisk PRO-CINEMA CFexpress Type B card – Hollywood-Quality Memory Card

Launched recently ahead of IBC2023, the SanDisk PRO-CINEMA CFexpress™ Type B cards provide the professional performance needed to deliver the highest quality cinematic footage.

  • Cinema-quality performance: With minimum sustained write speeds of 1,400MB/s**, the SanDisk PRO-CINEMA CFexpress Type B card lets users capture cinema-quality 8K video2 without dropping frames.

  • Durable enclosure: Withstands up to 1-meter drops and up to 50 newtons (11.2 pounds-force) of force3 to help protect irreplaceable footage and videos.

  • PRO-READER and PRO-DOCK 4 compatible: Pair the PRO-CINEMA CFexpress Type B card with the SanDisk Professional PRO-READER CFexpress and the PRO-DOCK 4 devices (sold separately) for scalable, simultaneous offloads that help to maximize productivity.

  • Availability: Available now from the Western Digital Store and through authorized SanDisk retailers, e-tailers and distributors. MSRP in the United States starts at $399.99 for 320GB* with a lifetime limited warranty1.

SanDisk Outdoors SD and microSD UHS-I Cards – Trail Cam Card for All Seasons

Designed for trail cameras and other devices used outside, the SanDisk Outdoors™ line of cards delivers the fast performance required to capture footage in up to 4K2 quality.

  • Even more ultra-realistic footage: Available in high capacities up to 512GB*, the cards are available in HD, Full HD and 4K2 varieties to ensure support for a large range of host devices whether conducting wildlife research, plant monitoring or land/property surveillance.

  • Hard to miss: The new cards feature a vivid Blaze Orange enclosure to help ensure it stands out whether dropped on the forest floor, in fields and water, or just when used in lowlight conditions.

  • Built to last: Able to withstand extreme temperatures from -25°C (-13°F) to 85°C (185°F) and submersion in 1 meter of fresh or salt water for up to 72 hours, the SanDisk Outdoors 4K SD UHS-I card also withstands relative humidity of 95% while in use.4

  • Availability: The Outdoors SD and microSD cards are available now for pre-order through the Western Digital Store and they are expected to ship by the end of November. U.S. MSRP starts at $16.99 for 64GB* of the 4K SD card and $11.99 for 32GB* of the 4K microSD card. All cards are backed by a lifetime limited warranty1.

Updated SanDisk USB Offerings – Multi-Connector Flash Drives in Vibrant Colors

These refreshed USB flash drives allow users to take and store even more photos and access them across their different devices (including smartphones, tablets and computers) without slowing down.

  • SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive Luxe USB Type-C™: All-metal 2-in-1 flash drive with reversible USB Type-C and Type-A connectors that is available in Gold (128GB-512GB*) and Silver. Automatically back up photos using the SanDisk Memory Zone™ app.5 Available in up to 1TB*, this drive features high-performance USB 3.2 Gen 1 for quick file transfers.

    • Availability: U.S. MSRP for the new Gold color starts at $22.99 for 128GB* and it is expected to start shipping by the upcoming Winter season. Silver is available now for purchase through the Western Digital Store and authorized SanDisk retailers, e-tailers and distributors.

  • SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive Go USB Type-C: Simple-to-use storage that works across USB Type-C and Type-A devices now with up to 400MB/s transfer speeds.** Its dual-purpose swivel design helps to protect the connectors while on the go. This flash drive is available in 64GB-256GB* in Absinthe Green, Lavender and Navagio Bay, and up to 1TB* in Black.

    • Availability: U.S. MSRP for the new colors starts at just $14.99 for 64GB*. All colors are available now for purchase through the Western Digital Store and authorized SanDisk retailers, e-tailers and distributors.

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About Western Digital
Western Digital is on a mission to unlock the potential of data by harnessing the possibility to use it. With Flash and HDD franchises, underpinned by advancements in memory technologies, we create breakthrough innovations and powerful data storage solutions that enable the world to actualize its aspirations. Core to our values, we recognize the urgency to combat climate change and have committed to ambitious carbon reduction goals approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. Learn more about Western Digital and the Western Digital®, SanDisk® and WD® brands at www.westerndigital.com.

* 1GB=1,000,000,000 bytes. 1TB=1,000,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user storage less.

** Speeds vary by product and capacity. Based on internal testing; performance may be lower depending upon host device, interface, usage conditions and other factors. 1MB = 1,000,000 bytes. USB Type-C port with USB 3.1 Gen 1/ USB 3.0 support required for SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive Luxe USB Type-C and Dual Drive Go USB Type-C.

1 30-year warranty in Germany, Canada, and other regions not recognizing a lifetime warranty. See www.sandisk.com/wug.

2 HD (1280x720), Full HD (1920x1080), 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) and 8K(7680x4320) video support may vary based upon host device, file attributes and other factors.

3 Based on internal testing.

4 Card only. See www.sandisk.com/proof.

5 Download and installation of SanDisk Memory Zone app required. See www.sandisk.com/memoryzone.

Western Digital, the Western Digital design, the Western Digital logo, SanDisk, the SanDisk logo, SanDisk Professional, Memory Zone, MobileMate, SanDisk Outdoors and SanDisk Ultra are registered trademarks or trademarks of Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates in the US and/or other countries. CFexpress is a mark of the CompactFlash Association. The microSD mark and logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of SD-3C LLC. USB Type-C is a trademark of USB Implementers Forum. Android and Chromebook are trademarks of Google LLC. Windows is a trademark of the Microsoft Corporation. All other marks are the property of their respective owners. Product specifications subject to change without notice. Pictures shown may vary from actual products.

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Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is the seller of record and licensee in the Americas of SanDisk® products.

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