Just like the Kickstarter-funded iStick from earlier in the year, SanDisk today revealed the iXpand Flash Drive. The drive enables individuals to easily transfer photos, videos, as well as various other data between an iOS device with a Lightning connector as well as a desktop or note pad with a normal USB port.
When the flash drive is connecteded into an iPhone or iPad, the iXpand sync app is released and also could be configured to instantly sync photos as well as video clips from the device’s camera roll to the flash drive. Entire motion pictures (consisting of most preferred non-native and PC-friendly styles, like AVI and WMV) can also be stored on the iXpand as well as played from the flash drive straight onto the iPhone or iPad.
“According to IDC, virtually three-quarters of all graphics are now recorded on mobile phones and also tablet computers,” stated Dinesh Bahal, vice head of state, item advertising and marketing, SanDisk. “With this substantial increase in mobile-generated material, customers are seeking simple ways to manage it all. Actually, our research reveals that 82 % of UNITED STATE mobile phone users find moving images, videos, songs and also various other documents to be essential to them. We developed the iXpand Flash Drive to provide consumers a fast and safe way to move their favorite material between devices so it’s offered when as well as where they want it.”
The flash drive also supplies users an added layer of safety in cross-platform file encryption. While in the iXpand sync app, files can be password secured while the drive is hooked up to an iPhone or iPad, then decrypted on a Mac or PC and also the other way around.
Readily available in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB dimensions, the iXpand Flash Drive works with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, and iPad mini running iOS 8 or iOS 7.
The 16GB and 64GB variations of the drive can be bought straight off of SanDisk’s official internet site today and offer for $$ 59.99 as well as $ 119.99 specifically. Starting Nov 16, Best Get will solely offer the 32GB version in retail and also on their internet site for $$ 79.99.