SanDisk launches a first product featuring an integrated USB Type-C connector, making it ideal for future laptops and PCs, together with a 128GB iXpand Flash Drive designed for iPad and iPhone.
As the name suggests, the Dual USB Drive with Type-C connector includes a regular USB 3.0 connector for data transfer between next- and current-gen devices and PCs. It is initially available in 32GB capacity and is compatible with the SanDisk Memory Zone Android device app.
Meanwhile the iXpand Flash Drive is ideal for cable- and internet connection-free data transfers between iDevices and Macs or PCs. Now available in 128GB capacity, it uses the companion iXpand Sync app to automatically sync, backup and transfer photos and videos, and also enables playback of videos in non-native AVI, MKV and WMV6 formats.
Additionally the app uses the TouchID fingerprint sensor to decrypt sensitive files, use popular apps and save directly on the drive.
The SanDisk Dual USB Drive and is available from Q2 2015, while the 128GB iXpand Flash Drive is already shipping.