SanDisk, a subsidiary of Western Digital has announced two new high-performance external SSDs for the Indian market, namely the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD and SanDisk Extreme PRO Portable SSD. They feature durable and shock-resistant designs, and they offer speeds up to 2000MB/s for reads and writes. The Extreme Portable and Extreme PRO Portable SSDs are designed to meet the high-speed storage needs of professional photographers, videographers, and enthusiasts.
The SanDisk Extreme Portable features up to 1050MB/s read and up to 1000MB/s write speeds, while the SanDisk Extreme PRO Portable SSD features up to 2000MB/s read and up to 2000MB/s write speeds. For data security, they feature built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption and password protection.
Regarding drive durability, the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD has a silicone shell while the Extreme PRO Portable has a forged aluminum chassis and silicone shell design. They both have an integrated carabiner loop in the body, which is helpful to secure them to a belt loop or backpack. They claim drop-protection from up to 2 meters, and they are also IP55 dust and water-resistant.
SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD Pricing & Availability
The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is available now at the following prices:
- 500GB – Rs. 7999
- 1TB – Rs. 12999
- 2TB – Rs. 27499
The SanDisk Extreme PRO Portable SSD is available now at the following prices:
- 1TB – Rs 19999
- 2TB – Rs 34999
4TB variants of both the SanDisk Extreme Portable and Extreme PRO portable SSDs will start shipping in April 2021.