Here comes 1TB pen drive for USB Type-C smartphones in India

Storage solutions major Western Digital on Monday introduced a 1TB pen drive for USB Type-C smartphones in India that would cost Rs 13,529.

The next-gen pen drive named ‘SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive Luxe USB Type-C’ offers a read speed of up to 150MB second.

Today, more than 40 per cent of the smartphones have a USB Type-C interface that enables faster transfer of data.

“We are adding a new USB Type-C mobile Pendrive to our SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive portfolio. It is a 2-in-1 high-quality all metal flash drive that offers huge storage to take it on the go and live the digital lifestyle to the fullest,” said Jaganathan Chelliah, Director, Marketing, Western Digital.

The high-capacity storage solution helps to easily and nimbly transfer content between USB Type-C smartphones, tablets, laptops and computers.

“It offers customers the freedom to create and store more photos and videos and transfer content easily from their smartphones to other devices,” said Khalid Wani, Director, Channel Sales, Western Digital.

The pen drive comes preloaded with the SanDisk Memory Zone app, a powerful content management tool.

Once installed on the smartphone, the app helps organize content from different devices, whether it’s on the phone, a microSD card, or on the cloud, in one view.

It also helps back up photos, videos, contacts, and social media accounts.

The pen drive would be available on Amazon starting July 4. It also has 32GB version for at Rs 849.