The new SSDs claim to offer around twice the transfer speed over previous generations.
Western Digital says that the new SSDs are built to keep up with today’s high quality content demands, professional photographers, videographers and other storage related needs.
Pricing and Availability
The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD comes in up to 4TB models and price starts at Rs 7,999 for the 500GB model. The 1TB and 2TB models cost Rs 12,999 and Rs 27,499 respectively. All three models are now available for purchase.
The SanDisk Extreme PRO portable SSD is also available now in 1TB model that costs Rs 19,999 and 2TB model is priced at Rs 34,999.
The 4TB models for both the SSDs will be available later in April this year.
WD is also offering a limited period offer on both the SanDisk Extreme and SanDisk Extreme PRO SSD on purchase through Amazon and Flipkart. Buyers will get Rs 600 off on 500GB variant and Rs 1,000 off on 1TB and above variants.
SanDisk Extreme PRO Portable SSD: Key features
The SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD comes with an aluminum chassis that acts as a heatsink. The drive also comes with two-metre drop protection and an IP55 rating for added durability.
The SSD drive is compatible with all devices and operating systems including Windows, Mac, Android and tablet devices.
The drive claims to offer read and write speeds of up to 2000MB/s.
Apart from this, it also comes with 256-bit AES hardware encryption.
SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD: Key features
The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD claims to offer read speed of up to 1050MB/s and write speed of up to 1000MB/s.
Just like the Pro version, it also comes with two-metre drop protection, IP55 water and dust resistance rating, durable exterior, 265-bit hardware encryption and more.
In terms of compatibility, the drive works with Windows, macOS and Android devices.