First 2-in-1 Flash Drive for Moving Content Seamlessly Between iPhone and USB Type-C™ Devices by western digital

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Built for consumers who are searching for a stylish and reliable solution to share content across their compatible devices, including iPhone devices and Mac computers,1 Western Digital announced the company’s first flash drive with dual Lightning and USB Type-C connectors, the SanDisk® iXpand® Flash Drive Luxe. With both Lightning and USB Type-C connectors and an all-metal casing, the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Luxe provides a sleek way for users to seamlessly access and move files between iPhone, iPad Pro, Mac, and other USB Type-C devices, including Android™ phones.1

Western Digital resolves the hassle of moving files between devices with different connectors with the new SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Luxe. This new flash drive comes with two connectors, which enable a quick move of files, eliminating the need to email content from one device to another in order to upload or save.1 Once files are on the drive, they can be transferred using the high-speed USB 3.0 connector to a USB Type-C-compatible computer. Consumers who want a heightened sense of privacy can password-protect their files and photos3 with the iXpand® Drive app. The app can also be used to free up space on an iPhone or to automatically back up photos, videos, documents, and contacts without the hassle of a slow internet connection.2 The drive is available in 64GB*, 128GB* and 256GB*, allowing more space for photos, videos, and games.2

Key Features

  • Seamlessly move content between compatible devices, iPhone, iPad Pro, Mac as well as USB Type-C devices, including Android phones.1
  • All-metal casing flash drive with dual Lightning and USB Type-C connectors.
  • Easily free up space on iPhone devices so you can keep creating content.1
  • Automatically back up iPhone photos, videos and more.2
  • Password-protect your files across iPhone, PC and Mac devices.1,3
  • Stylish dual-purpose swivel design protects connectors and features a keyring hole to take the drive on the go.

Pricing and Availability
The new SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Luxe is backed by a 2-year limited warranty and is available now at the Western Digital Store, Amazon and other select retailers. The SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Luxe is available in 64GB*, 128GB* and 256GB* with MSRPs of $44.99, $59.99 and $89.99 USD respectively.

* 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user storage capacity less.
1 For iPhone, iPad Pro, and iPod compatibility see http://www.sandisk.com/support/ixpandcompatibility. Android™ device requires USB Type-C™ port and On-The-Go (OTG) support. See www.sandisk.com/dualdrive-c for a list of compatible devices.
2 iXpand® Drive app required (except for Android devices). Available for download from the App Store. iOS 10.0.2 or higher required. Set up automatic backup within app settings. Terms and conditions apply.
3 Password protection is supported by iOS 10.0.2 and higher, macOS 10.9 and higher, Windows® 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

About Western Digital
Western Digital creates environments for data to thrive. As a leader in data infrastructure, the company is driving the innovation needed to help customers capture, preserve, access and transform an ever-increasing diversity of data. Everywhere data lives, from advanced data centers to mobile sensors to personal devices, our industry-leading solutions deliver the possibilities of data. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk®, and WD® brands.

Western Digital, the Western Digital logo, G-Technology, SanDisk, the SanDisk logo, iXpand, the iXpand logo, and WD are registered trademarks or trademarks of Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates in the U.S. and/or other countries. USB Type-C is a trademark of USB Implementers Forum.  iPhone, iPad Pro, iPod, Lightning, Mac, and macOS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. Android is a trademark of Google LLC. iOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the US and other countries and is used under license by Apple Inc. Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

Source Western Digital Press Release

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